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Warren County Sheriff's Office
Sheriff's Office
132 Rafters Lane
PO Box 678 (Mailing Address)
Warrenton, NC 27589
Phone: (252) 257 3364

Johnny M. Williams
Sheriff of Warren County
Message from Sheriff

Welcome to the Warren County Sheriff’s Office Web Page. This web site provides an opportunity to gather pertinent information concerning law enforcement in Warren County. Through the use of the Internet, all who visit our web site will be able to gain valuable knowledge, which is relevant to the opportunities and services provided by our organization.

The Warren County Sheriff’s Office remains committed to serving you, the citizens of Warren County with dedication and integrity. Our ultimate goal is to make Warren County a safe place for citizens to live and work.

Mission Statement

It shall be the mission of the Warren County Sheriff’s Office to protect and serve the citizens of Warren County with fairness, compassion, and respect. Above all, we will remember our sworn oath to protect the constitutional rights of all the people while we work together to serve and support the citizens of Warren County.

Drug HotLine
The Warren County Sheriff’s Office has a Drug Hot Line to collect confidential information related to drug activity throughout our communities. This attempt to get the people of the community involved is intended to keep our county safe and drug free. Please feel free to call our hot line to help us stop criminal activity in our communities.
Phone Numbers
Emergency 9-1-1 (OR) (252) 257-3456
Administration (252) 257-3364
Detention Center (252) 257-3314
Drug Hot-Line (252) 257-1356
Employment Process

The Warren County Sheriff’s Office utilizes a system that selects the most qualified applicants in compliance with all applicable state and federal laws and regulations.

Minimum Standards for Employment

Every person seeking employment as a deputy, detention officer, or telecommunicator by the Warren County Sheriff’s Office shall, in accordance with the rule of the North Carolina Sheriff’s Education and Training Standards Commission and the Warren County Sheriff’s Office:

  1. Be a citizen of the united states; 
  2. Be at least 21 years of age; 
  3. Be a high school graduate or possess a general equivalency diploma (GED); 
  4. Consent to a medical examination by a physician licensed to practice in North Carolina; 
  5. Have a negative result on a drug screening according to the specifications of the North Carolina Sheriff’s Education and Training Standards Commission; 
  6. Be of good moral character; and 
  7. Have not committed or been convicted of a felony or certain misdemeanors

Warren County E-911 Communications operates under Johnny M. Williams, Sheriff of Warren County and it provides routine handling of all police, fire and EMS calls in the entire county. The Sheriff’s Office currently operates with the Enhanced 911 emergency telephone system. This system allows the telecommunicator to determine the telephone subscriber’s name and address from which the call was made, even in cases of no voice contact. This ability greatly improves the ability to provide police, medical or fire emergency response.