The Office of the Sheriff:

  • Provides protection and assists anyone in the confines of the Fredericksburg city limits.
  • Assists the Fredericksburg Police, Virginia State Police, as well as the surrounding county sheriff offices.
  • Serves civil and criminal documents.
  • Provides security and protection to the judges, court clerks, and the citizens while in the Fredericksburg Courthouses.


It is the mission of the Fredericksburg Sheriff's Office to provide to the Commonwealth of Virginia and the City of Fredericksburg, a responsive, coordinated, composite, citywide Sheriff's Office; independent yet supportive of other law enforcement agencies; to preserve law and order; to meet goals and objectives of the office; provide security and safety services in the most efficient and effective manner.

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