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
Saturday, March 17th, 2018 at 8:26am
Happy St Patrick’s Day from NHSO K-9 Deputy Bane! https://t.co/OqziHcI65c
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
New Hanover County Sheriff's Office
New Hanover County Sheriff's Office added 2 new photos.Tuesday, April 10th, 2018 at 6:17pm
NHSO new ride!
New Hanover County Sheriff's Office
New Hanover County Sheriff's Office added 3 new photos.Monday, April 9th, 2018 at 6:00am
Last week we got to demonstrate the dangers of impaired driving at Trask Middle School.
New Hanover County Sheriff's Office
New Hanover County Sheriff's Office added 7 new photos.Sunday, April 8th, 2018 at 3:33pm
The Mounted Unit patrolled a neighborhood today in preparation for the Azalea Festival.

Smart Start of New Hanover County

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