Sheriff James E. Clemmons, Jr.

James Clemmons - Uniform
01 Court Street
Rockingham, NC 28379

Phone: (910) 895-3232
Fax: (910) 997-8387

The position as Sheriff of Richmond County holds the Sheriff responsible for law enforcement on the county level. The Sheriff’s deputies carry out most of the law enforcement duties while the Sheriff, an elected official, manages their activities and hold each of his deputies accountable to his high standard of professionalism and code of conduct.

Some of the duties the Sheriff is responsible for providing the citizens of Richmond County include:

- Providing courtroom security with bailiffs

- Providing Judicial Center security

- Maintaining a Detention facility for Richmond County

- Service of Civil processes and Criminal papers

- Investigating complaints

- Emergency response

- Patrolling the 474 square miles of Richmond County

- Resolving disputes

- Arresting suspects

- Criminal investigation

- Executing warrants

- Managing and overseeing the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office