The Patrol Division of the Nash County Sheriff's Office is the backbone and heart and soul of the Sheriff's Office. It is comprised of 29 full time Deputies and 12 Reserve Deputies. The Patrol Division is responsible for responding to calls for service from citizens of Nash County, as well as, service of all criminal warrants and all civil process to be served. The Patrol Division answered over 26,000 calls for service from citizens in 2019. If you call 911, one of the Deputies from the Patrol Division is likely to be the one to respond to your call for assistance.
The Patrol Division is comprised of one Division Commander: Captain Chris Cary, who oversees the entire Division. The Patrol Division is divided into four platoons, which provide24 hour service to the citizens of Nash County. Each platoon has a Lieutenant and a Sergeant to monitor and supervise their shift. Working under the direction of the Lieutenant and Sergeant, are five deputies who respond to the calls for service from the citizens of Nash County. That means there are a total of seven Deputies on each platoon. Each platoon is also staffed with a member of the K9 Unit.