Haywood County Sheriff's Office

Welcome to the Haywood County Sheriff's Office

Office of the People
Fingerprinting will resume on April 12th.

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
Fingerprinting will resume on April 12th.

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

“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 the 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

Haywood Sheriff's Office

Office of the People

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“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 the 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.”

Our Mission

Our commitment is to build trust with every citizen we come into contact with, more especially those who have called on our office in need of assistance. We will build that trust by conducting our business professionally in an ethical and integrity-based way. Our goal is to provide a high level of safety for our citizens so they can enjoy their community and their everyday life.

We will bridge the gap of what our citizens’ perception is of law enforcement as we conduct our business they have called us for in a professional and efficient manner, providing service, education and timely information.

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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The Haywood County Sheriff's Office is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week regardless of holiday

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𝗕𝗟𝗔𝗖𝗞𝗢𝗨𝗧 𝗪𝗘𝗗𝗡𝗘𝗦𝗗𝗔𝗬 𝗧𝗨𝗥𝗡𝗦 𝗕𝗟𝗨𝗘Haywood County, NC: Thanksgiving historically kicks off the holiday season with an increase in deadly motor vehicle crashes. At 6:00 PM on Wednesday, November 23rd, the WNC Regional DWI Task Force will take part in a special operation honoring drunk driving victims and Haywood County Fallen Officers.The Wednesday before Thanksgiving is commonly called Blackout Wednesday due to the increase in alcohol consumption and drunk driving. All across the region this Wednesday, Law Enforcement will be taking a stand against vehicular violence by turning the traditionally deadly Blackout Wednesday blue.Throughout Haywood County, patrol cars will be stationed at a location where a deadly drunk driving incident occurred or where a Haywood County law enforcement officer was killed in the line of duty. At 6:00 in the evening, Police officers, Sheriffs deputies, and the NC Highway patrol will begin flashing their blue lights for 5 minutes. These lights will serve as a solemn reminder to drive safe, drive sober, and buckle up during the holiday season and beyond.Haywood County Sheriff’s Office will be honoring:Joshua Trantham: On July 24th, 2004, Joshua Trantham, 16 years old was struck and killed by a drunk driver on NC 110 near Canton. The Haywood County Sheriff’s Office will be at this location in remembrance of Joshua Trantham and to honor the Trantham family. The Haywood County Sheriff’s Office will be with North Carolina State Highway Patrol to honor the following men who died in the line of duty.Trooper Giles Harmon: On April 9th, 1985, Trooper Giles Harmon was fatally shot during a traffic stop near Exit 7 on I-40. The suspect had kidnapped his employer earlier in the day and still had his victim in the vehicle at the time of the stop. The Haywood County Sheriff’s Office will be at this location in remembrance of Trooper Harmon.Master Trooper Calvin Taylor: On October 3rd, 2001, Master Trooper Taylor was killed when a tractor and trailer struck his patrol vehicle on I-40 near Exit 27. The Haywood County Sheriff’s Office will be at this location in remembrance of Master Trooper Taylor.Senior Trooper Anthony Cogdill: On May 30th, 2003, Senior Trooper Cogdill was killed when his patrol car was struck by a tractor and trailer on I-40, near Exit 24. The Haywood County Sheriff’s Office will be at this location in remembrance of Senior Trooper Cogdill.Trooper David Shawn Blanton: On June 17th, 2008, Trooper David Shawn Blanton was fatally shot while making a traffic stop at Exit 31 on I-40 near Canton, North Carolina. The Haywood County Sheriff’s Office will be at this location in remembrance of Trooper Blanton.𝗣𝗹𝗲𝗮𝘀𝗲 𝗿𝗲𝗺𝗲𝗺𝗯𝗲𝗿 𝘁𝗼 𝗱𝗿𝗶𝘃𝗲 𝘀𝗼𝗯𝗲𝗿 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝘀𝗹𝗼𝘄 𝗱𝗼𝘄𝗻 𝗱𝘂𝗿𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗵𝗼𝗹𝗶𝗱𝗮𝘆 𝘀𝗲𝗮𝘀𝗼𝗻. ... See MoreSee Less
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