The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office is the principal law enforcement agency of New Hanover County, providing service to 183,500+ people within 185 square miles. The Sheriff's Office patrols the county, investigates crimes, apprehends criminals, and provides custody or control for arrested defendants, both pre-trial and sentenced. The Sheriff is responsible for courtroom security, service of civil process, transportation of prisoners and mental patients, and service of criminal papers.

Mission Statement

The mission of the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office is to protect the citizens of New Hanover County through enforcement of civil and criminal laws, operation of a professional and secure detention facility, outstanding public service with integrity and upholding the constitutionality of the Office of Sheriff. (source:

Contact Information

3950 Juvenile Center Road
Castle Hayne
NC 28429
Phone: (910) 798-4200

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