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Our Mission:

The Rutherford County Sheriff's Office will provide public safety and assistance to all people, in a diligent and professional manner.

** ** ** ** Sheriff's Auction ** ** ** ** **

  • The Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office Civil Division is hosting an auction to be held July 26th, 2017 at 10 am. There are 20 items up for auction which include washers, dryers and stoves. This is a cash only auction with payment due upon completion of the auction. All items are to be sold “as is” with no warranties or guarantees otherwise expressed or implied. For further information please contact the “Special Proceedings” office of the Rutherford County Clerk of Court. The auction will be held at 125 W. Court St. in Rutherfordton.


Vision Statement:

To be recognized as a leading and professional Office, committed to our citizens and improving the quality of life in our county.


Contact Information:

Emergency: 911

Non-emergency: 828-287-6247

Fax: 828-287-6196



Front Office: M-F 8:30am - 5:00pm

Emergency Services 24 hours a day.


Mailing Information:

Rutherford County Sheriff's Office

198 North Washington Street

Rutherfordton, North Carolina 28139


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