The Carteret County Sheriff’s Office is a multi-faceted law enforcement agency served by over 90 sworn and professional staff members. Our agency serves and protects the citizens of Carteret County and is committed to continuing our long history of safety, service and accountability.
Asa B. Buck, III was born and raised in Carteret County. A graduate of East Carteret High School, he went on to graduate from East Carolina University in 1998 with a Bachelor of Science in criminal justice. Asa has served in the position of Sheriff for over 10 years.
Members of the Carteret County Sheriff’s Office shall endeavor to preserve the peace and provide the highest level of ethical service of all Carteret County citizens and visitors.
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Applications for Deputy Sheriff Positions and Detention Officer Positions may be picked up at the Carteret County Sheriff’s Office located at 304 Craven St., Beaufort, NC between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. You may also download a copy to your computer by selecting Job Application.