Chief Deputy Billy Brooks

 Chief Deputy Billy Brooks started his career with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office in 1996 as a Patrol Deputy. Over the past 23 years Brooks has moved through the ranks of the Sheriff's Office and has served in many capacities. Brooks has served as a Field Training Officer member of the SWAT Team, and supervisor in all three patrol districts of the county. Brooks has been awarded an Advanced Law Enforcement Certificate and Advanced Law Enforcement Service Award from the North Carolina Sheriffs’ Training and Standards Commission. Captain Brooks served as the Captain of the Patrol /Uniformed Division before being promoted to Chief Deputy in January 2019 by Sheriff Bill Beam.

Lieutenant Jordan Cody

Lieutenant Cody began his law enforcement career with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office in February of 2002. He has worked as a patrol officer in both Charlie and Baker Districts. In his years at the Sheriff’s Office he rose to the rank of FTO (Field Training Officer) and Patrol Sergeant. Lieutenant Cody was awarded the Sgt. John Howell Officer of the year award in 2011 for his work in implementing the MCT (Mobile CAD Terminal) program in our patrol vehicles. In February of 2012 he was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant. Lt. Cody has received many hours of various types of law enforcement training during his career thus earning him his Advanced Law Enforcement Certification. Lt. Cody is also a certified background investigator and assists the department with new hires. Lt. Cody also assists the department with training after obtaining his General Instructor's Certification. He is a lifetime member of the North Carolina Law Enforcement Training Officer's Association. He also serves as the Vice President of the Lincolnton-Lincoln County Fraternal Order of Police Lodge # 85. Lieutenant Cody currently currently serves as a Patrol Lieutenant for the Charlie District for the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office coordinating Denver area special events, as well as supervising 4 Sergeants, 16 patrol officers, a school resource officer, and lake patrol operations.


Captain Matthew Lykins


Captain Matt Lykins, who also serves as Assistant Chief Deputy, joined the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office in 2004 as a patrol deputy. He was named a Field Training Officer in 2006 and moved to the Criminal Investigations Division in 2010 as a detective.  Lt. Lykins was promoted to Sergeant in 2014 and Lieutenant in 2015. Lykins was promoted to Captain in January 2019.   He has earned the Advanced Law Enforcement Certification and holds an Associate of Arts Degree from Gaston College and a bachelors degree from University of North Carolina at Charlotte.  Captain Lykins is now in charge of overseeing the Patrol Division, Narcotics Division, Criminal Investigations and Administration.



Lieutenant Allen Manns



Lieutenant Allen Manns started his career with the Sheriff’s Office in 2003 as a patrol deputy. Manns originally worked in Charlie District which is in the eastern part of the county. After 3 years Mann’s was promoted to rank of Sergeant in which he supervised a patrol shift in the western part of the county. Manns held this position until 2010 when he was promoted to the rank of First Sergeant. In this capacity Mann’s assisted in supervising all functions for Adam District Patrol. Later the First Sergeant’s role Watch Commander overseeing all deputies on duty across the county for a specific shift. In 2015 Manns was promoted to his current capacity which is Lieutenant over Adam District. In this capacity Lt. Manns oversees and coordinates all patrol actions for the Western part of Lincoln County. 

Lieutenant Justin Frye

Lieutenant Justin Frye started his career in law enforcement in 2006 as a deputy with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office. Since then Frye has worked in many areas within the Patrol Division. In 2009 Frye became a Filed training Officer and in 2010 was promoted to the rank of sergeant. In that capacity he served in Baker and Charlie Districts. In 2012 Frye was promoted to the Rank of First Sergeant where he oversaw all patrol operations across the county for a particular shift. Lieutenant Frye currently serves as the Lieutenant over Baker District patrol supervising all patrol aspects of the district. This includes supervising 4 sergeants, 16 deputies, and a school resource officer. . In addition Lt. Frye also stays active in the Field Training Officer Program. Lt. Frye holds his General Instructor Certification and serves as in instructor for the Sheriff’s Office. Lt. Frye also holds both an Intermediate and Advanced Law Enforcement Certificate. Lt Frye received a Medal of Valor for performance of his duties here at the Sheriff’s Office.

Lieutenant Alan Houser

Lieutenant Alan Houser serves as the Jail Administrator.  He has worked for the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office-Detention Center for ten years.During that time Lt. Houser has served as a detention officer, Detention Shift Sergeant, and his most current position as Jail Administrator.Lt. Houser oversees a staff of 50 detention officers and is responsible for all aspects and supervision of 168 inmates. Lt. Houser is a member of the North Carolina jail Administrators Association. In addition, Lt. Houser also serves as an advisor for the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office Explorer Post 700. Lt. Houser received the Advisor of the Year award from the Piedmont Council and is a recipient of the William Sturgeon Award.




Captain Charlie Greene

 Captain Charlie Greene brings 41 years of law enforcement expierence to the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office.  Greene served for 30 years with the North Carolina Highway Patrol and 11 years with the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office before being promoted to Lieutenant in 2018 then to Captain in January 2019 by Sheriff Bill Beam. He will be in charge of the Detention Operation, Civil and Court deputies, and prisoner transportation.





Kelly Paris

Kelly Paris – Paris is now in command of the Criminal Investigations Division. Paris joined the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office as a patrol deputy in 2003 after 10 years working at a local family business.


Maj. Wade Lee Caskey


Maj. Wade Lee Caskey, who has 28 years of law enforcement expierence, will work as an advisor.  Caskey attended BLET in 1990 and upon graduation was recognized with the Award for the Most Outstanding Student. He was sworn in with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office on December 13, 1990. Caskey worked his way up by holding every rank available in the Sheriff’s Office until he reached the rank of Major while a full time officer. His hard work and dedication continued to earn him respect from both his superiors and his co-workers.