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.

 

ACA Accreditation Audit May 2021

Saturday, April 17th, 2021 at 1:03pm
Missing Teen Full Name: Jasmine Sydney Ballard
16
5 ft
135 lbs
Build: mid.
Eye color: brown
Hair color/Length: short
Distinguishing marks/tattoo: n/a
Race: Black
Missing 04-16-2021
Location last seen: 4826 Acres Drive
Last seen wearing: unk
Isaac Bear Early College https://t.co/i9v2GNsaTw
NewHanoverSO photo
Wednesday, April 14th, 2021 at 10:08am
Thanks to the staff students and families of Howe Pre-K for their appreciation for New Hanover County SRO’s!! https://t.co/StpJXWkj6P
Monday, April 12th, 2021 at 12:19pm
We would like to wish a very happy birthday to Chief Sarvis today! https://t.co/aqtOZo4Uve
Saturday, April 10th, 2021 at 4:04pm
Thanks to all of these first responders working together in unison we were able to save the life of a young female. @NHCFR @FireWilmington https://t.co/88iN9zsYSF NewHanoverSO photo
Saturday, April 10th, 2021 at 12:33pm
Traffic advisory I 140 east bound from 421 to I 40 is shut down due to emergency situation please detour your route.
Friday, April 9th, 2021 at 9:39am
It takes a special type of person to be a school resource officer, that’s why Master Deputy Rocky Dearmitt is great at it! https://t.co/ArW8ntxjzY NewHanoverSO photo
Thursday, April 8th, 2021 at 3:38pm
The New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office is excited to have the 2021 Azalea Queen Victoria Huggins here at our facility. https://t.co/bl9juKLD36 NewHanoverSO photo
Thursday, April 8th, 2021 at 11:02am
Thank you to Barbara with Sun Rise Broadcasting for this amazing pencil sketch of Jango done by a local artist. Barbara and FOZ, with z107.5, do amazing things for this community and always support the K9 Unit! https://t.co/2juiBBN7gY
Sunday, April 4th, 2021 at 9:05am
Happy Easter from all of us at the New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office! We hope everyone has a happy and safe holiday! https://t.co/xRvDmfLurt
Thursday, April 1st, 2021 at 10:57am
Congratulations to Sgt. Silas on his promotion from Detective to Sergeant! https://t.co/NMgRxsKbD4
Wednesday, March 31st, 2021 at 12:07pm
Congratulations to all those who have been promoted in the last week!

Corporal Harris was promoted to CSI Detective.
Master Deputy Peterson was promoted to Corporal.
Detective Wenk was promoted to Detective Sergeant. https://t.co/6f3SfXzDWK
Wednesday, March 31st, 2021 at 12:06pm
Congratulations to all those who have been promoted in the last week!

Corporal Harris was promoted to CSI Detective.
Master Deputy Peterson was promoted to Corporal.
Detective Wenk was promoted to Detective Sergeant. https://t.co/SNoJoFqJQv
Tuesday, March 23rd, 2021 at 5:27pm
Puppy Bane says “Happy National Puppy Day!” 🐶

Let’s see those pups! https://t.co/4mAJz5dl22
Friday, March 19th, 2021 at 1:50pm
Chief Deputy Sarvis discusses the Sheriff’s Office and the WRAAP program.

https://t.co/Uj3UQCtT8Z

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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