Haywood County Sheriff's Office

Welcome to the Haywood County Sheriff's Office

Office of the People

Welcome to the Haywood County Sheriff's Office

Office of the People
Haywood County Sheriff's Office

Welcome to the Haywood County Sheriff's Office

Office of the People

Welcome to the Haywood County Sheriff's Office

Office of the People

Message from the Sheriff

“ I am honored to serve the people of Haywood County with leadership, integrity, and strength. I want every citizen to rest well knowing that we will defend your God given rights protected by our Constitution with everything we have. My door will always be open to you, the people of Haywood County; the Sheriff’s office is your office, and I am privileged to have your trust to serve in it. May God bless you, Haywood County, the State of North Carolina and may God bless the United States of America.”

Sheriff Bill Wilke

The Haywood County Sheriff’s Office is an office of the people.

Our Mission

The Haywood County Sheriff’s Office will use every resource at our disposal to protect our God given rights as intended by our federal and state constitutions; to suppress crime and bring perpetrators before a court of law affording all due process; to maintain a safe, efficient, and effective detention center; to work with and promote the efficiency of our court system; to promote the well-being of our county in every way possible; to provide the most effective and professional services possible; and to carry with us and display the integrity and transparency of our actions as we serve.

Our Vision

The men and women of the Haywood County Sheriff’s Office seek excellence in Leadership for the communities we serve, Integrity in the actions we take whether in public or private, and Strength in making decisions that support our mission.

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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Haywood County Sheriff's Office - North Carolina

Haywood County Sheriff's Office - North Carolina

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

⚠️ WATER ALERT ⚠️⚠️WATER ALERT⚠️Haywood County, in conjunction with North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Division of Public Health, is issuing a precautionary advisory pending a waterway clean-up. A diesel fuel release impacted Jones Cove Creek near Jones Cove Road in Clyde, NC to the Waterville Dam at the Tennesse state line. While clean-up is ongoing, Haywood County Environmental Health Services Division is issuing a recreational water advisory for all of Jones Cove Creek, Richland Creek below Jones Cove Creek, and Pigeon River below Richland Creek. This is not a drinking water source. Until the water is tested and declared safe, environmental and public health officials recommend: • Avoid swimming, wading or fishing in these areas until further notice. • Avoid skin contact with water, soil and sediment in or near the river.• If skin comes in contact with contaminated sediment or water, thoroughly wash the affected area with soap and water.• If you are concerned that you, your family, and/or pets have been exposed to these waterways contact your health care provider or veterinarian. If you any concerns or questions, contact Haywood County Environmental Health Services at 828-356-2111. ... See MoreSee Less
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BUSTED‼️On May 22, 2024, detectives with our Crime Suppression Unit and officers from Haywood County Probation and Patrol conducted a traffic stop in Canton. As a result, two arrests were made. 🛑Joshua Ray Warren, 45 of Waynesville – Conspire to Traffic Methamphetamine, two counts of Trafficking in Methamphetamine. Warren is being held in the Haywood County Detention Center under a $500,000 bond.🛑Priscilla Renee Patterson, 51 of Clyde – Conspire to Traffic Methamphetamine, two counts of Trafficking in Methamphetamine. Patterson is being held in the Haywood County Detention Center under a $75,000 bond. Chief Deputy Matthew Trantham said, “I am very proud of this team, and their commendable efforts to make Haywood County safe. Not just this arrest but all the continued accomplishments put forth by this team is a testament to their dedication and hard work to ensuring the safety and security of our community. Thank you to the citizens for your continued support and trust and to our partners with Probation and Parole for their collaborative efforts in stopping illegal drugs from entering our communities. Together, we will keep our neighborhoods safe and secure.” In our system of Justice, persons charged with crimes are presumed to be innocent unless and until they are found guilty in a court of law. #NotinHaywood ... See MoreSee Less
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𝙄𝙣 𝙈𝙚𝙢𝙤𝙧𝙮 𝙤𝙛 𝙏𝙝𝙤𝙨𝙚 𝙒𝙚 𝙃𝙖𝙫𝙚 𝙇𝙤𝙫𝙚𝙙 𝙖𝙣𝙙 𝙇𝙤𝙨𝙩May 15 is National Peace Officers Memorial Day and pays tribute to the local, state, and federal peace officers who have died in the line of duty. Today we remember those who have given their lives in service to our community. Please join us in honoring their sacrifice.PATROLMAN GEORGE ROGERSCanton Police DepartmentEOW: 05/21/1974TROOPER GILES HARMONNorth Carolina State Highway PatrolEOW: 04/09/1985MASTER TROOPER CALVIN TAYLORNorth Carolina State Highway PatrolEOW: 10/03/2001SENIOR TROOPER ANTHONY COGDILLNorth Carolina State Highway PatrolEOW: 05/30/2003POLICE OFFICER II WILLIAM HENLEYSuffolk Police DepartmentSuffolk, VirginiaEOW: 03/19/2005TROOPER DAVID SHAWN BLANTONNorth Carolina State Highway PatrolEOW: 06/17/2008OFFICER JACKIE DEAVERLankford Protective SecurityHaywood County Sheriff's OfficeEOW: 10/11/2011OFFICER RALPH HENSONLankford Protective SecurityLake Junaluska AssemblyHaywood County Sheriff'sEOW: 11/22/2011#policeweek2024 #PoliceWeek #PeaceOfficersMemorialDay ... See MoreSee Less
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