Sheriff's Office
Sheriff Kevin L. Auten

Chief Deputy David C. Ramsey

Captain John C. Sifford
Administrative Services

Captain Sam Towne
Captain Tim Wyrick
Support Services
Criminal Division

We are dedicated professionals that are here to help the citizens of Rowan County. If you need assistance, please call the Rowan County Sheriff's Office at 704-216-8700 or if you have an Emergency Dial 911 

 Optimist Officer of the year 2014

Criminal Investigations Department (CID)

All department staff were awarded this year.



Sheriff Kevin L. Auten was awarded the
Paul G. Wilson Award
The award honors the officer wh​​o embodies the spirit of the late Paul Wilson





Rotary Club 2014 Awards

​Sgt. Greg M. Hannold

Veteran Officer of the year, graduated from Catawba College and earned Master's Degree from Methodist University. Sheriff Auten said Hannold had served in several capacities since joining the department in 2007 - Baliff, Child Abuse Investigator, and In Service Training Offier - and last year changed to the Civil Department.


Deputy Cody Trexler

Rookie Officer of the year, is a graduate of East Rown High School and Rowan Cabarrus Community College. Sheriff Auten said, Trexler had a 69 percent clearance rate last year as a patrol deputy and does a good job of staying in touch with crime victims. His goal is to become an investigator.