Sheriff's Office

Notice

Effective July 1, 2020, the Virginia Department of State Police, Uniform Crime Reporting Unit began the collection of investigatory stop data based on the creation of the Community Policing Act. Data collected from our agency can be viewed on the Virginia Open Data Portal.

Our main responsibilities are to:

  • Maintain the County Jail
  • Provide security for the County Courts
  • Serve various legal papers throughout the county

Though all Sheriffs Deputies maintain and use arrest authority, the Chesterfield County Police Department is the agency responsible for the majority of criminal investigations, as well as traffic enforcement and patrol duties in the county.

Effective July 1, 2020, the Virginia Department of State Police, Uniform Crime Reporting Unit began the collection of investigatory stop data based on the creation of the Community Policing Act. Data collected from our agency can be viewed on the Virginia Open Data Portal.

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