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.

Friday April the 29th.  NHCSO Permit office will be closed due to relocating the permit office to another room. We will reopen May 2, 2016 @ 9:00 am

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Sheriff’s Citizen Academy 2016 Photo Album

Wednesday, April 27th, 2016 at 4:09am
Press Conf 2016: https://t.co/DJyL6hFDay via @YouTube
Wednesday, April 27th, 2016 at 1:25am
NHSO arrest 15 year old for the homicide of Ben Privott.
Wednesday, April 6th, 2016 at 1:38am
NHSO conducting death investigation for a body found in the woods off N College Rd. https://t.co/FHppT7ncPP NewHanoverSO photo
Tuesday, March 15th, 2016 at 11:17am
Deputy Griswold a member of the Housing Task Force making a difference! U need tight shoe strings to win the race! https://t.co/FEQ6seyKA8 NewHanoverSO photo
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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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New Hanover County Sheriff's OfficeThursday, March 17th, 2016 at 2:13am
Animals Services is having our SPRING – “FREE RABIES CLINIC”

When: Saturday, March 19th
Time: 9:00 am – 11:0 am
Location: 180 Division Drive- NHC Animal Services

Remember to bring proof of previous rabies vaccination to receive a THREE Year vaccination.
The tag IS NOT sufficient proof. Otherwise, your pet will receive a one-year vaccination.

***If you do not have a pet, volunteers are always needed to help***
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New Hanover County Sheriff's OfficeTuesday, March 15th, 2016 at 2:20pm
Deputy Griswold a member of the Housing Unit Task Force is making a difference! You gotta have tight shoe strings to win the race!
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Drug Drop-Off Locations
MobilePatrol Public Safety App
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Sheriff's Office: 3950 Juvenile Center Road • Castle Hayne, NC 28429 • Phone 910-798-4200 • Fax 910-798-4212