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Sheriff's Office

The Catawba County Sheriff's Office provides primary law enforcement services to the citizens of Catawba County. Serving the public with an adequate patrol of our county, drug enforcement, crime prevention, and education programs, it is the goal of your Catawba County Sheriff's Office to work together with the citizenry to make our county a safe place in which to live, to be employed, to worship and to enjoy recreation.

Message from Sheriff Coy Reid

It is my vision to enhance the quality of life and sense of community in Catawba County by providing effective criminal justice services that are guided by integrity and compassion, and supported by the trust of those we protect.

Important Phone Numbers

Sheriff's Administration828-465-8301
Sheriff's Office828-464-5241
Chief Executive Officer828-465-8302
Civil Process Division828-465-8321
Concealed Handgun Permits828-465-8984
Crime Prevention Officer828-465-8336
Criminal Investigation/Detective Division828-465-0671
Criminal Warrants828-465-8960
Drug Tip Line828-466-ATIP
Sex Offender Registry828-465-7974
Narcotics Division828-464-6932
Newton Detention Facility828-465-8999
Records Division