The Henderson County Sheriff’s Office serves a 373 square mile jurisdiction that includes the city of Hendersonville, the village of Flat Rock and the towns of Fletcher, Laurel Park, Mills River and a portion of Saluda. In 2014, there were approximately 111,149 Henderson County residents and that number is expected to reach 115,554 residents by the year 2020.
We have a state of the art 63,000 square foot Sheriff’s Office equipped with a crime lab, training room and a state of the art 911 Center. Our agency currently employs 210 full-time employees. 140 are full-time sworn deputies and detention deputies; 70 are full-time non-sworn/civilian employees including telecommunicators, administrative staff and jailers. Additionally the Sheriff’s Office has reserve deputies and part-time civilians. Around 80 volunteers participate in our Volunteers in Partnership (VIP) program and assist our agency in a variety of ways, ranging from front desk staff and fingerprinting to operating the metal detectors at the courthouse and providing traffic control services.