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Sheriff's Office
Sheriff's Office


The Prince William County Sheriff’s Office, in partnership with elected leaders, staff and citizens, as part of public safety, will provide security at the Judicial Center, serve all court process, provide timely transport for prisoners and patients, and continue to develop and enhance collaboration with all of our partners.

The Sheriff's Office takes great pride in serving the citizens of Prince William County, the cities of Manassas and Manassas Park, and the towns of Dumfries, Occoquan, Quantico and Haymarket. Established in 1731, the Sheriff's Office is the oldest Prince William County Government agency and currently employs a staff of 91,including full and part time employees.

Our primary responsibility is securing the Judicial Center and serving civil process. The Sheriff's Office holds concurrent law enforcement jurisdiction with local police departments and stands ready to assist the police in their primary duties whenever and wherever needed.

If you are planning on visiting the Judicial Center Complex (courthouse) , please review the weapon policy for courthouse visitors prior to your visit. Camera phones are prohibited in the courthouse.


The Prince William County Sheriff’s Office is committed to the highest performance and ethical standards, and shall treat all people with fairness, courtesy and compassion.


The Prince William County Sheriff’s Office upholds the principles and values embodied in the Constitution of the United States and the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Virginia.


The Prince William County Sheriff’s Office provides the highest levels of professional, effective and efficient services to the public, and is firmly committed to the principles of community involvement, through problem solving partnerships, state of the art security equipment, law enforcement equipment and techniques.


The Prince William County Sheriff’s Office operates with the highest professional standards of the “Virginia Law Enforcement Professional Standards Commission” and the “National Sheriffs' Code of Ethics.” 



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