All Catawba County offices and libraries will be closed on Monday, May 28, 2018. All County Parks will be open for your enjoyment.

Contact Information

  • Sheriff Coy Reid
  • (828) 464-5241
  • Main Location:P.O. Box 385100 Government Drive., Building E Newton, NC 28658
  • (view all county locations)

Volunteer and Internships


The Catawba County Sheriff’s Office offers opportunities for citizens to volunteer their time. If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Sgt. Eric Page at (828)465-8278 or email to

Volunteers will need to fill out an application by clicking the link below.

Volunteer Application


The Catawba County Sheriff’s Office offers unpaid internships for college students studying criminal justice or a related field. Contact the front desk at the Sheriff’s Office to pick up an application packet at (828)464-5241. Students seeking internships must provide a contract between their respective college and the Sheriff’s Office before beginning the internship.

The Sheriff’s Office also works with Catawba County Schools to offer internships for high school juniors and seniors interested in a career in law enforcement. Students interested in this internship program should contact their school counselors for more information.