This county now count on forty-four state certified officers, the latest in radios, transportation and defense equipment to assure the best protection and service for the citizens of Lincoln County.
The Lincoln County Sheriff's Department includes a state of the art detention facility, which houses 150 inmates. The Sheriff's department is anticipating a groundbreaking ceremony for a Jail expansion in early 2005.
Lincoln County Sheriff's Department provides a Community Service Unit. This unit consists of Traffic enforcement officers and School resource officers. On any given day fifty thousand people commute on the major highways of this county, making traffic safety a major concern. With increased awareness and enforcement the Sheriff's Department hopes to continue to report decline in motor vehicle accidents in 2005.