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The Lawrence County Sheriff’s Patrol Division is the backbone of our office. With approximately 570 square miles to patrol this is no small task. This division performs many functions. The foremost is to protect and serve the citizens of Lawrence County. These responsibilities include the enforcement of all state and federal laws involving criminal offenses. The Patrol Division Deputies are assigned to one of three shifts and are primary responders to calls for services.

Patrol Division
Deputy Justin Dixon
Deputy Matt Cook
Deputy Harold Willett (courtroom security officer)
Deputy Jeremy Riggs
Deputy Chris Ditto
Deputy Kyle Craig
Deputy James Price (School Resource Officer)

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Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office K-9

“Axel”-  Axel, is a two year old malanois from the Netherlands.  Axel is trained to track and sniff out drugs as well as serving as handler protection. Axel is also trained in the Dutch language. Deputy Kyle Craig’s partner “Nitro” is a Dutch Shepherd also trained in the Dutch language. Both Axel and Nitro had their obedience training in Miami, Florida at US K9 Academy. …

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