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Meet the Sheriff

Charles S. Blackwood

Phone: (919) 245-2900


Hello. I am Sheriff Charles Blackwood. Thank you for your interest in our office! I hope you are able to use this website to easily find the information you want or request the service you need.

I want to express my sincere appreciation for the trust you have placed in me to serve as the Sheriff of Orange County.  The members of  my office come to work every day knowing that I expect them to deliver fair, responsive, accountable, and professional law enforcement services to our residents and to those who visit or travel through this great County.

Our goal is to respond to anyone in need of assistance with professionalism and integrity. We strive to make Orange County, North Carolina as safe as possible and to provide all members of our community with the same level of courtesy and customer service.


Please let us hear from you if you have feedback on our services in general, or this webpage in particular. We are always looking to improve. Thanks again, and welcome!

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