The Cumberland County Sheriff's Office is responsible for enforcing the law
and preserving the peace in an effort to improve the quality of life for the citizens and visitors
to the County. Within the Sheriff's Office is the Bureau of Narcotics, School of Law Enforcement
and Community Policing. In 1998, the Cumberland County Sheriff's Office became the 2nd in
the state and the 50th in the nation to receive national accreditation from the Commission
on Accreditation of Law Enforcement Agencies. In addition, the Sheriff's Office has added to its
growing list of awards the Governor's Crime Prevention Community Award, primarily for its
successful community policing program.
The Sheriff's Office is also responsible for operating the 568-bed
, 250,000-square-foot jail, which was completed in January 2003.
Visit the Sheriff's Office Web Site.