Sheriff Ed McMahon

Welcome to the New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office

The New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office is the principal law enforcement agency of New Hanover County, providing service to over 200,000 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.

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Sheriff’s Citizen Academy 2016 Photo Album

Friday, May 27th, 2016 at 3:33am
NHSO on scene at Hoggard HS for bomb threat.
Thursday, May 19th, 2016 at 1:53am
NHSO on scene 2800 Block Hwy 421 N. for an unknown military ordinance found.
Wednesday, May 18th, 2016 at 6:23am
New Hanover high school is clear and all roads are open back up from earlier bomb threat.
Wednesday, April 27th, 2016 at 4:09am
Press Conf 2016: https://t.co/DJyL6hFDay via @YouTube
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New Hanover County Sheriff's OfficeSaturday, May 28th, 2016 at 2:43am
This is a picture of a man that that stole over $300.00 from Wal-Mart in Porter’s Neck. If anyone can help identify him please let us know.
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New Hanover County Sheriff's OfficeThursday, May 26th, 2016 at 8:09am
Special Olympics Torch Run!!! https://flic.kr/s/aHskzQcwku
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New Hanover County Sheriff's Office added 5 new photos.Wednesday, May 18th, 2016 at 5:13am
Congratulations to Corporal T. Reynolds for receiving Officer of the Year 2016!!
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New Hanover County Sheriff's OfficeThursday, May 5th, 2016 at 12:17am
Come out and join us for the 1st Annual County Basketball Tournament!
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New Hanover County Sheriff's Office added 17 new photos — with Teena McMahon.Monday, April 25th, 2016 at 12:26pm
NHCSO supporting Combat Mud Run Step Up for Soldiers!!!Sheriff Ed McMahon with Family and Deputies!
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Sheriff's Citizen Academy Spring 2016
Drug Drop-Off Locations
MobilePatrol Public Safety App
MobilePatrol Public Safety App
Sheriff's Office: 3950 Juvenile Center Road • Castle Hayne, NC 28429 • Phone 910-798-4200 • Fax 910-798-4212