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.

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
Tuesday, October 4th, 2016 at 6:59am
We've got new hours for Animal Services
Starting October 17, 2016
https://t.co/itr1wcfy8A
Monday, October 3rd, 2016 at 1:59pm
All school buses have been cleared to leave their schools, kids will be arriving home soon
Monday, October 3rd, 2016 at 1:46pm
Dow Road and additional surrounding roads have reopen to traffic
Monday, October 3rd, 2016 at 12:41pm
At this point no known injuries to citizens or law enforcement suspect in custody
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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