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Monday, May 29, 2017


Phone: 757-890-3630   TDD: 757-890-3621
Non Emergency - 757-890-3621   

 

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301 Goodwin Neck Road

P O Box 99
Yorktown, VA 23690
Phone: 757-890-3630
Non Emergency - 757-890-3621
TDD: 757-890-3621

Office Hours:
8:15 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. M-F

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DUTIES OF THE SHERIFF

The Sheriff is the chief law enforcement officer of the county.  Primary responsibilities include:

  • Conducting criminal investigations
  • Arresting offenders
  • Serving criminal and civil warrants
  • Providing courthouse and courtroom security
  • Providing general law enforcement protection
  • The Sheriff has both criminal and civil jurisdiction in both York County and the City of Poquoson. However, deputies concentrate their law enforcement activities within York County as the City of Poquoson has a municipal Police Department. The Sheriff’s Office serves civil process and provides courtroom security for the City on a routine basis, and provides other services as called upon or is necessary.