Cherokee County Sheriff's Office provides law enforcement and crime prevention services. It serves Cherokee County, N.C., which has population of more than 25,000 residents. It has civil process, patrol, detention, investigations, K-9, chaplain and victim advocacy divisions. The Cherokee County Sheriff's Office intervenes in cases of domestic violence and provides the information and assistance to victims unfamiliar to the criminal justice system. Its investigators interview people, gather documents and evaluate the facts of a crime. Additionally, the office provides a range of services, such as sex offender information, animal control, traffic safety, recovery of stolen property and firearms licensing. The Cherokee County Sheriff's Office is located in Murphy, N.C.