Sampson County Sheriff's Office
Sheriff Jimmy Thornton


Sheriffs Emergency Response Team

The mission of the Sheriff's Emergency Response Team is to provide the citizens of Sampson County and the Sampson County Sheriff's Office with a ready response team to contain, negotiate, and resolve the critical high-risk incidents utilizing specialized tactical measures. This team must possess the expertise and specialized equipment, which the average officer does not possess and apply them in reaching successful solution to a high-risk critical incident. It should be noted that all members of the Sheriffs Emergency Response Team are made up of volunteers from several division within the Sheriffs Office.