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Sylva, North Carolina Jail and Mugshot Information

Sylva is an incorporated town that can be found in Jackson County where it also serves as the county seat. According to the 2016 census, approximately 2,644 people live in this area. The mayor is Lynda Sossamon. The Town Manager is Paige Roberson Dowling.

Town Hall:
83 Allen Street, Sylva, NC 28779
Phone: (828) 586-2719
Fax: (828) 586-8134

Sylva Town Hall

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In 2016, the crime index of Sylva was 522.7 which was much higher than the US average (281.5). During this year, there were no arson case, murders, rapes, and robberies reported. However, there were 10 reported assaults, 53 reported burglaries, 168 reported thefts, and 16 reported auto thefts. As of February 2019, 42 registered sex offenders are residing in Sylva. The ratio of residents to sex offenders is 63 to 1.

Sylva, North Carolina Police Station Information

There were 279 reported incidents in Sylva in 2016. The total crime rate was 10,516 crimes for every 100,000 people which was three times the North Carolina average (2,909 crimes for every 100,000 people). It was also much higher than the US average (2,745 crimes for every 100,000 people). Theft was the most frequently reported crime that year.

The Sylva Police Department is headed by Chief of Police Tammy Hooper. The department is responsible for ensuring the security and safety of the citizens of the town. The officers are responsible for providing 24/7 coverage to the community and answering calls for service.

Sylva Police Department:
755 W Main St., Sylva, NC 28779
Phone: (828) 586-2916

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Additional Information:
Address 1: 83 Allen St
City: Sylva
State: North Carolina
Zip Code: 28779-2629
County: Jackson County
Phone #: 828-586-2916
Fax #: 828-586-1716
Type: Police Departments
Population Served: 1900
Number of Officers: 9

The Jackson County Detention Center holds 72 male and female inmates that are under bond awaiting trial, court order contempt charges, sentenced persons, and temporary housing for the North Carolina Department of Corrections. It also houses all pretrial inmates of the Sylva Police Department. The visitation schedule is held on Sundays from 9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. and from 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Any visitors must be on the inmate visitation list.

Open Records Request in Sylva, North Carolina

The Town Clerk is the official record keeper of Sylva. If you want to view or obtain copies of public records, you can submit a request to this office. The current Town Clerk is Amanda Woods Murajda.

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