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Crime Prevention


Crime Prevention is  the anticipation, recognition and appraisal of a crime risk, and the initiation of some action to remove or reduce it.  


The Evidence Section stores and holds in safekeeping all evidence that deputies collect for presentation in court.


The Recruiting Section actively seeks competent, personally committed applicants who want to join our office for an exciting and challenging career as a law enforcement officer, detention officer, telecommunicators, medical, or civilian support staff.

Training and Staff Development

Training and Staff Development provides initial and ongoing training for all employees of the Wake County Sheriff's Office. This section is accredited through the North Carolina Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission and the North Carolina Sheriff's Education and Training Commission.