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About Our Organization
Thank you for visiting our page! We are proud to serve Chatham County as first responders, community leaders, and volunteers. Click the link below to learn more about our agency.
ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE HOURS: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday-Friday, except holidays.
MAJOR DIVISIONS & SERVICES:
Investigations & Victim Services
Can you answer the call? If you're considering a career in law enforcement or public service, view the link below to learn more about our available openings & career opportunities.
Become a Volunteer
Are you interested in giving back to your community through the Sheriff's Office? Learn how you can get certified to volunteer as a member of our team! All volunteers must be at least 18 years of age and successfully complete our Sheriff's Training Academy for Residents (STAR) Program.
CALEA Public Comment Portal
***IMPORTANT NOTICE: Although walk-ins are accepted, we encourage visitors requesting fingerprinting services (for employment purposes or NEW CCW permit applications) to schedule an appointment to reduce waiting times. Please call ahead to 919.542.2811 to schedule your visit.***
Important Notice Regarding Inmate Mail Processing
Effective APRIL 1, 2022, non-legal inmate mail must be sent to the mail processing center at the address below. The envelope must have a complete, legible return address (including the sender's first and last name, mailing address, state, and zip code) or the mail will not be scanned. Mail arriving with "postage due" will be refused and returned to sender, if possible.
Chatham County Detention Center
Inmate Name, Inmate ID Number (not the inmate's commissary PIN), #5302
P.O. Box 18247
Greensboro, NC 27419
(SAMPLE ENVELOPE EXAMPLE BELOW)
To learn more about mail processing center requirements, restrictions, etc., click here.