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"The Sheriff shall keep and preserve the peace of his county"

Administration

The Administration Division of the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office is responsible for the everyday operations of the Sheriff’s Office. They assist the citizens of Jackson County with a variety of services such as gun permits, concealed weapon permits, obtaining reports, and many other daily tasks.

As second in command, Chief Deputy Kim Hooper assists the Sheriff in planning, administering and coordinating the activities of the office. In the absence of the Sheriff, Chief Deputy Hooper assumes command of the office. Along with implementing the financial transactions for the Sheriff's Office, Chief Deputy Hooper establishes operational goals and policies for the office.

 As third in command, Major Shannon Queen assists the Sheriff and the Chief Deputy in planning, administering and coordinating the activities of the office, and oversees the daily operations of the Sheriff's Office. Major Queen supervises and evaluates all staff (excluding the Chief Deputy) in matters including patrol operations, investigative operations, civil process, detention, and administrative divisions of the Sheriff's Office. Along with the Chief Deputy, the Major is responsible for ensuring that the citizens of Jackson County are provided with the most efficient law enforcement services possible.


Chip Hall, Sheriff

Mailing Address
Jackson County Sheriff’s Office
399 Grindstaff Cove Road
Sylva, NC 28779

Telephone
828-586-1395

Email
clhall@jacksonnc.org

Kim Hooper, Chief Deputy

Mailing Address
Jackson County Sheriff’s Office
399 Grindstaff Cove Road
Sylva, NC 28779

Telephone
828-586-1384

Email
skhooper@jacksonnc.org

Shannon Queen, Major

Mailing Address
Jackson County Sheriff’s Office
399 Grindstaff Cove Road
Sylva, NC 28779

Telephone
828-631-1124

Email
shqueen@jacksonnc.org

Shena Phillips, Executive Assistant to the Sheriff

Mailing Address
Jackson County Sheriff’s Office
399 Grindstaff Cove Road
Sylva, NC 28779

Telephone
828-586-1383

Email
snphillips@jacksonnc.org

Helen Nelon, Administrative Secretary

Mailing Address
Jackson County Sheriff’s Office
399 Grindstaff Cove Road
Sylva, NC 28779

Telephone
828-631-1127

Email
hmnelon@jacksonnc.org

Kathy Ashe, Administrative Assistant

Mailing Address
Jackson County Sheriff’s Office
399 Grindstaff Cove Road
Sylva, NC 28779

Telephone
828-586-1381

Email
kgashe@jacksonnc.org

Charlene Beasley, Part Time Administrative Assistant

Mailing Address
Jackson County Sheriff’s Office
399 Grindstaff Cove Road
Sylva, NC 28779

Telephone
828-631-1116

Email
charlenebeasley@jacksonnc.org

Pat Parris, Part Time Administrative Assistant

Mailing Address
Jackson County Sheriff’s Office
399 Grindstaff Cove Road
Sylva, NC 28779

Telephone
828-631-1116

Email
patparris@jacksonnc.org