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.

Thursday, January 11th, 2018 at 11:30am
Remember Minnie Galloway, well she is being nominated for America's Favorite Crossing Guard!!
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Wednesday, December 20th, 2017 at 6:56am
Thanks to Patti Hill, Jimmy Bass and several others K-9 Bane got his ballistic vest. @vik9s https://t.co/kZ0XXrIchs NewHanoverSO photo
Tuesday, December 19th, 2017 at 11:42am
The New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office has arrested Antonio Terrell Myers for the armed robbery of the Circle K gas station on 12-15-17. This is an ongoing investigation and we believe that additional charges for related armed robberies are forthcoming. https://t.co/ABL46DIMIP NewHanoverSO photo
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New Hanover County Sheriff's OfficeThursday, January 11th, 2018 at 2:28pm
Remember Minnie Galloway, well she is being nominated for America's Favorite Crossing Guard!!
http://wshe.es/i36bbtI9
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New Hanover County Sheriff's OfficeSunday, January 7th, 2018 at 5:24pm
New Hanover County Courthouse will operate on a two hour delay tomorrow January 8, 2018. Courthouse will open at 10 am.
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New Hanover County Sheriff's OfficeFriday, January 5th, 2018 at 8:59am
New Hanover County Courthouse closed today Friday January 5. Have a safe weekend!
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New Hanover County Sheriff's OfficeThursday, January 4th, 2018 at 7:33am
New Hanover County Courthouse closed for the day. Please stay safe!
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New Hanover County Sheriff's OfficeSunday, December 24th, 2017 at 12:13pm
NHSO Investigating home invasion, one man shot and killed
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New Hanover County Sheriff's OfficeWednesday, December 20th, 2017 at 9:55am
Thanks to Patti Hill, Jimmy Bass and several others K-9 Bane got his ballistic vest. vik9s Vested Interest in K9s, Inc.

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Drug Drop-Off Locations
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