EXCLUSIVE: Deputy Michael Ackerman back at work full-timeMaster Deputy Michael Ackerman called in to full duty for the first time Tuesday since he was shot 17 months ago during an incident in West Ashley. Though his new full-time job is in the office as a training coordinator, Ackerman took to the patrol car to
Former CCSO deputy who lost partner in shooting now running for office in NCA former Lowcountry deputy who lost his partner in a shooting is now running for congress in North Carolina. Michael Ackerman worked for the Charleston County Sheriff's Office years ago. In 2014, he and his partner,Joe Matuskovic, were shot at a West Ashley apartment complex. His partner passed away from his injuries, while Ackerman survived the shooting. Since then, Ackerman has tried to get legislation passed in our state for health coverage for first responders struggling with PTSD.