Sheriff's Office

Front doors of the Mecklenburg Sheriff's OfficeSheriff R.W. "Bobby" Hawkins Jr.

The Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office is comprised of 52 appointees. and 4 part-time employees. The Sheriff's Office is responsible for providing the primary law enforcement for Mecklenburg County as well as security for the courts.


Through a partnership with our community, provide all citizens with the highest degree of protection for their lives and property. To develop community responsibility directed at reducing crime and enhancing safety.

Administration Staff

  • Major Andy Ezell
  • Captain Chris Whittemore
  • Patrol Lieutenant Brent Evans
  • Operations Lieutenant Marlon Alexander
  • Court Lieutenant Dan Arnold
  • Investigations Lieutenant Jason Seamans
  • Admin Sgt./Accreditation Manager B.J. Mull
  • Administrative Assistant Deborah Clark
  • Administrative Assistant Beth Hensley

Specialist Teams

Tactical Team

Provides special trained officers to deal with high risk operations, i.e. search warrants, high risk warrant service, hostage situations, etc.

Dive Team

Provides underwater rescue and recovery service.