Sampson County Sheriff's Office
Sheriff Jimmy Thornton

 

County Security Officer

The Sheriff's Office has one deputy who is responsible for maintaining security for County buildings primarily after hours. The County Security Deputy is a full time sworn deputy with full arrest powers. The County Security Deputy checks county buildings such as the court house, airport, county complex and other county maintained buildings. The County Security Deputy attends Board of Commissioner meetings and other county meetings to ensure that order is maintained.