7502 Justice Drive
Gloucester, Virginia 23061
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The Gloucester County Sheriff's Office holds State Accreditation through the Virginia Law Enforcement Professional Standards Commission
Welcome to the website for the Gloucester County Sheriff’s Office. The dedicated men and women of this agency invite you to take a moment to explore the information contained within these pages. Here, you will learn more about our diverse organization, the specialized divisions that comprise it, and the services we provide to the citizens and visitors of our community.
The Gloucester Sheriff’s Office is a state accredited, twenty-four hour, full-service agency. We are staffed with professional law enforcement, corrections, civil process and communications employees who are proud of the positive impact they make daily through their service.
Thank you for visiting this page, and for taking an interest in your Sheriff's Office. Please feel free to let me know how we are doing. We continuously strive to demonstrate our dedication to the highest level of public service founded upon the ideals of "Honor, Integrity, and Commitment."
The Mission of the Sheriff's Office is to provide for peace and security of all residents and visitors of Gloucester County.
The responsibilities associated with this mission are many. They include enforcement of state, local, and federal laws, protect life and property and operate a secure and safe jail, identify criminal offenders and criminal activity and, where appropriate, to apprehend offenders and participate in subsequent court proceedings, reduce the opportunities for the commission of some crimes through preventive patrol and other measures, aid individuals who are in danger of physical harm, protect constitutional guarantees, facilitate the movement of people and vehicles, assist those who cannot care for themselves, resolve conflict, identify problems that are potentially serious law enforcement or government problems, create and maintain a feeling of security in the community, promote and preserve civil order, and generally assist citizens in urgent situations (American Bar Association, 1983).
We carry out these responsibilities diligently, courteously and take pride in the services we provide. We work in cooperation with community agencies and groups to promote understanding and to enhance our law enforcement capabilities.
County Office Building One
6467 Main Street
Gloucester, Virginia 23061
Monday - Friday *see Office Closings for holidays
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM *see department's website for exceptions
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