Washington County Sheriff's Office
4th floor of the Washington County Courthouse
120 Adams Street
PO Box 969
Plymouth, NC 27962
Hours of Operation
Monday – Friday 8:30am to 5:00pm
Closed Saturday, Sunday & Holidays
Call 911 for Emergencies
911 is a 24-hour service
A Message from the
Welcome to the Washington County Sheriff's Office
Website. Please take a look at who we are and what we do to protect and
serve the citizens of Washington County.
The citizens of the county in which the Sheriff serves elect sheriffs
for four-year terms. The Sheriff is considered the chief law enforcement
officer of a county. Thanks to the citizens of Washington County, I was
elected November 7, 2006. While I am in office we will do our best to
serve our citizens and the community with integrity, respect and
honesty. This department is made up of the Sheriff, deputies, detention
officers, telecommunication operators, and civilians.
The Washington County Sheriff's Office is charged with enforcing the
law, investigating crimes and securing the custody and control of
arrested persons, serving the court system through the civil and
criminal process and courtroom security.
Washington County is 322 square miles and has a population of 13,228
citizens. Washington County Sheriff's Office has jurisdiction in the
towns of Washington County. Plymouth is the county seat of Washington
County. Other towns in Washington County include Roper and Creswell.
The men and women of this office will continue to be prepared to meet
the needs of the citizens of Washington County.
Sheriff of Washington County, NC