The Cannon County Sheriff's Department is responsible for law enforcement activities in all of Cannon County except the town of Woodbury.
This includes uniform patrol enforcing laws, investigating crime, responding to emergencies of all types, training, and public education to save lives and protect property. .
The Cannon County Sheriff's Department is also responsible for maintaining the County Jail and prisoners incarcerated by Court order.
The elected Cannon County Sheriff is Darrell Young. The Sheriff's Departmental offices and the county jail are located on Alexander Dr.