Deputy Sheriffs assigned to the Patrol Division are tasked with patrolling the approximately 555 square miles of Wayne County.
Deputies assigned to the Patrol Division answer emergency and non-emergency calls for assistance that are received from either the Sheriff's Office or Wayne County Central Communications.
The Sheriff's Office is the primary emergency backup agency for all of the other law enforcement agencies in the county.
The Warrant Squad is responsible for the service of all Warrants and Orders for Arrest assigned to the Wayne County Sheriff's Office. These papers are from all 100 counties in North Carolina and sometimes other states.
Our K-9 teams are made up of multi-purpose dogs that assist with article searches, suspect apprehension, and drug detection.