Sampson County Sheriff's Office
Sheriff Jimmy Thornton


Animal Control Unit

The Animal Control Unit is repsonible for enforcing N.C. Animal Control Laws and investigating claims of animal abuse. The officers assigned to this unit are certified deputy sheriffs with full powers of arrest.

NOTE: The Sampson County Sheriff's Office does not operate the Sampson County Animal Shelter. The Animal Shelter is a seperate agency and it is located at 168 Agriculture Place, Clinton, NC. The phone number for the Animal Shelter is (910) 592-8493.