Sampson County Sheriff's Office
Sheriff Jimmy Thornton


Administrative Services

The Administrative Services Division is commanded by Captain Eric Pope. This is the only division in the Sheriff's Office that reports directly to the Sheriff and is responsible for:

  • Records Management

  • Human Resources

  • Professional Standards - Conducts internal investigations regarding officer misconduct, etc.

  • Providing information to departmental personnel, other law enforcement agencies and the public

  • Process permits to purchase handguns and concealed handgun permits

  • Process sexual offender registration

  • Training

  • Logistics

  • Budget management and financial operations

The Assistant Division Commander is Lt. Marcus Smith.