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About Sheriff Charles S. McDonald



Charles McDonald started his career with the Henderson County Sheriff’s Office as a patrol deputy in 1985. Over the next 25 years he served as a detective, drug agent, Lt over Training and Career Development, Chief of Investigations, Captain over the Detention Center, Public Information Officer, and Internal Affairs Investigator. During much of his career, McDonald was a member of SWAT, and a NC general and Firearms instructor. He also worked as a contract instructor for private companies specializing in law enforcement tactical training as well as serving as an instructor delivering training overseas in South America and the Middle East on Counter Terrorism, Crisis Response, and Tactical Command training and planning. Sheriff McDonald returned to the Henderson County Sheriff’s Office in March of 2012 after retiring at the rank of Captain in June of 2010. ¬†Sheriff McDonald is married; he and his wife Jennie have four children and four grandchildren.

Henderson County Sheriff's Office
100 North Grove Street | Hendersonville, North Carolina 28792

Phone: 828-697-4596
Administration Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm