The Detective Division consists of a group of highly trained investigators.
The Detention Division consists of four squads whose primary duties include the supervision of the inmate population within the New Hanover County Detention Facility.
The Administrator of this Division is Major L. MacNeish.
Deputies patrol their assigned sectors and respond to calls for service.
The Support Services Division provides assistance to the Sheriff’s Office and the citizens of New Hanover County.
The New Hanover County Vice and Narcotic Unit is responsible for the investigation and suppression of illicit drug trafficking, gang violence, prostitution, gambling, human trafficking and ABC violations throughout the county.