Carlos J.Noaks was born in the fall of 1958 to Shirley and Isaiah Noaks. He is a life long resident of the City of Norton. He attended both Norton Elementary School and John I. Burton High School. He is married to Phyllis Swindler Noaks. They have two children, Danielle and Derek.
Carlos was hired in 1982 as a patrolman by the Norton Police Department. He worked there until 1986 when Sheriff Bruce Rose appointed him as deputy. He became the city's first deputy.
In 1997 he was elected sheriff and took office in January 1998.
Sheriff Noaks had the privileged of working with former sheriffs Kenneth Wampler and Bruce Rose. He is proud to continue with their traditions of accessibility, equality, fairness, and compassion.
He pledges to treat each individual equally and fairly with dignity and respect regardless of profession, social status or economical situation. He further pledges the best possible service in a constant and prompt manner.