The Wayne County Sheriff's Office Civil Division currently consists
of 4 different sections. These sections are Civil Processes, Warrants, Court Security and
Child Support. This Division is led by Lt. Owen Jackson and Sgt. Allen Sauls. There are a
total of 12 full-time Deputies, 13 part-time Deputies and two civilian assistants in this
Process Section has 3 full-time Deputies and 3 part-time Deputies. This section is
responsible for the Service of Civil Processes, Evictions, Carrying out Pre and
Post-Judgement Remedies as well as the execution of any other Orders that the Courts deem
necessary. With the assistance of 9 Special Deputies that serve Processes, the Civil
Section will serve over 19,000 Civil Papers from all over the United States in an average
Warrant Section is responsible for the service of all Warrants and Orders for Arrest
assigned to the Wayne County Sheriff's Office. These papers are from all 100 counties in
North Carolina. In 1999, this section served over 3,700 Warrants and Orders for Arrest.
Support Section works closely with the Department of Social Services. Processes served by
this Section include the Collection of Child Support for minor children and serving Orders
for Arrest for Contempt. In 1999, this Section served approximately 2,800 papers and
assisted in the collection of $54,000 in back Child Support payments.
Section consists of 9 part-time Deputy Bailiff's. They are assigned to work in all Courts
held in Wayne County. Their duties include handling prisoners, protection of Court
Officials, Jurors and Witnesses and carrying out any other Orders of the Court.