Captain Hunt has been serving as a law enforcement officer since 2007. Captain Hunt is a graduate from Basic Law Enforcement Training from Robeson Community College. Prior to law enforcement, Captain Hunt was a participant in High Point Police Department's Citizen's Academy.
Captain Hunt has worked for the Scotland County Sheriff's Office since March of 2017 and started as a Patrol Officer. Captain Hunt then worked his way up to becoming a Patrol Sergeant, Patrol Lieutenant and Lieutenant over the Sheriff's Office Community and Crime Programs. In 2019 he was promoted to Captain overseeing the Field Services Divisions.
Captain Hunt in addition to Scotland County, started his law enforcement career with the Lumberton Police Department as a Patrolman, and Red Springs Police Department where he served as a Patrol Sergeant.
Captain Hunt has earned many certifications to include Basic EMT, General Instructor, Hostage Negotiations, Intoxilyzer, Radar, Background Investigations, Community Policing, Crisis Intervention Training, General Instructor, Field Training Officer, Training the Trainer, and many more.
Captain Hunt enjoys spending time with his family, working on vehicles, and volunteering time in the community.
Captain John Hunt
The Patrol Division, directed by the Field Services Division Captain, provides the first line of law enforcement response for the communities of Scotland County. The division consists of four Lieutenants who assist the Field Service Division Captain by supervising the patrol squads. The four Patrol Squads work in fixed shifts providing services 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Duties and Responsibities
A Lieutenant and Sergeant assigned to each shift supervises the field operations of each squad. Patrol Deputies receive hours of in-service training in various topic areas to provide a wide range of technical expertise and knowledge to better serve our communities. They answer calls for service, serve warrants, serve domestic violence protective orders and perform various other duties required by the public such as: