The Sheriff's Office is responsible for providing law enforcement within Lenoir County which encompasses a 480 square mile area. The Sheriff's Office also has a satellite division in the town of LaGrange. In addition to the many services the Sheriff's Office provides, the Sheriff has a team of volunteers who call the elderly once a day to check on their well being.
The Sheriff is the highest elected Law Enforcement official in the county. The Sheriff of Lenoir County is responsible for:
Service of all civil process papers
Courtroom and County Building Security
Confinement of all Pretrial Detainees
Management of 285 Bed Detention Center
Transport of all Prisoners to Prisons
Investigation of Drug Crimes
Sex Offender Monitoring Program
Enforcement of ALL laws in their jurisdiction
Response to 911 dispatches in the unincorporated areas of Lenoir County
Inmate with last name beginning with letters A through M:
THURSDAYS from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., AND
THURSDAYS from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Inmates with last name beginning with letters N through Z:
FRIDAYS from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., AND
FRIDAYS from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.