SENIOR LEADERSHIP TEAM

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THE SHERIFF

Paula S. Dance

The Sheriff is elected by the citizens every four years.  She is the Chief Law Enforcement Officer of the county and the leader who manages and guides all aspects of the Sheriff's Office.  She is directly responsible to every citizen of Pitt County.

Office: (252) 902-2800      Email:paula.dance@pittcountync.gov

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CHIEF DEPUTY

Chauncey Congleton, Chief of Investigations/Administration

Chiefs (sometimes known as Under-Sheriffs) are appointed by the Sheriff and are second in the chain of command of the Sheriff's Office.  Chiefs command a division comprised of various functional units.  Chief Congleton manages the Investigations Division.

Office: (252) 902-2772      Email: chauncey.congleton@pittcountync.gov

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CHIEF DEPUTY

John Guard, Chief of Patrol

Chiefs (sometimes known as Under-Sheriffs) are appointed by the Sheriff and are second in the chain of command of the Sheriff's Office.  Chiefs command a division comprised of various functional units.  Chief Guard manages the Patrol Division.

Office: (252) 902-2701      Email: john.guard@pittcountync.gov

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CHIEF, DETENTION ADMINISTRATOR

Lim Capehart, Chief of Detention

Chiefs (sometimes known as Under-Sheriffs) are appointed by the Sheriff and are second in the chain of command of the Sheriff's Office.  Chiefs command a division comprised of various functional units.  Chief Capehart is assigned to the Pitt County Detention Center and serves as the facility's Administrator.  

Office: (252) 902-2850      Email: lim.capehart@pittcountync.gov

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MAJOR

Carter Adkins

The Major is the senior leadership team member just under the Chiefs in the Sheriff's Office chain of command.  The Major answers directly to the Sheriff and manages a variety of specialty issues regarding the daily operations of the Sheriff's Office.  

Office: (252) 902-2715      Email: carter.adkins@pittcountync.gov