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With people spending more time at home social distancing, many are also spending more time on social media.  Facebook, Snap Chat, Instagram, Tic Toc, etc. are all great ways to stay… Read More

Posted by Transylvania County on July 6, 2020
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July 4th will probably look very more differently in 2020 than maybe it ever has.  With everything that is currently going on in our nation today, let us be reminded….Read More

Posted by Transylvania County on June 30, 2020
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Staying physically active is one of the best ways to keep your mind and body healthy. In many areas, people can visit parks… Read More

Posted by Transylvania County on June 22, 2020
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Ever since I was first sworn in as your Sheriff in December 2006, we have expressed the following motto: “We are dedicated to doing the right thing, the right way, for the right… Read More

Posted by Transylvania County on June 8, 2020
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It is my high honor to serve as the First Vice President of the NC Sheriffs’ Association.  The following is a part of a joint statement issued on Friday, May 29, 2020, from me and my… Read More

Posted by Transylvania County on June 1, 2020
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Today, we at the Transylvania County Sheriff’s Office honor and remember the brave men and women who have paid the ultimate sacrifice to secure the freedoms we all enjoy.  Let us all… Read More

Posted by Transylvania County on May 26, 2020
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The COVID-19 pandemic has unfortunately been tainted by intentional misinformation and a lot of anxiety. People are worried about what will happen to them and their loved ones… Read More

Posted by Transylvania County on May 18, 2020
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Some coronaviruses that infect animals can sometimes be spread to humans and then spread between people, but this is rare. Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) and Middle… Read More

Posted by Transylvania County on May 4, 2020
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The CDC recommends wearing cloth face coverings in public settings where other social distancing measures are difficult to maintain (e.g., grocery stores and pharmacies), especially… Read More

Posted by Transylvania County on April 13, 2020
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In coordination with the Department of Justice, Attorney General William Barr has directed U.S. Attorneys to prioritize the investigation and prosecution of Coronavirus fraud schemes. Be… Read More

Posted by Transylvania County on March 30, 2020
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With everything going on in the world, our country, our state, and our local community, we want you to know that your Sheriff’s Office stands ready to serve and protect you.  Here are some… Read More

Posted by Transylvania County on March 23, 2020
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Responding to the increasing number of people wanting to assist law enforcement officials and build a stronger partnership in the fight against crime, Sheriff David Mahoney is announcing… Read More

Posted by Transylvania County on February 24, 2020
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At the end of 2019, TCSO had 21 active Volunteers

(V.I.P.S. – Volunteers In Partnership with the SRead More

Posted by Transylvania County on February 17, 2020
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Phishing is the most common type of social engineering attack that occurs today. The main goal of phishing attacks is to obtain personal information such as names,… Read More

Posted by Transylvania County on February 10, 2020
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Phishing is the most common type of social engineering attack that occurs today. The main goal of phishing attacks is to obtain personal information such as names,… Read More

Posted by Transylvania County on February 3, 2020
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Phishing is the most common type of social engineering attack that occurs today. The main goal of phishing attacks is to obtain personal information such as names,… Read More

Posted by Transylvania County on January 27, 2020
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No, I didn’t spell it incorrectly. Phishing is the most common type of social engineering attack that occurs today. The main goal of phishing attacks is to obtain… Read More

Posted by Transylvania County on January 21, 2020
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The way pretexting works is the “bad actor” uses a variety of tactics to get personal information. For example, a pre-texter may call and claim he's from a survey firm and ask you a… Read More

Posted by Transylvania County on January 13, 2020
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At this time of year, people become targets with all the new presents that just arrived to their homes.  Now that you’ve ripped through the new gifts that you received… Read More

Posted by Transylvania County on January 6, 2020
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Isaiah 9:6

 

           For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall… Read More

Posted by Transylvania County on December 23, 2019