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"The world is a dangerous place to live, not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who don't do anything about it".

Albert Einstein

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March 20, 2017

Coffee With A Cop - Sheriff Terry Buchanan and the men and women of the Ashe County Sheriff's Office invite you to join us for Coffee with a... read more...

March 13, 2017

Job Openings: Part-time Deputy Patrol officers are needed for the Ashe County Sheriffs... read more...

March 6, 2017

Job Openings: Part-time Jailers are needed for the Ashe County Detention Center... read more...

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February 7, 2017

I consider it an honor and a privilege to serve you as Sheriff of Ashe County, NC. Having served as a law enforcement professional for 34... read more...


Mobile Patrol connects you to important safety information, news, and critical alerts for places you care about.

The Android & iOS app allows you to connect directly to our Detention Center information center. Accessing news that benefits you as an Ashe County Citizen.


We are preparing our partnership with Lexis Nexis to utitilize a Community Crime Map for Ashe County. This is coming soon in the near future. For more information, visit the Lexis Nexus website.