Timothy L. Wright
Sheriff
(828) 894-3001

Mission

Provides bailiff and security for the courts, serves civil and criminal processes. Enforces state law and county ordinances. Runs the jail. Protects our children, comforts seniors, secures individual property. Issues burning permits, takes fingerprints. Conducts educational and informational programming for youth and adults. Operates the communication system, investigates crime, provides security for special events. Partners with federal, state and municipal authorities, Rescue Squad, EMS.

Contact Information

Polk County Law Enforcement Center  
164 Government Complex Drive (off Hwy 108)
Columbus NC 28722
8:30-5:00 Mon-Fri
365 day 24 hour a day coverage
(828) 894-3001

Website www.polkncsheriff.com