The Special Services section is responsible for conducting complete and thorough background investigations on applicants that meet the criteria for employment with the Gaston County Sheriff’s Office. Every year all the current employees must have a criminal history conducted by this division to verify that they still meet the standards of this office and state regulations. This displays the integrity and commitment of having the most qualified personnel seeking this profession of working for the Sheriff’s Office. In addition to the background investigations this division completes all mandated paperwork that is required by the North Carolina Sheriff’s Training and Standards Commission.
This section is also responsible for our employee’s uniforms needs. Issue and maintenance of all employees’ uniforms and equipment is done here. New and replacement uniforms, when needed, are purchased to keep our staff looking as professional as possible when conducting duties of the Sheriff’s Office.
There were 188 persons tested as applicants for various job positions in the year of 2017.
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Gaston County Sheriff’s Office
425 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Way,
Gastonia, NC 28052