"Protecting, Serving, and Saving with Virginia's Largest Reserve Division!"

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J. E."Chip"Harding


"We take pride in the fact that we bring valued services to the community that far surpass our mandated responsibilities at little to no additional cost to the tax payer."

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Chan Bryant

Chief Deputy

Mission Statement "It is the mission of the Albemarle County Sheriff’s Office to provide customer friendly, exemplary law enforcement in the most cost effective manner as possible."

The Albemarle County Sheriff's Office has been serving the citizens of Albemarle County Since 1745.  The Sheriff's Office has been an accredited agency since 2002.  We currently have 19 full time and 4 part time deputies and a Reserve Division of 60 sworn volunteers.