Physical Location & Mailing Address

109 S Maple St
Graham, N.C.  27253

Mission Statement

To serve, protect, and defend the citizens of Alamance County against all unlawful activities that may arise. We will operate within the laws of the State of North Carolina and the United States of America. We will ensure that justice will be our guide and the well being of our citizens our goal. We will serve with compassion and dignity and exhibit the best qualities of public service. We will ever be vigilant, ensuring that law enforcement will not be about race, status or power but about protecting our families and serving all citizens of Alamance County.

Public Services

The Sheriff’s Office provides typical law enforcement services to Alamance County. Additionally, we provide the following miscellaneous services:

Fingerprinting (for state-required background checks)
Pistol Purchase Permits (see the forms page)
Concealed Handgun Permits (see the forms page)

These services are offered Monday through Friday from 8:00AM to 5:00PM, excluding holidays.

Employment Opportunities

If you are interested in employment with the sheriff’s office, our employment application is available on the forms page as two separate forms – both of which are required. The forms page is accessible via the menu at the top of this page.

Employee Feedback (Complaints/Praise)

You may file a complaint against or commend a deputy/employee by filling out the form linked below and submitting it via one of the following methods: in person at the physical location address listed above, traditional mail to the physical location address listed above, or by email to the following address:

Usted puede presentar una queja contra un oficial/empleado, llenando el siguiente formulario y haciéndolo en persona en la Oficina del Sheriff del Condado de Alamance o puede enviarlo por correo electrónico a la siguiente dirección:

If you need assistance with the complaint/feedback process please utilize this guide: English or Español

English: Public Complaint Form
Español: Formulario Público de Denuncias

If your complaint is urgent please contact the supervisor on duty at 336-570-6777.
Si su queja es urgente por favor comuníquese con el supervisor de servicio al 336-570-6777.

Citizen Academy

If you are interested in attending the Sheriff’s Citizen Academy, the brochure/application is available on the forms page which is accessible via the menu at the top of this page.

I.C.E. Victim Notification

The Immigrations and Customs Enforcement division of the Department of Homeland Security maintains a valuable resource intended to notify victims and witnesses of crimes as to the status of criminal alien offenders; it can be accessed here:

Prison Rape Elimination Act & Sexual Abuse and Assault Prevention and Intervention

PREA/SAAPI is designed for the prevention, detection, and response to sexual assaults in the Detention Setting. With SAAPI and PREA both, the Alamance County Sheriff’s Office will have ZERO TOLERANCE for sexual abuse or sexual assault in Alamance County Detention Facilities. Notify an officer if you witness or experience anything related to sexual abuse.
Informational Poster – English
Informational Poster – Spanish

Contact Us

NOTE: The following email account is checked once per day on business days and not at all on weekends and holidays. Always dial 911 if you have an emergency.

For emergencies, please dial 911.

Main Line: 336-570-6300
Communications: 336-570-6777
Sheriff Johnson: 336-570-6311
Detention Center: 336-570-6317
Warrants: 336-570-6316
Evidence: 336-570-6007