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Detention Officer

Deputy Sheriff

Deputy Trainee


The Lenoir County Sheriff's Office continues to seek professional and qualified applicants in to represent our office, the Sheriff and the citizens of Lenoir County.  The 128 deputies and detention officers of the LCSO are not only co-workers, but are a family.   Our employees serve in numerous roles including:
Court Bailiff          Patrol Deputy          Field Training Officers          Traffic Accident Investigators        
Crime Scene Technicians          Detectives             Drug Agents            School Resource Officers         
Detention Officer              Special Response Team (SWAT) Operators             Transport Deputy         
Civilian Administrative Staff                 Part Time Staff Positions                 Security Guards          
     Blue Cross Blue Shield Medical Insurance t
     Dental Insurance
     Vision Insurance
     401(k) Retirement Plan                                                                             Life Insurance
     Law Enforcement Supplement (Deputies Only)                                      Shift Differential Pay
     Longevity Pay after 5 years                                                                       Christmas Bonus
     No Cost for Uniforms
     Paid Vacation and Sick Leave (8 hours each per month)                       
     Take home vehicle (Deputies Only - 25 miles from County Line)
     Overtime Pay for canine maintenance, Training and Court

     Citizen of the United States                                         21 years of age
     Possess a NC Driver's License                                    High School Diploma or GED Equivalent
     Must be of Good Moral Character                              Responsible Financial History
     Pass a Drug Screen, Medical Exam and Psychological Evaluation       
     Pass the Computerized Voice Stress Analysis (CVSA)
     Have not been convicted or committed any crimes as specified in 12 NCAC 09B.0111.
     Deputies must reside within 25 miles of Lenoir County border. 
     Detention Officers are exempt from this requirement.
     BLET certification is preferred for deputy.


Mailing Address:

Lenoir County Sheriff's Office

P.O. Box 3289, Kinston, NC 28502

Telephone:       252-559-6100
Main Fax:         252-527-3854

Detention Fax: 252-527-5022

Administrative Offices

Support Services Division

Detention Division


130 South Queen Street

Kinston, NC 28501

Global Transpark Annex

Patrol Division

Investigations Division


2695 Rouse Road Extension

Kinston, NC 28504

LaGrange Annex

Patrol Division


120 East Railroad Street

LaGrange, NC 28551

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