Sheriff's Car at Courthouse

Alamance County Sheriff’s Office

Sheriff Terry S. Johnson
109 South Maple Street
Graham, NC 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.


The employment application form for the Alamance County Sheriff’s Office is available electronically; however, it must be physically turned in at the Sheriff’s Office. It consists of two parts:  Part One and Part Two

Employee Complaints

You may file a complaint against a deputy/employee by filling out the following form and turning it in person at the Alamance County Sheriff’s Office or you may email it 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:

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.

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


Citizen Academy
If you are interested in attending the Sheriff’s Citizen Academy, please download the following brochure: Citizen Academy

Policy Manual
Our policy manual is available here:  Policy and Procedure Manual

Victim Notification
The Department of Homeland Security Investigations division has a valuable resource locator intended for the victims and witnesses; it can be accessed here: