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 holiday

Thank You!🎄🎅For 8 years Mike and Anna Tuziw, Founding Directors of the Fate Foundation, have provided Christmas presents for families in need in Haywood County. Your kindness and generous donations will reach the hearts of many this Christmas! ... See MoreSee Less
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| News Release: November 30, 2023 |Waynesville, North Carolina - On Thursday, November 30, 2023, Haywood County deputies from the Criminal Suppression Unit located and arrested Tyler James Ponder, 35, of Canton, North Carolina on the following indictments:🔵4 Counts of Felony Statutory Sexual Offense with a Child by an Adult🔵4 Four Counts of Taking Indecent Liberties with a ChildThis multi-agency investigation included detectives from the Haywood County Sheriff’s Office, Haywood County Health and Human Services Agency, Kids Advocacy Resource Effort (K.A.R.E.), North Carolina State Bureau of Investigations, and United States Homeland Security Investigations. Ponder is currently being held in the Haywood County Detention Center under a $2,000,0000 secured bond. Sheriff Wilke said, “Our office will continue to suppress crime and bring perpetrators before a court of law affording all due process. We will be vigilant to protect our county and its citizens, especially our children."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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iPhone Update - The new "NameDrop" feature allows your contact information to be shared with anyone who places their iPhone next to yours.𝐓𝐨 𝐭𝐮𝐫𝐧 𝐨𝐟𝐟 𝐭𝐡𝐢𝐬 𝐟𝐞𝐚𝐭𝐮𝐫𝐞, 𝐠𝐨 𝐭𝐨 “𝐒𝐞𝐭𝐭𝐢𝐧𝐠𝐬”, 𝐭𝐚𝐩 “𝐆𝐞𝐧𝐞𝐫𝐚𝐥,” 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐭𝐡𝐞𝐧 𝐜𝐥𝐢𝐜𝐤 “𝐀𝐢𝐫𝐃𝐫𝐨𝐩.” 𝐓𝐨𝐠𝐠𝐥𝐞 𝐭𝐡𝐞 “‘𝐁𝐫𝐢𝐧𝐠𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐃𝐞𝐯𝐢𝐜𝐞𝐬 𝐓𝐨𝐠𝐞𝐭𝐡𝐞𝐫” 𝐨𝐩𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐭𝐨 𝐨𝐟𝐟. ... See MoreSee Less
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HAPPY THANKSGIVING!We are so thankful to serve and protect this county and it’s people. May you all have a wonderful Thanksgiving! ... See MoreSee Less
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