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Putting Citizens First

Serving the Community

Welcome to the Greene County Sheriff’s Office website! Sheriff Steven S. Smith has proudly served as Sheriff of Greene County since January 1, 2012. Under his leadership, the Greene County Sheriff’s Office has developed into an innovative law enforcement agency with the latest technology, education and training. The office is constantly modernizing to stay up to date with the latest developments in law enforcement.

Sheriff Steven Smith continues his movement on “Putting Citizens First” by implementing cost-effective programs beneficial to citizens; also, to identify what works and what doesn’t, to continually improve local law enforcement, criminal justice, and public safety.

The Greene County Sheriff’s Office is comprised of dedicated individuals sharing the vision of the Sheriff, and who perform as a team to accomplish set goals and objectives. We are a community policing agency and are very pro-active, offering various community based programs.

We invite you to explore our website to learn more about how we serve Greene County, and how you can help us to serve you even better.

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HONOR OUR HEROES

We will remember every rescuer who died in honor. We will remember every family that lives in grief. We will remember....
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SHOP WITH A COP REGISTRATION INFORMATION

The Greene County Sheriff’s office is once again preparing to accept registrations for the annual Shop-With-A-Cop, an event held on the first Saturday in December at the Ruckersville Wal-Mart. This year, the Sheriff’s office will only be accepting registration at the American Legion Hall on Friday, October 11 and Saturday, October 12. This will be held at the same time as the GRACE (Greene Alliance) registrations for Thanksgiving and Christmas programs.
It is important to note that no registrations will be accepted after these dates. Anyone who misses registration on these dates will need to apply to other programs in the area such as Toy Lift, Salvation Army’s Angel Tree program, etc., offering a similar chance for low-income families to register for receiving Christmas gifts for their children.
Hours of registration at the American Legion Hall are as follows:
Friday, October 11, 2019 – 1:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Saturday, October 12, 2019 – 9:00 am to 1 pm.
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GOVERNOR NORTHAM LAUNCHES 17th ANNUAL CHECKPOINT STRIKEFORCE DUI ENFORCEMENT AND OUTREACH CAMPAIGN TO COMBAT DRUNK DRIVING.

The 17th annual Checkpoint Strikeforce outreach campaign will take place from August 17th through Labor Day weekend, and resume periodically through target moments like Halloween, Thanksgiving, and New Year's Eve.

Four out of ten persons killed in drunk driving crashes in the Commonwealth last year were ages 18-35. These were sons, daughters, siblings.......it's time to stop drunk driving crashes from taking our families, make a plan to get home safely.
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We’re at the Greene Farm and Livestock Show. Come see us and get the kids their KidKard ID’s! ... See MoreSee Less

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Additional photos from National Night Out 2019 ... See MoreSee Less

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Thanks to everyone who joined us for National Night Out 2019 ... See MoreSee Less

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PRESS RELEASE

July 26, 2019

TO: LOCAL MEDIA OUTLETS

FROM: GREENE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE
10005 SPOTSWOOD TRAIL
STANARDSVILLE, VIRGINIA 22973
PHONE: 434-985-2222 FAX: 434-985-3373



On Friday July 26, 2019 Greene County Sheriff’s Office Deputies along with Street Crimes Unit apprehended a fugitive from Indiana. Charlie Harold King III, age 46 was wanted out of Hamilton County Indiana on a violent felony offense. The Greene County Sheriff’s Office Street Crimes Unit was able to determine a location and arrest Mr. King in the Ruckersville area without any further incident.


Mr. King has been charged in Virginia for being a fugitive from justice and is awaiting extradition for the following offenses in Indiana:
- Strangulation
- Domestic Battery
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Charlie H. King III is being held without bail at the Central Virginia Regional Jail.
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July 26th

Greene County, Va. Sheriff's Office

A huge thank you to the green county Police department who came out at midnight last night to rescue Finnegan from the burn pile he got himself stuck in! 2. 5 hours later we where all able to sleep easier with fin safe at home! Thanks Deputy Marion, Sergeant Stang, and Deputy Marchette! You guys went above and beyond and we are sooo thankful! ... See MoreSee Less

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July 24th

Greene County, Va. Sheriff's Office

Staff members at Greene County Public School will soon get some training on how to handle an emergency medical situation.
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We were honored to partner with the Public Safety Foundation in donating "Stop the Bleed" kits to Greene County Public Schools. Along with training, Stop the Bleed kits with allow the public school system to administer first aid for bleeding wounds until emergency services arrive.

The Public Safety Foundation of Greene County is a non-profit 501(C)3 formed in response to safety concerns of a rapidly growing County. The mission of the Foundation is to work in partnership with the Sheriff’s Office, the Courts and other community groups to help fund programs that will enhance public safety and community well-being for all in Greene County. For identified programs they raise the needed capital through private donations and grants. The Foundation encourages members of the public and community organizations to submit ideas for Public Safety projects consistent with the Foundation’s mission.
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On Wednesday July 10, 2019 at 4:33 pm our office received a call reporting a car sitting on Dundee Road in park with the engine running. Upon arrival deputies discovered a black male unconscious and not breathing. After further review it was determined that the victim had been shot apparently by another person. He was deceased.
This is an isolated incident and the public is not at risk.
The victim’s identity is being withheld pending notification to family members.
This case is currently under investigation and anyone with information can call the Sheriff’s Office at (434) 985-2222
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Our newest recruits, Dekota Johnson and Kaitlyn Schmitt, on the way to their first BLE class at the academy. They are starting their journey to becoming deputy and deputy/animal control officer. We will be here to help, guide and encourage them in any way possible on this career path they have chosen. Good Luck!! ... See MoreSee Less

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KidKard is at Ruckersville Walmart! ... See MoreSee Less

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We are excited to get our D.A.R.E program back into Greene County Public Schools. Deputy David Payne graduated from the class today and will be the instructor for the program.
“We’re here for our kids”
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PRESS RELEASE

June 19, 2019

TO: LOCAL MEDIA OUTLETS

FROM: GREENE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE
10005 SPOTSWOOD TRAIL
STANARDSVILLE, VIRGINIA 22973
PHONE: 434-985-2222 FAX: 434-985-3373



On Wednesday 6/19/19 the Greene County Sheriff’s Office Street Crimes Unit along with patrol deputies, arrested three individuals. These arrests were made in the County of Greene, in the Ruckersville area. These arrests were the result of an ongoing investigation dealing with individuals possessing illegal narcotics in Greene County.


Christopher L. Kent, age 42 from Palmyra, was arrested and charged with the following:

-18.2-250 Possession of Schedule I or II narcotics - Felony
- 18.2-272 Driving while license is revoked - Misdemeanor

Mr. Kent was held without bond at Central Virginia Regional Jail.




Aundria Davis, age 48, from Greenback TN was arrested and charged with the following:

-18.2-250 Possession of Schedule I or II narcotics – Felony
- 18.2-250.1 Possession of Marijuana - Misdemeanor


Ms. Davis was held without bond at Central Virginia Regional Jail.



Christopher L. Mullins, age 35, from Knoxville TN was arrested and charged with the following:

-18.2-250 Possession of Schedule I or II narcotics – Felony
- 18.2-250.1 Possession of Marijuana - Misdemeanor


Mr. Mullins was held without bond at Central Virginia Regional Jail.
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We have posted an actual letter that people have been receiving requesting them to claim their prize of $150,000. Please note that the letter request you to pay your clearance fee. There is no such fee and there is no such prize. Again, protect yourself, your family and the elderly from falling for these scams. ... See MoreSee Less

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PRESS RELEASE

June 17, 2019

TO: LOCAL MEDIA OUTLETS

FROM: GREENE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE
10005 SPOTSWOOD TRAIL
STANARDSVILLE, Virginia 22973
PHONE: 434-985-2222 FAX: 434-985-3373



On Monday 6/17/19 the Greene County Sheriff’s Office Street Crimes Unit along with patrol deputies, arrested an individual that was wanted out of Spotsylvania County. Spotsylvania County had been looking for an individual from Fredericksburg for commiting acts of terrorism.


Phillip Lee Dabney, age 56 resident of Fredericksburg, was arrested and charged with the following:

-18.2-46.5 Commit an Act of Terrorism

Mr. Dabney is currently being held without bond at Central Virginia Regional Jail.
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