Uniform Patrol

Uniform Patrol provides the basic Law Enforcement protection for the people of Pender County and is responsible for the protection of the public 24 hours a day. A uniformed patrol deputy is usually the first representative a citizen of Pender County may encounter, and the Patrol Division is the backbone of the Sheriff’s Office. The main goal of the Uniform Patrol is to prevent crime by deterring those who may violate the law through highly visible patrol of the county, and to assist citizens in many ways. We must always focus on “Keeping the Peace.” Deputies in Patrol Division are responsible for serving all criminal process, performing business checks, as well as enforcing all federal, state, and local laws.

Deputies are assigned to 5 different patrol zones which cover over 871 square miles of Pender County. Each shift works a 12 hour rotating shift of Day & Night. This schedule allows each shift to be off-duty every other weekend.

All deputies receive countless hours of In-service and school training in various areas which include Radar training, DWI detection and enforcement.