Detention Bios

 

Major Randy Hawkins - Was hired in 1990 as a Deputy, but spent the first year learning the ropes in the Detention Center.

 

After 7 years on Patrol, he moved into other divisions such as Community Policing, Narcotics, head of Criminal Investigation Division, and is currently serving as the Major of Detention.

Address: 106 E. Margaret Ln. Hillsborough, NC 27278

E-mail: rhawkins@orangecountync.gov

Direct Line: (919) 245-2940                    Main Office: (919) 245-2900

Lt. Spear has been with Orange County Sheriff's Office since in 2009. She was detention certified in Durham Co. (2010). Lt. Spear is also certified in FTO and CIT. She continues in-service training to stay on top of things within the detention center.

Lt. Spear received "Employee Of The Month" (2014). She was promoted to Cpl in March of 2017. In Jan. of 2018 she was promoted to Sgt. In December 2018 she received "Employee of the Year". February 2019 she was promoted to Lieutenant of Detention.

Lt. Spear's main goal is to make sure the inmates are taken care of and they are treated like she would want to be treated and with respect. 

Address: 106 E. Margaret Ln. Hillsborough, NC 27278

E-mail: kspear@orangecountync.gov

Direct Line: (919) 245-2940                    Main Office: (919) 245-2900

 
 

Sgt. Antonio Cartnail - Began his tenure with the Orange County Sheriff’s Office in 2007.  He has a certification as a detention officer from the Durham County Basic Detention Officer Training Academy.

 

Through hard work and dedication he was promoted to Corporal.  After  some years of service as Corporal he was then promoted to Sergeant.   As a Sergeant of the Detention facility he oversees the performance of eight or more detention officers to make sure the detention facility is running efficiently.

 

Sgt. Cartnail strives to ensure every inmate of the detention facility is treated with respect and dignity while under his watch.

Address: 106 E. Margaret Ln. Hillsborough, NC 27278

E-mail: acartnail@orangecountync.gov

Direct Line: (919) 245-2940                    Main Office: (919) 245-2900

Sgt. Blough began his tenure with Orange County Sheriffs Office in 2007 after one year as a detention officer in Alamance County.

 

Sgt. Blough has certifications as detention officer from Alamance County basic detention officer academy and as Law Enforcement Officer from Durham County BLET academy.


Sgt. Blough has served the Sheriffs Office as Detention Officer, Patrol Officer, Court Bailiff, Transport Officer and has worked in detention center since October 2012 and earned promotions of Cpl. and then Sgt. of B-squad in that time.


Sgt. Blough's message to his squad is to lead by example. The safety and security of the jail is our first priority, while doing this we work together to make sure all officers go home safely.

Address: 106 E. Margaret Ln. Hillsborough, NC 27278

E-mail: hblough@orangecountync.gov

Direct Line: (919) 245-2940                    Main Office: (919) 245-2900

 
 

Sgt. A. Whitted - Began working with the Orange County Sheriff's Office in November 2003.

 

He started Durham County's Basic Detention Officer Training on January 23, 2004 and graduated on March 5, 2004.

 

Sgt. Whitted started working as a detention officer and rose to his current position as Sergeant for C-squad.  

 

Sgt. Whitted's message to his squad is: to treat everyone with respect and how you would like to be treated.

Address: 106 E. Margaret Ln. Hillsborough, NC 27278

E-mail: awhitted@orangecountync.gov

Direct Line: (919) 245-2940                    Main Office: (919) 245-2900

Sgt. Thomas Crawford - Was born and raised in orange county.  He graduated from Orange high school and went on to auto mechanics school (through General Motors) in Charlotte NC.

 

He worked at Lacefield Chevrolet for several years before working at CARQUEST auto parts until Sheriff Pendergrass hired him to work in the Detention Center.

 

He later went to basic law enforcement training in Burlington to become a deputy sheriff.  He was later promoted to corporal over a squad in the detention center then promoted to sergeant over the squad.

 

He was transferred to courts and transportation to supervise the bailiffs in the courts and coordinate mental transports for the sheriff’s office.  He has been serving the sheriff’s office since 1997.

Address: 106 E. Margaret Ln. Hillsborough, NC 27278

E-mail: tcrawford@orangecountync.gov

Direct Line: (919) 245-2958                    Main Office: (919) 245-2900

 

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