Sheriff's Office
Sheriff
Sheriff Kevin L. Auten

The Rowan County Sheriff's Office was established in 1753, with the Sheriff as the only officer.  The Sheriff's Office now consists of a total of 207 employees of which 121 are Full-time and 20 are Part-time law enforcement officers with 50 Full-time civilian and 16 part-time civilian staff.  This civilian number includes Detention Officers with no power of arrest.  During 2003, the Rowan County Sheriff's Office was awarded the J. Stannard Baker Award, a national award for outstanding achievement in highway safety.


MISSION: To Provide professional law enforcement to the citizens of Rowan County, North Carolina through efficient and effective methods.  This mission encompasses functions of courthouse security, civil process, operation of detention facility, investigations and community patrol.

MAIN OFFICE
232 North Main Street, Salisbury, North Carolina 28144
Phone: 704-216-8700
Fax: 704-216-8674

DETENTION CENTER
115 West Liberty Street, Salisbury, North Carolina 28144
Phone: 704-216-8770
Fax: 704-216-8731

LANDIS OFFICE
102 North Central Avenue, Landis North Carolina 28088
Phone: 704-216-8742
Fax: 704-857-3640

JAIL ANNEX
400 Grace Church Road, Salisbury, North Carolina 28145
Phone: 704-216-7900
Fax: 704-216-0048

Make an Appointment to get your Fingerprints taken:
Call: 704-216-8700

 

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Online Handgun Permits

Effective July 3, 2014 you can apply for handgun permits online using the following link: https://rowanso.permitium.com


SPECIAL NOTICES

 

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Citizen Training Academy

 

Register for Classes Today

Call 704-216-8673

 

Get an inside look at how the Sheriff's Office works! 

Click on this link to find out more.   

CTA Brochure

 


  HOW TO RESPOND WHEN AN ACTIVE SHOOTER IS IN YOUR VICINITY

 Shopping Safety Tips 2013.docx


 

Tag & Tax Combined on Vehicles Starts in September, 2013

RALEIGH - The first combined tag and tax notices will be going out for September renewals. The program will still be ready to implement on July 1 and that is when the DMV will begin collecting, however the first combined tag and tax notices will now be for vehicle renewals due in September 2013.

Visit the DMV website for additional information.

Vehicle Property Tax Estimator Vehicle Property Tax Estimator

An easy-to-read map of the combined notice


 

Concealed Carry Permit Use of Force

2014 North Carolina Firearms Laws



Notices