About the Cabarrus County Sheriff's Office
The Cabarrus County Sheriff's Office Patrol Division is responsible for law enforcement services for
the entire county except for the City of Concord and City of Kannapolis which have their own respective police departments.
The county is approximate 357 square miles with a population of over 130,000 people. Patrol Division consist of four squads
with ten officers on each squad. The patrol division is also supported by the C.O.P.S and Detective division.
The Criminal Investigation Division is the investigative arm of the sheriff's department, consisting
of the following functions: Crime Analysis (All reported crimes within the limits of Cabarrus County); General Investigation
(The investigation of Property Crimes, Crimes against persons, and gathering of criminal intelligence information); and, Major
Cases (Includes Sex Crimes, Capital Crimes, Murder, High volume drug trafficking cases, and fraud).
The Cabarrus County Sheriff’s Office also has the following specialized details: Animal Control;
Bomb Disposal; Court Room Security; Jail Division; Lake Enforcement; and, Special Response Team. The Special Response Team, is a team of officers who go through many hours of intensive training on tactical
techniques with the use of specialized weapons and equipment in order to respond to high risk calls and situations within