The Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office Public Information Division serves as a central source for coordinating the release of information to the news media and the community. The Public Information Officer (PIO) is the primary point of contact for responding to requests from the media and assisting agency personnel with the dissemination of information.
The PIO is the Sheriff’s Office primary source of information to the news media. The officer is responsible for coordinating all press briefings and bulletins, and for initiating news media contacts. The PIO authorizes and arranges other members of the Sheriff’s Office to be interviewed by the media, to comment on programs or initiatives of special interest, or to participate in media-related events. The PIO is also responsible for postings on the agency’s social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter.