Public Notice: BCSO Scheduled for NCLEA Assessment

PUBLIC NOTICE   The Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office is scheduled for an assessment on June 13, 2022 as part of a program to achieve law enforcement accreditation by verifying it meets professional standards. Administered by the North Carolina Law Enforcement Accreditation (NCLEA) program, the accreditation program requires agencies to comply … Read More

BCSO Selective Enforcement Unit Arrests Two on Felony Drug Charges

ARRESTED! Deputies with the BCSO Selective Enforcement Unit have arrested two on felony drug charges. JODY RILEY, 45, of Project Rd. in Ash, is charged with PWIMSD cocaine and possess drug paraphernalia.  He is currently being detained in the Brunswick County Detention Facility under a $110,000 bond. FREDERICK D. WILLIAMS, … Read More

BCSO Marine Patrol C.R.E.W. Program

Sheriff John Ingram and the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office Marine Patrol Unit would like to reward children for wearing their life jackets while out on the water.  Not only is it crucial for safety, for children under the age of 13, it’s the law! When BCSO Marine Patrol Unit spots … Read More

Important Notice Regarding Gun Permits and Fingerprinting

Due to COVID-19, the following procedures are temporarily in place: Public fingerprinting services are currently suspended. Please call 910-253-2777 with any questions. Gun Permit applications are currently by appointment. You may schedule an appointment by applying online and selecting a date/time.

A Message from Sheriff Ingram

In the upcoming weeks, the Sheriff’s Office will be releasing some videos for kids and parents. Like Sheriff John W. Ingram says in the video, many of us at the Sheriff’s Office are parents and we understand the challenges of being tasked with homeschooling our children. We will be posting videos … Read More


⚠️SCAM ALERT: PLEASE SHARE⚠️ We’ve received some reports that someone claiming to be with the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office is calling people in our community and trying to scam them. The caller is using real names associated with the Sheriff’s Office and is using a “spoofed” phone number that shows … Read More