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Monday, December 5, 2022
Administration Building – Commissioners’ Boardroom
406 Craven Street
New Bern, NC
Topic: Sheriff’s Bond
Newly Elected Sheriff’s Bond: N.C. Gen. Stat. § 162-8 requires the sheriff
to furnish a bond payable to the State of North Carolina. The amount of
the bond shall be determined by the Board of County Commissioners but
shall not exceed $25,000. The bond currently maintained on the Sheriff is
$10,000. N.C. Gen. Stat. § 162-9 provides that the Board of County
Commissioners shall take and approve the Sheriff’s bond and have it
registered and the original deposited with the Clerk of Superior Court for
safekeeping prior to the sheriff taking office.