The Carteret County Sheriff's Office has over 100 sworn deputies and civilian personnel. The office is made up of several specialized divisions which are tasked with specific duties to help fulfill the mission of keeping the citizens of Carteret County safe and secure. Since 1796, the Carteret County Sheriff's Office has strived to provide the best in public safety to the residents of Carteret County by providing its deputies and staff the best training, tools, and equipment. This is all possible because of the support of the community and its leaders.