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In the event of an emergency, call 911.

The Services Division is supervised by Captain Warren Stephens. The division is divided into smaller specialized units called Bureaus.

Animal Services

Open Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. This bureau and its officers and deputies enforce North Carolina state law and Union County animal control ordinances. Their duties include stray pick-ups, animal bites, animal nuisance reports, animal cruelty investigations and humane trap dispersal.

To report a missing pet, email with full description, details about where and when the pet went missing, and your contact information. If you believe the pet was stolen, contact the Sheriff’s Office at 704-283-3789.

Civil Services

This bureau processes civil orders that are issued by the court system such as evictions, summonses, domestic violence protective orders, juvenile documents and writs.

Support Services

Support Services is responsible for providing support to the Sheriff’s Office. Support Services assists the public at the front desk and on the phone. Support Services completes information inquiries, processes permit requests, collects and manages crime and incident records, handles fugitive and extradition matters, and trains personnel.

Training Bureau

The Training Bureau is responsible for annual firearms training, in-service training and other trainings that are required by state law. The Training Bureau also runs the Field Training Officer Program.

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Contact Information

Sheriff's Office
3344 Presson Rd.

Monroe, NC 28112

Captain Warren Stephens
Services Division Supervisor

Phone: 704-283-3678

Specific Sheriff's Office Departments

Jail: 704-283-3641
Jail Transport: 704-292-2500,
Jail Transport Fax: 704-292-2599
Investigations: 704-283-3722
Civil: 704-292-2610
Community Resources: 704-283-3765
Records: 704-283-3585
Animal Services: 704-283-2308
Pet Adoption: 704-283-8303

About the Sheriff’s Office

The Union County Sheriff’s Office (UCSO) provides a full range of law enforcement services for our citizens in a continually growing county. These services include patrol, jail, civil process, criminal investigation and animal services.

The Sheriff’s Office works to serve the public to the best of their ability by providing quality service to citizens through contemporary law enforcement tactics, philosophies and proficient development of personnel.