The Dinwiddie County Sheriff's Office is a full service law enforcement agency. The Sheriff employs approximately 50 full-time deputies to provide services in the areas of Law Enforcement, Investigations, Civil Process, Courtroom Security and Administrative Services.

Mission Statement

The members of the Dinwiddie County Sheriff’s Office shall, through a partnership with the citizens of our community, provide the highest possible degree of protection for the county residents, guests and their properties.

The Dinwiddie County Sheriff’s Office shall endeavor to develop community responsibilities devoted to the reduction of crime and the enhancement of public safety.

These efforts shall include problem solving strategies, crime analysis, crime suppression and crime prevention techniques, a business / community / law enforcement alliance and other approaches designed to establish an environment where the criminal element will not prosper.