Most Catawba County Government offices and facilities will operate on a 2-hour delay on Tuesday, December 11, 2018. Click HERE to get full details on parks and libraries.
** Catawba County Seniors Morning Out and Meals on Wheels programs will not operate on Wednesday, December 12 due to inclement winter weather.**

Sheriff's Office


Sheriff Brown was elected to office in 2018 after serving with the city of Newton Police Department for 30 years and retiring after ten years as Police Chief. Sheriff Brown believes strongly in developing relationships and partnerships between law enforcement and the community. To read more about the Mission Statement for the Sheriff's Office, click here.

To read more about Sheriff Don Brown, click here.

The Catawba County Sheriff’s Office responds to approximately 115,000 calls for service each year and is comprised of 198 Deputies and Employees. The Sheriff’s Office is responsible for responding to calls for service, crime prevention, serving civil process and criminal papers, sex offender registrations, investigating crime, providing School Resource Officers at County High and Middle Schools and CVCC, Narcotics, and the Detention Center that currently houses 260 inmates (close to 600 after expansion in 2020).


Important Phone Numbers

EMERGENCY911
Sheriff's Administration828-465-8301
Sheriff's Office828-464-5241
Chief Executive Officer828-465-8302
Civil Process Division828-465-8321
Concealed Handgun Permits828-465-8984
Crime Prevention Officer828-465-8336
Criminal Investigation/Detective Division828-465-0671
Criminal Warrants828-465-8960
Drug Tip Line828-466-ATIP
Sex Offender Registry828-465-7974
Narcotics Division828-464-6932
Detention Facility828-465-8999
Records Division

828-465-8300