Detective Division

The Hoke County Sheriff's Office Detective Division is responsible for criminal investigations throughout Hoke County. Generally responsible for felony investigations, the Detective Division is a separate unit providing specialized and complex investigative techniques to include crime scene investigations. The Detective Division encompasses the following areas:

  • Property Crimes include felony larceny, felony breaking and entering, and fraud.
  • Crimes against Persons include special victim's unit, kidnapping, sexual assault, homicides, robberies, and felonious assault.
  • Gang Investigations.

The Detective Division has investigators assigned to the SERT team that assist in the apprehension of armed career violent offenders. All assigned officers prepare investigative files; and coordinate with the District Attorney's Office for cooperation with the prosecution of cases and testimony before the Grand Jury and in Superior Court.

The Detective Division is directed by a Chief of Detectives, who holds the rank of Captain and answers to the Chief Deputy. The Chief of Detectives is assisted by a group of highly trained Lieutenants and Sergeants responsible for the day-to-day operation of each section within the Detective Division.


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  1. D. Shipp

    Captain Detective Division

  2. C. Sullivan

    Lieutenant Detective Division

    Internet Crimes Against Children Investigator


  3. A. Gooselin

    Sergeant Detective Division
    Additional Phone: 910-624-4362

    Cold Case Unit


  4. K. Hunt

    Administrative Assistant to Detectives

  5. J. Hoskins

    Detective

  6. L. McBryde

    Detective

  7. L. Arbos

    Detective

  8. A. Spence

    Detective

  9. S Catlett

    Detective

  10. R. Ingram

    Detective

  11. J. Glass

    Detective