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What we do...

The uniformed Patrol Division of the Henderson County Sheriff’s Office stands ready to serve the citizens and businesses of Henderson County by providing a partnership with them, to investigate crime, enforce the law and safeguard lives and property. Our highly trained and dedicated team of professionals will provide this service by proactive and courteous interactions with our community.

The work performed by this division is massive in its scope. While usually occurring in a motor vehicle, officers may also respond on foot, ATV, boat or motorcycle to calls for police service. The uniformed patrol officer must be knowledgeable and proficient at a variety of tasks. The uniformed officers are highly trained in recognizing neighborhood concerns in addition to criminal activity. Officers assigned to this division are the most visible symbols of all county services and considered the foundations on which other police services are delivered.

Who we are...

The Henderson County Sheriff’s Office uniformed Patrol Division consists of 56 full time patrol officers and totaling four squads (Baker, Charlie, David, and Edward) and specialty units (Animal Enforcement, Courthouse Security, Warrants, SWAT, EOD, K-9 and Reserves) and manages extra-security details. All squads conduct traffic enforcement by enforcing traffic laws and enhancing highway safety and public education.

Patrol squads: Baker, Charlie, David and Edward are the core squads assigned to routine patrol, 24 hours a day/ 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

Specialty units SWAT focuses on high risk and hostile fugitive apprehensions, warrant service, man hunts, and search and rescue. K-9 units are equipped and trained for tracking, apprehension, drug detection and article searches. Reserves are certified law enforcement officers offering their services on a limited basis.

Upon request, any and all services within the patrol division of the Henderson County Sheriff’s Office are available to other agencies at their request through mutual aid.


Henderson County Sheriff's Office

100 North Grove Street | Hendersonville, North Carolina 28792

Communications: 828-697-4911

Administration: 828-697-4596