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Sheriff Edward J. McMahon

Sheriff of New Hanover County


Vikki Ulrich

Administrative Assistant to the Sheriff


Chief Deputy R.L. Smith

Chief Deputy





Major L.A. Ruefle



Major D.T. Ward

Patrol Division & Support Services


Major M.J. Adams

Vice & Narcotics, Detective Division,

Judicial Services


Major D.H. Taft









Captain D.A. Ciamillo

Judicial Services (Division Commander)


Captain C.A. Hayes 

Vice & Narcotics (Division Commander)


Captain M.W. Vincent

Detention Division (Division Commander - Support)


Captain L.J. MacNeish

Detention Division (Division Commander - Security)


Captain D.H. Price

Patrol Division (Division Commander)


Captain K.W. Sarvis

Detective Division (Division Commander)


Captain B.D. Blackmon

Support Services (Division Commander)





Lieutenant D.E. MacAlpine

Patrol Division (Assistant Division Commander)


Lieutenant W.E. Crowningshield

Detective Division (Assistant Division Commander)


Lieutenant C.L. Wilson

Support Services Division (Assistant Division Commander)


Lieutenant J.A. Hart

Vice & Narcotics (Assistant Division Commander)


Lieutenant G.D. Johnson

Detention Division ( Assistant Division Commander-Security)

  Lieutenant B.C. Evers Detention Division ( Assistant Division Commander-Support)

Lieutenant H.G. Adams

Judicial Services (Assistant Division Commander)


Lieutenant E.W. Eason

Detective Division


Lieutenant R.J. Kennedy

Patrol Division (C & D Squad Watch Commander)


Lieutenant M.K. Wallace

Judicial Services Division (Bailiff Section Commander)


Lieutenant J.L. Simmons

Judicial Services Division


Lieutenant N.S. Frieslander

Patrol Division (SRO Unit Commander)


Lieutenant D.K. Biddle

Support Services Division


Lieutenant R.K. Johnson

Detention Division


Lieutenant R.M.Blake

Patrol Division (A & B Squad Watch Commander)


Lieutenant D. S. Haste

Detention Division (Transportation & Classification)


Lieutenant C. J. Barnhill

Patrol Division (Training Coordinator)


Lieutenant D. M. Warnick

Support Services Division


Lieutenant C. M Moore

Detention Division


Lieutenant T. L. Greger

Judicial Services Division

  Lieutenant L. Wyatt Vice & Narcotics

Lieutenant E. Long

Support Services Division (Internal Affairs)

  Lieutenant T.C. Robinson Patrol Division
  Lieutenant J.J.Brewer Public Information Officer
  Lieutenant J.S. Pope Detention Division
  D. O. Lieutenant J. A. Johnson Detention Division