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Sheriff's Office Bureaus


The Newport News Sheriff's Office is comprised of various bureaus.

While some of these have special units or sections incorporated into them, the main bureaus within the Sheriff's Office are:

  • Operations Bureau 

  • Services Bureau 

  • Professional Standards Bureau 

  • Community Outreach

Jail Information


Jail information is to help inform those family members and friends of inmates who are not familiar with the daily operation of the City Jail & Annex facilities rules and procedures.

It provides helpful topics to the public concerning procedures related to inmate interaction with friends and family members.

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Career Opportunities


The Newport News Sheriff’s Office is committed to hiring only the best! We actively seek individuals who want a challenging career in a professional environment. Your career as a Sheriff’s Deputy begins with extensive training at the Hampton Roads Criminal Justice Training Academy located in Newport News, VA. During the 12-week Combined Academy, you will learn subjects ranging from criminal law, report writing, defensive tactics, court security, corrections, police vehicle operations and firearms training.

In addition, the Sheriff’s Office offers exceptional training, numerous opportunities for professional development, and an excellent salary and benefits package. Different challenges and opportunities await the deputies who work here, as well as more typical law enforcement activity. You must meet certain requirements and complete testing for job employment.

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Community Programs


The Newport News Sheriff's Office offers many valuable services to our citizens as well as programs for crime prevention. Please follow the links below to discover more.

Offender Reentry


Across Virginia, jurisdictions release thousands of offenders from jails and prisons each year. The successful transition of offenders back into the community— without their re-offending, is critical to community safety.

In fact, research indicates that involving offenders in a comprehensive process that addresses substance abuse and mental health needs, education and employment training could help break the cycle of criminality and provide the opportunity for offenders to lead productive lives upon their return.

Public Information

The Sheriff's Office point-of-contact for all media requests is the Public Information Officer (PIO). The role of the PIO is to maintain positive and open communications with the media and ensure citizens' awareness of items relating to the Sheriff's Office, public safety, and both state and local laws.

In addition, The PIO is responsible for providing a link for events and information between the Sheriff’s Office and the people it serves.

 

NNSO Program Highlights

Car Show


Car & Bike Show

The 2019 show was held Sunday, Sept. 8 at Todd Stadium.
Turnout was terrific. $1700 was raised for Project Lifesaver.


We will see you next year!

Call for info: 757-926-3991.

 

Escorted Motorcycle Ride

Join us on Saturday, Oct. 12 for the 6th annual ride from Newport News Park.
123 bikes rode with us in 2018. 

 

The generosity of the riders and that of our sponsors raised $5,355 for Project Lifesaver. 


Download the 2019 flyer.
Download the 2019 registration form.

Call for info: 757-926-3991.

 

All proceeds from BOTH events benefit our Project Lifesaver program.

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Project Lifesaver

Project Lifesaver

Project Lifesaver is a rapid response search and rescue program operated locally by the NNSO for people diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, other dementia, Autism, Down Syndrome and other cognitive disabilities. 

 

Sheriff Morgan ensures this program is free for qualifying families who are caring for loved ones with cognitive disabilities at home.

 

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Shred Event

Shred Day

Shred Day 2019 was held on June 15 from 9 a.m. to noon.

It was the biggest one yet — with  39,000 pounds of paper being  destroyed during the drive-through event.

 

We expect the 2020 event to be sometime in June.
Watch for updates!

 

 

NO BUSINESSES, PLEASE!


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Quick Links

PREA

NNCJ Certified as PREA Compliant
Newport News Sheriff's Office jails certified PREA compliant. Click here to read the 2018 auditor's final report for our re-certification.

Inmate Search

Inmate Search
This searchable database lists the names of people currently in the City Jail. It includes information on charges and bond.

Daily Arrest Reports

Jail Booking Reports
Click to see a list of people booked into the Newport News City Jail during a 24-hour period beginning at midnight of the preceding day.

APP

Download the NNSO App
Our ConnectProtect app connects you and the NNSO. Get information about our events, services and more. Download it today!

VLEPSC

NNSO Receives VLEPSC Reaccreditation
We voluntarily underwent this review of practices and procedures. VLEPSC accreditation lasts four (4) years. .

Contact Us

Contact Us
Whether you're looking for answers, want to solve a problem or want to tell us how we're doing, you'll find many ways to contact us.

Community Events

Calendar of Events
This page lists public events sponsored by the Sheriff's Office each year -- fundraisers for Project Lifesaver and the free Shred Day.

Citizen Commendation

Commend an Employee or File a Complaint
Let us know if our deputies are doing a great job or if you have a complaint..

sex offender registry link

inmate search link

Project Lifesaver link

Shred Day link

Important Phone Numbers

Sheriff's Office General Information:
757-926-8535

EMERGENCIES:
Dial 9-1-1

Police Dept. non-emergencies:
757-247-2500

NNPD Report A Tip
Peninsula Crime Line:
1-888-562–5887 (1-888-LOCKUUP)

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