Nate Fearrington serves as the Captain of Services.


Captain Fearrington is from Chapel Hill, NC. After high school he attended Brevard College where he played basketball and studied sociology for two years. Following those experiences, he worked in the computer services industry and in automotive customer service before joining the Sheriff’s Office in 1999 as a detention officer.


Fearrington served in several capacities throughout the agency as he rose through the ranks. He also served as a Master Operator on the Tactical Team.


Sheriff Blackwood promoted him to lieutenant in the patrol division in 2015 and then to Captain of Services in 2019. As Captain of Services, Fearrington manages the vehicles, uniforms, and equipment for the Sheriff’s Office, including the detention, patrol, and investigative divisions.  


Throughout his career, Captain Fearrington has enjoyed the opportunity to volunteer at local elementary schools for Read-A-Thons and Black History Month presentations.


106 E. Margaret Lane, Hillsborough, NC 27278


Phone: (919) 245-2919