The Investigative Unit is responsible for investigating issues that arise regarding Sheriff’s Office personnel internally and externally. If a complaint is made, this section determines if it is justified and the appropriate action is taken with the employee(s) involved.
Administrative policy 19.01 of the Chesterfield County Sheriff’s Office policy manual requires staff and line inspections. Staff inspections are conducted by the Chief Inspector and designated staff in accordance with the following schedule: All divisions/office/units – every three years. Unscheduled staff inspections may also be conducted at the request of the Sheriff or Lieutenant Colonel. Each officer in charge of a division, area or unit, or his/her designee, shall conduct a line inspection of his/her area of responsibility. This inspection shall be conducted approximately 18 months after their staff inspection.
Security Systems Unit
This unit is responsible for performing skilled security technician work in the service/repair, alteration, installation and of all security related systems within the Sheriff’s Office. Additionally, this unit resolves all immediate operational security system concerns and conducts regular preventive maintenance of those systems.
The Chesterfield County Sheriff's Office Training Academy was established by Sheriff Clarence G. Williams, Jr. on July 1, 1992. The Academy furnishes the highest achievable level of professional criminal justice and law enforcement training. The Academy continues its goal of offering entry-level and in-service training to not only Chesterfield County deputy sheriff's but to other agencies as well. The Department of Criminal Justice Services mandates the basic requirements for the annual training of all deputy sheriff's.