Public Information

The Public Information Officer (PIO) reports directly to the sheriff serving as the liaison between the sheriff's office, the community and members of the news media. The sheriff's PIO works closely with other members of the sheriff's office in order to provide the most accurate and timely information possible.

The PIO role is also responsible to media inquires, distributing media releases, coordinating press conferences and public events, disseminating public service announcements, developing news content for CCTV, maintaining all social media accounts, maintaining the website ensuring information is accurate and up to date, serving as a representative for the Sheriff's Office at local events and meetings, and coordinating special projects as requested by the Sheriff and CCSO senior management,

Carteret County Sheriff's Office strives to educate the public, promote the agency's accomplishments and improve public relations by producing and disseminating accurate information through social media, press releases, public service announcements, and our website.