Sheriff's Office

Robert “Banks” Hinceman

The Burke County Sheriff’s Office represents and serves ALL people who live in or visit Burke County. My Deputies, Detention Officers, Administrative staff, and I, are committed to serving All of our citizens with professionalism and integrity. I consider it a blessing and an honor to have had the opportunity to serve our citizens over the past 33 years at the Burke County Sheriff’s Office. I look forward to working with ALL of our communities to make Burke County a safe place to live, work, learn, and play.

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  1. Press Release - Adam Nicholas Vines

    Posted on November 28, 2023

    On November 27, 2023, the Burke County Sheriff’s Office served a criminal summons on Adam Nicholas Vines for Failure to Store a firearm to Protect Minors. Additional Info...
  2. Press Release - Johnny Reed Gum

    Posted on November 3, 2023

    On October 31, 2023, Burke County deputies responded to an armed robbery call at the Dollar General in Rhodhiss, NC. The suspect displayed what appeared to be a handgun to the clerks and demanded money. Additional Info...
  3. Press Release - Michael Edward Monn

    Posted on November 3, 2023

    On October 25, 2023, the Burke County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations/Narcotics Division were conducting an undercover operation in the Connelly Springs community in an attempt to apprehend Michael Edward Monn who had multiple outstanding Additional Info...
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