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Coy Reid, Sheriff
Coy Reid Sheriff
Phone: (828) 464-5241
Fax: (828) 465-8471

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100 Government Drive
Newton, NC 28658

Mailing Address:
Post Office Box 385
Newton, NC 28658

Office Hours:
Mon - Fri, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

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The Catawba County Sheriff’s Office offers unpaid internships for college students studying criminal justice or a related field. Contact the front desk at the Sheriff’s Office to pick up an application packet at (828)464-5241. Students seeking internships must provide a contract between their respective college and the Sheriff’s Office before beginning the internship.

The Sheriff’s Office also works with Catawba County Schools to offer internships for high school juniors and seniors interested in a career in law enforcement. Students interested in this internship program should contact their school counselors for more information.


The Catawba County Sheriff’s Office offers opportunities for citizens to volunteer their time. If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Lt. John Helton at (828)465-8336 or email to

Volunteers will need to fill out an application by clicking the link below.

Volunteer Application