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.

Mission Statement

To serve and protect the citizens of New Hanover County with integrity and enforce the laws of North Carolina and the United States of America.

Sunday, January 15th, 2017 at 6:22pm
Denesha Elaine McKoy has been found and returned home thank you to everyone who helped find her!!!
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Sunday, January 15th, 2017 at 11:39am
NHSO is searching for a missing teen. If you know where she is please contact us! https://t.co/SSX6yCU1Ix
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Saturday, December 24th, 2016 at 5:36pm
@NewHanoverCo @NHCFR @NewHanoverEM Deputy Moore & Deputy Shepherd Christmas Eve duty at the NHSO Front Desk https://t.co/awHOUrI3Ct NewHanoverSO photo
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Monday, October 24th, 2016 at 12:35pm
@NewHanoverSO is conducting a death investigation of a man at Shooters Choice gun range.
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Tuesday, October 4th, 2016 at 9:16am
Worried what to do with your pet with during a disaster? Here are the answers. https://t.co/mGth7DMkpr
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New Hanover County Sheriff's Office
New Hanover County Sheriff's OfficeSunday, January 15th, 2017 at 2:37pm
Thankfully Denesha Elaine has been found and returned home! Thanks to everyone who helped find her!

The NHCSO is searching for a missing teen from last night, if you have any information on her location please contact the NHCSO @ 910-798-4162 or http://www.newhanoversheriff.com/submit-a-crime-tip/

Full Name: Denesha Elaine McKoy
Age: 05/17/05 11 yoa
Height: 5’9”
Weight:140lbs.
Build: Medium
Eye color: Brown
Hair color/Length: Black with braids
Distinguishing marks/tattoos: N/A
Ethnicity: African American
Date missing: 01/14/17
Location last seen: 10 Diamond Drive Castle Hayne N.C.
Last seen wearing: White t-shirt and red pajama bottoms but may have changed
School Holly Shelter Middle School
New Hanover County Sheriff's Office
New Hanover County Sheriff's OfficeThursday, January 12th, 2017 at 3:13pm
This is the first edition of the NHCSO Quarterly Newsletter published by the VIPR Unit. It is our hope that this newsletter will increase transparency and knowledge of the Sheriff’s Office to the citizens of New Hanover County. Printed copies of the newsletter will be distributed through various businesses throughout the county. Please enjoy! http://www.newhanoversheriff.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/NHCSO-Newsletter-Q1-2017-for-print.pdf
New Hanover County Sheriff's Office
New Hanover County Sheriff's OfficeTuesday, December 6th, 2016 at 7:58pm
Sheriff's Deputy Alip, Tactical Flight Officer for SABLE along with Wilmington Police Department TFO and pilots were recognized by Wilmington City Counsel for their efforts during Hurricane Matthew.

https://youtu.be/TdqhyZWBhSU
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SABLE Black River Rescue
The Wilmington Police Department SABLE helicopter rescued 29 people, including a baby and two toddlers, and three dogs from flooded areas in Pender County
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New Hanover County Sheriff's Office added 5 new photos.Tuesday, December 6th, 2016 at 7:55pm
Sheriff's Deputy Alip, Tactical Flight Officer for SABLE along with Wilmington Police Department TFO and pilots were recognized by Wilmington City Counsel for their efforts during Hurricane Matthew.

https://youtu.be/TdqhyZWBhSU
New Hanover County Sheriff's Office
New Hanover County Sheriff's OfficeThursday, December 1st, 2016 at 1:24pm
Here are some apps that can help you if you think you are in danger from an attacker.
http://www.today.com/video/these-new-apps-promise-to-protect-you-from-dangerous-attackers-820764227896

Sheriff's Citizens Academy Fall 2016

Sheriff's Citizen Academy 2016 Fall
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