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 mentally unstable individuals, 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.

 

Thanks to @WilmBrewingCo for giving Corporal Pedersen & K9 Bane a ride after a long track searching for a missing teen. K9 Bane was thirsty after a long track, but Corporal Pedersen reminded him he's only seven. Bane replied "Dog Years!" Bane got some fresh water instead. https://t.co/mq24dAlWXj NewHanoverSO photo
Deputies Naughton and Soward took a few moments to support Deanna, the manager of Jason’s Deli, by helping her and some employees count their push-ups for the 22 a day challenge for military suicide victims. https://t.co/rW0ZGDuIXF NewHanoverSO photo
Thanks to Double Good Popcorn for donating popcorn to all of our Deputies, Detention Officers and Professional staff!! @doadoublegood
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The NHSO has investigated a number of school threats over the past couple of weeks. Parents please speak with your children and educate them on how serious a school threat can be. Report Don't Repost!
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Please join me in congratulating the recent graduates from the DOCC October 2021 Class.

Thank you all for your hard work, motivation and Professionalism. https://t.co/QgxgIZYM6l
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The Presidents Award was presented to the NHSO for our outstanding efforts hosting the USPCA National Police Dog 1 Field Trials.
The Ted Hirsch Memorial Award was presented to the K-9 Unit for outstanding services rendered as Chairmen of the USPCA National Police Dog 1 Trials. https://t.co/4yiY2OIcn1
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Running 4 Heroes started with a kid, an appreciation for our First Responders, and a mission to raise awareness and funds for those fallen in the line of duty.
Today Sheriff Ed McMahon received a flag from Running 4 Heroes in tribute for fallen Captain D.E. MacAlpine. https://t.co/4jcTTw8piz
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Rogers was arrested at his home in Leland and taken to the New Hanover County Detention Facility where he has been charged with 1st degree rape, 1st degree kidnapping, and three counts of sexual assault. Rogers has been given a $2,000,000 secure bond. https://t.co/qzIMIUDSOh NewHanoverSO photo
Armed Robbery
Just before 3 am the Scotchman located 1610 421 N. was robbed. The suspect is a black male wearing a black hoodie, black pants, black shoes and a white mask. Anyone with any information call 910-798-4260 or anonymously- https://t.co/40KsHiczOU

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The NHSO is investigating a social media threat from Hoggard High School today. The threat is not believed to have began in NHC but is being investigated. A Pender County teen was arrested yesterday in connection with the social media threat that involved Hoggard High yesterday.
Awesome day of training with the Legend Royce Gracie! Our instructors learned a lot and it was a blessing to meet and train with Royce Gracie and his Team. Special thanks to GCode for making this happen! #RoyceGracie #KhonryGracie #BillyDowey #GCode https://t.co/Rlp0iBiNCP NewHanoverSO photo
Today, the NHSO SAFE Unit will be monitoring the following school zones:

AM - Alderman & Freeman
PM - Hoggard & Wrightsboro

**Please be mindful that we attempt to alternate schools each day, we do not have the manpower to be at each school, and locations are subject to change. https://t.co/KHaZkumMMQ
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Today, the NHSO SAFE Unit will be monitoring the following school zones:

AM - Myrtle Grove & WCA
PM - Alderman & Freeman

**Please be mindful that we attempt to alternate schools each day, we do not have the manpower to be at each school, and locations are subject to change. https://t.co/KvZ1iTovnL
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Today, the NHSO SAFE Unit will be monitoring the following school zones:

AM - Codington & Murrayville
PM - Hoggard & WCA

**Please be mindful that we attempt to alternate schools each day, we do not have the manpower to be at each school, and locations are subject to change. https://t.co/JmZxTPnajM
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Today, the NHSO SAFE Unit will be monitoring the following school zones:

AM- Hoggard & Wrightsboro
PM- Parsley & Murrayville

**Please be mindful that we attempt to alternate schools each day, we do not have the manpower to be at each school, and locations are subject to change. https://t.co/0quO7lKaDq
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Today is World Mental Health Day. First observed in 1992, World Mental Health Day brings awareness to identifying signs of mental health, the stigmas surrounding mental health, and ways we can help those who need it most. https://t.co/riFaT7IC1J. https://t.co/cYBd0Mqvx9 NewHanoverSO photo

Our Continued Journey 1898-2020 Together

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Sheriff's Office: 3950 Juvenile Center Road • Castle Hayne, NC 28429 • Phone 910-798-4200 • Fax 910-798-4212
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