The Cabarrus County Sheriff's Office enforces and maintains public safety. Divisions include Animal Control, Civil/Records, Communications, Community Policing, Courthouse Security, Crime Scene, DARE/School Resource Officers, Jail and Patrol.
Cabarrus County Emergency Management plans for and responds to emergency situations and educates citizens in emergency preparedness and fire safety. Divisions include Homeland Security and Fire Marshal.
Cabarrus County Emergency Medical Services provides 24-hour emergency transportation to all Cabarrus County residents.