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.

Wednesday, April 11th, 2018 at 7:52am
Sheriff McMahon is challenging his School Resource Officers to be the best!
https://t.co/IfL6ym4BF8
Thursday, March 29th, 2018 at 12:20pm
NHSO Marine Unit escorting NC State Ports new cranes up the Cape Fear River. https://t.co/rAH5J8bPWR NewHanoverSO photo
New Hanover County Sheriff's Office
New Hanover County Sheriff's OfficeMonday, May 21st, 2018 at 10:32am
Congratulations Detective Beasley for receiving Officer of the Year!!
New Hanover County Sheriff's Office
New Hanover County Sheriff's Office
New Hanover County Sheriff's Office added 9 new photos.Saturday, May 12th, 2018 at 12:18pm
Today the Sheriff’s Office, Wilmington, NC Police Department and the UNCW Police Department had the privilege to carry the Flame of Hope for the North Carolina Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics. Thank you to everyone who came out to support this great cause and thank you to all our wonderful Athletes!
New Hanover County Sheriff's Office
New Hanover County Sheriff's Office added 2 new photos.Tuesday, April 24th, 2018 at 9:44am
The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office will be participating in the inaugural Cape Fear Career Expo at the Coastline Conference & Event Center (501 Nutt Street, Wilmington, NC) on Thursday, April 26, 2018, from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
New Hanover County Sheriff's Office
New Hanover County Sheriff's OfficeThursday, April 19th, 2018 at 11:17am
Sheriff McMahon is always challenging his senior staff to bring ideas to the table to improve. American Correctional Association Accreditation for the NHC Detention Facility is next!
https://youtu.be/joGAmBFvs-Y
New Hanover County Sheriff's Office
New Hanover County Sheriff's Office
New Hanover County Sheriff's OfficeTuesday, April 17th, 2018 at 6:51am
NHSO SRO Training is video of the day on The Big Show Johnboy and Billy Radio Network!!
http://thebigshow.com/
New Hanover County Sheriff's Office
New Hanover County Sheriff's OfficeWednesday, April 11th, 2018 at 10:49am
Sheriff McMahon is challenging his SRO's to be the best!
https://youtu.be/pm8T9qhQGeY
New Hanover County Sheriff's Office

Smart Start of New Hanover County

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