Welcome to Johnston County Sheriff's Office

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Meet the Sheriff

Sheriff Steve Bizzell is a life-long resident of Johnston County in the Pine-Level/Princeton area. He attended Princeton High School and Coastal Plains Law Enforcement Academy. Bizzell was raised on a family farm, the son of a farmer and minister, and is one of eight children. Steve is married and has three children. Prior to becoming Sheriff he managed the Bizzell family farm.


Emergency Information

Emergency contact information is frequently vital to facilitate treatment during life-threatening situations. Programming emergency contact information into your cell phone and carrying an Emergency Contact Card in a wallet or purse can assist first responders in contacting family and friends in the event you're involved in an emergency.

Download and print JCSO's Emergency Contact Card and carry it in your wallet or purse.


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April 18, 2023

Public Notification

The Johnston County Sheriff’s Office is seeking assistance from the US Federal Government through an Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) for $15,078.00.  These funds will be used to purchase ammunition for additional training to enhance firearms proficiency of all deputy sheriffs, to prepare for the possibility of an active shooter situation.

For more information please contact the Johnston County Sheriff’s Office at (919) 989-5025 within 30 days of this publication.