Sheriff S. Jody Greene

Sheriff S. Jody Greene was elected our Sheriff in December of 2018. With over 30 years of law enforcement experience to include, Narcotics Investigations, K-9 Handler, General Criminal Investigations, Homicide Investigations, Tactical Training, and much more. Sheriff Greene began his career as a Chadbourn Police Officer here in Columbus County, then was hired by the Columbus County Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff Greene continued his career with the North Carolina Highway Patrol and moved through the ranks to retire as a First Sergeant with the Highway Patrol. Sheriff Greene furthered his leadership in his career through training provided by the State of North Carolina. Sheriff Greene resides in Columbus County with his wife and family.

 Sheriff Greene is a graduate of AOMP (Administrative Officers Management Program) from North Carolina State University, He is also A certified general and specialized instructor with the North Carolina Criminal Justice Training and Standards. Sheriff Greene employs over 150 sworn and civilian staff with over 954 square miles of county, with a population of over 50,000 citizens.

 The Columbus County Sheriff’s Office proudly serves our county through the outstanding leadership of Sheriff Greene and our staff. Sheriff Greene promotes leadership under his command, along with dedication and integrity so that our citizens can enjoy the quality of life that they deserve in our county. Sheriff Greene promotes an open door policy and strives to be everywhere he is needed or wanted for citizens and staff.

 The Sheriff is the chief law enforcement officer of the county.

 To enforce ALL state laws and county ordinances.

 Primary responsibilities include: Arresting offenders, Conducting criminal investigations, Providing courthouse and courtroom security, Providing general law enforcement protection, Serving criminal and civil warrants, Managing and operating the county jail, Management and operation of Animal Services.

 The Sheriff’s Office provides assistance to the local municipalities upon their request or when needed. Sheriff’s Office maintain resources that will benefit our county during times of natural disasters or duress.

 If you would like more information of the duties of Sheriff Greene and the Columbus County Sheriff’s Office, you may visit us in person or utilized or sheriff’s office app or websit