(828) 452-6768 
(828) 452-6666 
1620 Brown Avenue 
Waynesville NC 28786

Message from the sheriff

“It is an honor to serve you as the Sheriff of Haywood County and I am grateful for this privilege. I believe that the sheriff’s office is an office of the people. The Office of Sheriff represents all people who live or visit Haywood County. My deputies and I are here to serve you by providing professional law enforcement services. One of our most important goals is to provide the level of customer service expected by citizens today. We work closely with the other agencies in our county to improve the quality of life for our citizens. The efforts of the Sheriff’s Office, combined with your involvement is key to successfully keeping Haywood County a safe place to live, work and raise our families. In conclusion, I want to humbly express my sincere appreciation for your support of law enforcement and the Haywood County Sheriff’s Office.”

Sheriff Greg Christopher


The Office of Sheriff serves residents and visitors alike in Haywood County. Our goal is to provide exemplary customer service and do our part in improving the quality of life in our beautiful mountain county. Our mission is to enforce the laws of North Carolina without bias. Through a concentrated effort of working with our citizens and focusing on the needs of our communities, we are committed to our county. This effort is paramount in keeping Haywood County a safe place to live, work and raise our families.

Our Vision

We will conduct all law enforcement activities in the most professional and efficient manner possible. We will serve the citizens in our communities with integrity, courtesy and respect.

About Us

The Haywood County Sheriff's Office is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week regardless of holidays or adverse weather conditions. We seek to diligently maintain the highest level of integrity, honor, and professionalism during any and all situations.

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