The Mission of the Moore County Sheriff's Office is to improve the quality of life for the citizens of Moore County by providing a safe community in which the citizens can live, work, and prosper.
This Mission will be accomplished in partnership with the citizens of Moore County through the highest ethical, professional, and legal standards.

Hours of Operation

Monday-Friday: 8:00am-5:00pm

Patrol Division: 24 hours a day, 365 days a year

Contact Us

  • 911
  • 1 (910) 947-2931
  • 1 (910) 947-1668
  • P.O. Box 40, Carthage, NC 28327

Anyone with information regarding criminal activity can anonymously contact the Moore County Sheriff's Office Tip Line at 1 (910) 947-4444

Physical Address


Sheriff Neil Godfrey

Sheriff Neil Godfrey was appointed as the Sheriff of Moore County on May 1, 2013.  He was elected Sheriff in 2014.  Sheriff Godfrey began his law enforcement career as a Special Agent with the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation in August, 1973.  Sheriff Godfrey retired from the SBI in 2002 and served as Chief Deputy for the Moore County Sheriff’s Office until he was appointed sheriff.  Sheriff Godfrey has more than 2800 hours of law enforcement investigative and leadership training and significant experience in conducting major criminal and narcotic investigations.

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