Judicial Services Division

 The Judicial Services Division offices are primarily located throughout the New Hanover County Judicial Building located at 316 Princess Street in downtown Wilmington. They also have several satellite offices located in other areas of the county. Judicial Services consists of approximately 85 employees (sworn and civilian) and is divided into three sections:

  • Safety and Security Section
  • Court Bailiff Section
  • Civil/Records Section

The Administrator of this Division is Major L. MacNeish. The day-to-day operations of the Judicial Services Division are directly coordinated by the Division Commander, Captain J.L Simmons. The Assistant Division Commander, Lieutenant Lt. D Long provides administrative support to Capt. Simmons and serves as the Division Commander in the absence of the Captain. Each Section has a Supervising Lieutenant who is directly responsible for overseeing the employees working in their area.

Judicial Services


  • Conceal Handguns & Pistol Permits
  • Records
  • Civil & Fingerprinting
Sheriff's Office: 3950 Juvenile Center Road • Castle Hayne, NC 28429 • Phone 910-798-4200 • Fax 910-798-4212
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