The Orange County Sheriff's Department is dedicated to ensuring
that all employees perform their duties with professional competence and
The integrity of the Department is based upon open communication between
citizens and the Orange County Sheriff's Department. Therefore, all complaints
will be accepted, whether by citizens of the community or employees. At no
time will an Orange County Sheriff's Department employee discourage, intimidate,
or otherwise coerce anyone who desires to file a complaint from doing so.
All complaints will be fully investigated. No false or frivolous complaints
will be ignored, and those individuals filing false reports will be prosecuted
pursuant to North Carolina Statutory Authority.
Complaints may be made in person, in writing, via Email or over the telephone.
All persons filing complaints will receive an acknowledgement letter that
the complaint was received, and is being investigated. At the conclusion
of the investigation, the complainant will receive notice that the investigation
has been completed.