DAVIDSON COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE CRIME PREVENTION UNIT
THE DAVIDSON COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE CRIME PREVENTION UNIT, UNDER THE SUPERVISION OF CHRISTOPHER R. AZELTON, IS A PROACTIVE PROGRAM THAT PROVIDES THE PUBLIC WITH INFORMATION TO HELP IDENTIFY AND MINIMIZE THE RISKS OF BECOMING A CRIME VICTIM. THESE PROGRAMS TEACH CITIZENS HOW TO ENHANCE SECURITY AND SAFETY FOR THEMSELVES AND THEIR NEIGHBORHOODS.
A native of Mount Airy North Carolina. Christopher graduated from Mount Airy High School and started his law enforcement career in 1992 as a deputy with the Guilford County Sheriff’s Office. Christopher was accepted into the 91st Basic State Highway Patrol School in Garner North Carolina in 1993, graduating from NCSHP Basic School. He was stationed in Randolph County where he spent most of my career. As well as being stationed in Alamance County for 3 1/2 years before returning to Randolph County in 2019. Christopher retired from the Highway Patrol on November 1st, 2020. Joining the Davidson County Sheriff’s Office in May of 2021 where he is now assigned to the Crime Prevention Unit. Christopher is committed to serving the citizens of Davidson County. He will continue to assist in bringing programs that will reduce crime in our neighborhoods.