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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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Community Alert- Several vehicles were entered overnight in subdivisions off Spring Hill Road. Please remember to lock your car doors and do not leave any valuables inside. If possible, leave outside lights turned on. We encourage all citizens to invest in outside cameras. As always, if you see something, say something.
Please call 434-985-2222 or in an emergency, call 911
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Community Alert- Several vehicles were entered overnight in subdivisions off Spring Hill Road. Please remember to lock your car doors and do not leave any valuables inside. If possible, leave outside lights turned on. We encourage all citizens to invest in outside cameras. As always, if you see something, say something. 
Please call 434-985-2222 or in an emergency, call 911

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A camera is a necessity these days. Every homeowner needs one.

Gone are the days of trust.

Randy Snow thats the road the warehouse on. They come around our way though it’s plenty of cameras

Thank you

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Cornhole Tournament to benefit the Greene County Sheriff's Office D.A.R.E. Program. If you have any questions, please email Deputy Tash at ctash@greenecountyschools.com ... See MoreSee Less

Cornhole Tournament to benefit the Greene County Sheriffs Office D.A.R.E. Program. If you have any questions, please email Deputy Tash at ctash@greenecountyschools.com

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Tammy Sprouse Agee

Charles Agee

Jacob Forloines

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Courtney Lantinga

Haha. What a dummy Back to jail

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The 3A Narcotics and Gang Task Force is comprised of the following agencies:
Virginia State Police
Greene County Sheriff’s Office
Albemarle County Police Department
Nelson County Sheriff’s Office
Fluvanna County Sheriff’s Office
Charlottesville Police Department
Drug Enforcement Administration - Charlottesville Post of Duty
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The 3A Narcotics and Gang Task Force is comprised of the following agencies:
Virginia State Police
Greene County Sheriff’s Office
Albemarle County Police Department
Nelson County Sheriff’s Office
Fluvanna County Sheriff’s Office
Charlottesville Police Department
Drug Enforcement Administration - Charlottesville Post of Duty

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This is great news. Now we just need to close our borders because that's how the majority of these narcotics are coming in so freely.

That is outstanding and alarming all at the same time. Great job to all those jurisdictions involved. #backtheblue.

Good job; it’s a little scary that this amount of drugs were seized in five months in Greene County 😱

Great job 👏

Great job

AWESOME JOB .... TAKE NOTICE OTHER COUNTIES ARE DOING NOTHING ...MAYBE THEY ARE PART OF THE PROBLEM

Keep up the good work

Tammy Lynn Perkins Cancela-Vaz it's a task force that other counties are in so what do you even mean?

What does the 3A stand for? Why isn't Madison county part of Task Force?

Yippie 6080 grams of marijuana…. Ya know the stuff that’s legal to grow and consume 🤦🏻‍♂️ Yea blah blah blah you can’t sell it because Uncle Sam dosent get his cut 🤦🏻‍♂️ Great job on the hardcore narcotics though! Those things are the dangerous devil.

Love to see the guns seized. But isn’t marijuana legal in VA. Why waste resources on this?

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Speeding and distracted driving are the causes for most car crashes Let’s save lives by slowing down and putting down the cell phones

And don't even get me started on CPS kids are taken from horrible situations just to be returned to terrible parents/people that straighten up there acts long enough to get the kids back and let's get it correct folks all these horrible parents /people want is to get there food stamps or some kind of assistance back just for things to get even worse on the children because cps does not do long enough follow ups with our children cps thinks they did there job until one of our children in our county gets some type of drug and Overdoses or get some type of disease from a house over run by roaches and rats But in the end the kids suffer but cps will say we did all we could do but I call B.S on that. Its time for the law abiding citizens that live in Greene county to start to hold the people that swore to protect and serve accountable for there actions when they fall short

I get the court's may have the final say but I'm not sure it makes that far because I know some information has been laid out to some of our deputy's and thats as far as it goes because that person that is doing all wrong is a glorified rat and if it's our commonwealth attorney that's dropping felonies down to Mistermener's we need a new one it's a shame rats get off with felonies as long as they have dirt on other people

I don't get why this is posted when I know a person that killed a dog and was charged with it a long with other charges and they still walking free no jail time

Thank you all for what you do. God bless & stay safe!

only 4 driving under the influence.. thats good!.. stay safe everyone. People definitely drive to fast on 33 amd 29, that's probably why there are so many traffic stops..

Great job.

Am I understanding this correctly, 59 traffic crashes in Greene County in the month of May??

Thank you for your service

I bet 590 of those traffic stops were speeding tickets. 🙄

The way ppl just fly down 29 and 33 is INSANE. It’s super dangerous too.

Please add in "Parked in fire lane."

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Now the free loader’s will register their vehicles or sit at home.

About time this went into effect. I see way too many vehicles with "Farm Use" tags that are obviously daily commuters and used as such. Too bad there are a lot of individuals, who are not farmers, who misused these plates. I hope they include some sort of unique identifier with each plate.

Just one more way for the state to generate revenue

Everyone more worried about what others do than worrying about themselves. Guarantee this leads to personal property taxes on farm use vehicles.

The only reason I like this is I've heard of a hit-and-run involving Farm Use tags and other than "Red Dodge truck" she had no other description to give. If the farm tags have a number, it will serve a purpose...other than that, it's just the $$.

They're coming for the infamous 29N FARM USE corvette!

That's how it all starts.

Utility trailers?

Amy Ryan this is the page

Good, bout time

Good deal !!

Great

Finally

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Remembering Chad Carr on this day and every day.VA - Greene County, Va. Sheriff's Office

CHADWICK ALAN CARR

Investigator Chad Carr was killed in an automobile accident on Route 230 near Dundee Road when his department vehicle collided with a tractor-trailer and burst into flames.
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Remembering Chad Carr on this day and every day.

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Prayers I worked some jobs with him when I was an Animal Control officer.. He was a beautiful kind person! Miss him!!

Prayers for him and his family as well as his companions

It is a very sad day when we lose a soldier on the front lines he will be missed by all of us. We are praying for the Carr family.

I remember Chad when he used to live in Kilmanock, VA. I’m was saddened to hear he had passed away a few years ago.

Lifting up prayers for his family

Rip Brother and Thank you for your Service💙

Continuing prayers for Chad's family and friends. 🙏🖤💙

Continued prayers to the family

Prayers sent to all

Prayers

😢🙏🏻

🙏🙏🙏

Ashley Lawson

🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏

🙏 🙏 🙏

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Lights were not flashing this morning.

Does this apply to the bypass too?

Why would you have this honeypot operational at all when schools were out in Greene County on the 24th of May, according to their calendar? resources.finalsite.net/images/v1707403036/greenecountyschoolscom/libcnmbzsko83howskyu/GCPS2023-2...

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On May 26th, 2024, our community was impacted by severe storms and high winds, starting at approximately 7pm. Our Dispatchers received over 300 calls regarding this event. 98 calls were dispatched to fire, rescue, and deputies between 7pm and midnight. It takes a special kind of person to be a dispatcher. They have to be patient, but firm, know when to take charge, but also know when to just listen. They have to be able to hyper-task and prioritize, be organized and proficient, and they have to really care about the work they are doing. It is not an easy job, often thankless. They often will not know the outcome of the call that they send officers, firefighters, and ambulances to. Sometimes the call hits close to home but they have to be able to emotionally distance themselves from it. Many times they don’t get an opportunity to mentally or emotionally process one call before they have to move on to the next, but they do it because they love their community and their first responders. Thank you for a job well done!! ... See MoreSee Less

On May 26th, 2024, our community was impacted by severe storms and high winds, starting at approximately 7pm. Our Dispatchers received over 300 calls regarding this event.  98 calls were dispatched to fire, rescue, and deputies between 7pm and midnight. It takes a special kind of person to be a dispatcher. They have to be patient, but firm, know when to take charge, but also know when to just listen. They have to be able to hyper-task and prioritize, be organized and proficient, and they have to really care about the work they are doing. It is not an easy job, often thankless. They often will not know the outcome of the call that they send officers, firefighters, and ambulances to. Sometimes the call hits close to home but they have to be able to emotionally distance themselves from it. Many times they don’t get an opportunity to mentally or emotionally process one call before they have to move on to the next, but they do it because they love their community and their first responders. Thank you for a job well done!!

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Thank you for putting this out there. My daughter has been a dispatcher for over 22 years. It is a very stressful job and it takes a special kind of person to do it. Thank you to all dispatchers out there for what you do!

Thank you all. I've sat in that seat. Very stressful at times but as I use to tell my dispatchers in training , " inhale" " exhale" you got this. Great job 👍👏

Thank you dispatchers, it takes a special person to be a dispatcher. We the citizens of Greene appreciate you

The best and most dedicated dispatchers for sure! Love my “babies” in the bat cave❣️

Thanks to all the dispatchers in greene for a great job

I was one of those calls A tree fell on our home Thank you

Greene County Emergency Services across the board, I salute you!!!

You all are greatly appreciated for everything you do!

Thank you dispatchers for all you do!

Thank you! You are greatly appreciated!

Thank you to all the dispatchers!

They are special people, thank you dispatchers.

A thank you goes out for our Madison team also❣️

Good job ladies!!! Love my favorite dispatcher Alexis Thurman

Thank you for your service!

Thank you for your service

Thank you all for your service

Missi and I Appreciate yawls service, and dedication,

Thank you Dispatchers !!!!

Thank you for your service

Thank you so much for your services.

Thank you all for what you do! 💙

Appreciate all that you do..

Yes thank you

Thank you very much

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On Memorial Day weekend, the Greene County Sheriff's Office conducted Operation Red, White and Blue. Several deputies and motor officers saturated our highways to ensure every driver arrived at their destination safely. Attached is the weekend report. ... See MoreSee Less

On Memorial Day weekend, the Greene County Sheriffs Office conducted Operation Red, White and Blue. Several deputies and motor officers saturated our highways to ensure every driver arrived at their destination safely. Attached is the weekend report.

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Sheriffs office need to be sitting on 230 in the evening catching all those people leaving the golf course that’s drinking but their buddy’s so that doesn’t happen could have wrote plenty of DUI pulling cars over leaving that place But those people have money that’s how it works

Glad to see that bottom number

Thanks for your service. Happy to see that you’re ticketing some of the cell phone violations

Best statistic of all is zero fatalities! Thanks!

Thank you for working to keep our roads safe!

Thanks to all. Praise God no fatalities.

Thank so much for making it safe good job.

Thanks for the hard and keeping our county roads safe

Great work to all! Your presence was definitely noticed by many. Nice to hear no fatalities.

I know Jason Tooley was one of them, keeping us updated! As always!

Thank you for keeping Greene safe.

I know buddy in the ghosted Silverado had at least 100 of those 225 stops just on Saturday alone. Them 29 travelers hitting that 45 zone were getting lit up 😂

How many accidents? 0?

Awesome job

Wife and I Thank yawl, for your service

Nice work Greene County, Va. Sheriff's Office thanks for all you do!!

Nice work

You all were everywhere. Thanks for keeping Greene safe.

Low hanging fruit.

get the people who get in the left lane and try to pass the first car on the right so they can be first when it turns green at the burger king light in ruckersville. straight to jail please. or maybe electric chair. im good either way.

Well done!

Thanks

Thankyou

Thank you

Thank you❤️

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what she get arrested for, tresspassing in the tanning salon for too long? 😂😂

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*****UPDATE***** 4:30pm 5/23

We are now getting reports of citizens receiving calls from our non-emergency line 434-985-2222. If you receive any calls from this number please report to our office at 434-985-2222 which will be answered by our Dispatch center. Our number and other numbers are being cloned and are scams. You can always call into our office and reach our Dispatchers.

*****SCAM ALERT***** MULTI-JURISDICTIONAL

There are numerous scams going on in our area. Please be aware of the following:

LT Shifflett calling to say you have missed court or that you have warrants and leaves a phone number that answers Greene County Civil Service. Do not give any information. SCAM

Fluvanna County has reports of citizens getting calls impersonating FCSO deputies. SCAM

These calls are attempting to get you to pay money or to meet them.

DO NOT DO EITHER. RECORD AS MUCH INFORMATION AS YOU CAN AND CALL YOUR SHERIFF'S OFFICE TO REPORT.
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Mom got call from Bank of America in Ruckersville.....scam I called bank and spoke to all 3 people there and no one called her. I SUGGEST IF BANK NUMBER CALLS U ..HANG UP THEN CALL YOUR BANK YOURSELF DO NOT EVEN CONFIRM YOUR NAME OR SAY ANYTHING USING WORD YES

This was happening in Albemarle County a few weeks ago, as well.

WELL DONE GCSO ALERTING US👍👍

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Memorial Day weekend marks the unofficial start of summer, which means people will be flooding highways and airports this weekend looking to get away for some rest and relaxation. It is estimated that nearly 44 million travelers will head 50 miles or more from home over the Memorial Day holiday travel period. This year, the Greene County Sheriff's Office will have extra deputies working again. There will be a large presence of police vehicles and motor units, starting Friday and continuing through Monday evening. Our goal is zero crashes and zero fatalities. We hope you all enjoy the Holiday weekend.
"Land of the free, because of the brave"
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Memorial Day weekend marks the unofficial start of summer, which means people will be flooding highways and airports this weekend looking to get away for some rest and relaxation. It is estimated that nearly 44 million travelers will head 50 miles or more from home over the Memorial Day holiday travel period. This year, the Greene County Sheriffs Office will have extra deputies working again. There will be a large presence of police vehicles and motor units, starting Friday and continuing through Monday evening. Our goal is zero crashes and zero fatalities.  We hope you all enjoy the Holiday weekend.
Land of the free, because of the brave

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We thank ya'll for all you do to keep our community safe. We pray to keep ya'll safe. God bless each one you. In our hearts and prayers 🙏❤

Thank each one of you for all you do! May God bless you all and keep you and your family safe!

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Great job

Frame-Worthy!

Great job!!

Great job!

Great job

You did an amazing job 👍

Awww they did a wonderful job

This is awesome

Woooo great job Punkie Pie! Daddy loves you!!

That's adorable.

Beautiful

Fantastic job!!!!

Very nice.

Officer Tash is awesome! 🎉

Miss u tash

Very Nice !!!

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TIP A COP at Texas Roadhouse is Back!

Join our deputies at Texas Roadhouse for their their annual Tip-A-Cop event series, a popular event for local law enforcement and customers alike. During a Tip-A-Cop, officers serve as celebrity waiters assisting with refills, busing tables and chatting with customers, and they donate any tips they receive to Special Olympics Virginia.

Stop by the Charlottesville location on May 22nd and May 29th from 5-8 pm, and enjoy a new meaning to “protect and serve."
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TIP A COP at Texas Roadhouse is Back!

Join our deputies at Texas Roadhouse for their their annual Tip-A-Cop event series, a popular event for local law enforcement and customers alike. During a Tip-A-Cop, officers serve as celebrity waiters assisting with refills, busing tables and chatting with customers, and they donate any tips they receive to Special Olympics Virginia. 

Stop by the Charlottesville location on May 22nd and May 29th from 5-8 pm, and enjoy a new meaning to “protect and serve.

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That is an awesome idea.

I love this

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Embrace the journey ahead with optimism and a sense of adventure. The world is yours to explore! May your feet always take you where your heart wants to go. Today is just the start of all the wonderful things life has in store for you. On behalf of Sheriff Smith and his department, Congratulation Graduates of William Monroe High School. ... See MoreSee Less

Embrace the journey ahead with optimism and a sense of adventure. The world is yours to explore! May your feet always take you where your heart wants to go. Today is just the start of all the wonderful things life has in store for you. On behalf of Sheriff Smith and his department, Congratulation Graduates of William Monroe High School.

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Congratulations 👏👏

Amen to that.

Congrats graduates of the class of 2024 from a class of 2006 graduate.

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On May 16th, 2024, the Greene County Sheriff's Office joined fellow law enforcement agencies to conduct a traffic initiative along U.S. Route 29. Thank you to our law enforcement partners for making this a successful initiative to keep our highways safe.

"Here are the specific numbers for Greene County."
Speeding - 84
Expired Inspection- 25
Expired Tags - 9
Reckless Driving -1
No Operators License -6
Cellphone Violations -6
Suspended/Revoked -2
Uninsured Motorist- 1
Child Unrestrained -1
Other Traffic -13

Total Vehicles Stopped - 145
Total Summons Issued -148
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On May 16th, 2024, the Greene County Sheriffs Office joined fellow law enforcement agencies to conduct a traffic initiative along U.S. Route 29. Thank you to our law enforcement partners for making this a successful initiative to keep our highways safe.

Here are the specific numbers for Greene County.
Speeding - 84
Expired Inspection- 25
Expired Tags - 9
Reckless Driving -1
No Operators License -6
Cellphone Violations -6
Suspended/Revoked -2
Uninsured Motorist- 1
Child Unrestrained -1
Other Traffic -13
 
Total Vehicles Stopped - 145
Total Summons Issued -148

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It was so nice seeing so many of you guys out yesterday . Everytime I go out, I get cut off with no signal to warn, someone on the phone swerving into my lane, or someone dangerously flying past me. Thank you guys! I hope we can do this more often. For everyone’s safety on the road.

Thank you.Greene County law enforcement officers. We need you out there every day. My taxes at work. Thank you.🤗

Thanks for the update and that was an AWESOME job, especially since everyone was warned this was happening!! Thanks for keeping our roads safe and keep up the great work!!

When I ran with the Rescue squad, we used to say, the more paperwork you (GCSO) did, the less we had to do. So thank you, keep up the good work and stay safe!

Great job! It was so good to see ya'll out this week. Praying for your safety. We appreciate you!

I saw you guys out doing a great job. Didn’t see any cops in albermarle though.

What about following too close, turning/changing lanes without signal, "work" vehicles from northern VA/Maryland with more wires hanging out the back than lights on it being driven by an individual that most likely doesn't receive mail in this country, cutting you off for no good reason, hitch hiking on one side of 29 while giving a ticket for speeding on the other, pulling over in the median for a traffic stop vs the shoulder, I'm sure I missed plenty more with the non driving idiots on the road every day. Oh and why is the gravel from the concrete spill earlier this week still in the road at 33 and 29?

Great job to you all! You did an amazing job!

Great job

Flex Your Rights Virginia! July 2021 New law bans police from pulling over Virginia drivers solely for certain car safety violations. Officers can also not stop people if they smell marijuana. § 46.2-1157. Inspection of motor vehicles required. E. No law-enforcement officer shall stop a motor vehicle due to an expired vehicle inspection sticker until the first day of the fourth month after the original expiration date. 2020 SPECIAL SESSION HB 5058 Marijuana and certain traffic offenses; issuing citations, etc, Issuing citations; possession of marijuana and certain traffic offenses. Provides that no law-enforcement officer may lawfully stop a motor vehicle for operating (i) without a light illuminating a license plate, (ii) with defective and unsafe equipment, (iii) without brake lights or a high mount stop light, (iv) without an exhaust system that prevents excessive or unusual levels of noise, (v) with certain sun-shading materials and tinting films, and (vi) with certain objects suspended in the vehicle. No evidence discovered or obtained as a result of such unlawful stop shall be admissible in any trial, hearing, or other proceeding. The bill also provides that no law-enforcement officer may lawfully stop, search, or seize any person, place, or thing solely on the basis of the odor of marijuana, and no evidence discovered or obtained as a result of such unlawful search or seizure shall be admissible in any trial, hearing, or other proceeding. The bill prohibits the enactment of a local ordinance establishing a primary offense when the corresponding provision in the Code of Virginia is a secondary offense. The bill prohibits any local ordinance relating to the ownership or maintenance of a motor vehicle from being cause to stop or arrest a driver of a motor vehicle unless such violation is a jailable offense. The bill prohibits a law-enforcement officer from stopping a pedestrian for jaywalking or entering a highway where the pedestrian cannot be seen. The bill provides that law-enforcement officers are not permitted to stop a motor vehicle for an expired safety inspection or registration sticker until the first day of the fourth month after the original expiration date. The bill also provides that no evidence discovered or obtained due to an impermissible stop, including evidence obtained with the person's consent, is admissible in any trial, hearing, or other proceeding. This bill is identical to SB 5029.

Great job

Great Job 👍

Appreciate everything you all do!

WELL DONE TO ALL!

Wish Charlottesville would start writing tickets farm used tags and running red lights are awful.

The biggest take away here (for me) is that most people are getting the hint that cell phones while driving are BAD.

Well done!

Thank you!

Well done to all law enforcement partners.

Whoa! 👏🏻

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Great job

Great job

Can you do this instead of Felony Friday? Adopt a dog and photos or videos with dogs or cats?

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SMILE, YOU'RE ON CAMERA!!!!

School Buses in Greene County now have cameras installed to prevent “redlight runners”. Our children’s safety is a priority.
This driver will receive a $250 Fine (Civil Penalty)

§ 46.2-844. Passing stopped school buses; prima facie evidence; penalty.
A. The driver of a motor vehicle approaching from any direction a clearly marked school bus that is stopped on any highway, private road, or school driveway for the purpose of taking on or discharging children, elderly individuals, or individuals with mental or physical disabilities, who, in violation of § 46.2-859, fails to stop and remain stopped until all such individuals are clear of the highway, private road, or school driveway and the bus is put in motion is subject to a civil penalty of $250, and any prosecution shall be instituted and conducted in the same manner as prosecutions for traffic infractions.
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That fine is waaayyyyy too low

I would love to see more of these videos!! Money and embarrassment might just make folks pay attention and think of someone other than themselves!

Wow! This should come with a Mandatory loss of your driving privileges until your court date with the judge. Children's lives are at stake.

This is awesome 👍🏽 Make that fine $1000 instead though!

That was my bus they passed. It has been happening several times a week. Even had 3 pass at one stop. I always give plenty of notice to them, can’t say they couldn’t stop.

Let’s post who they are

This is proper use of funding right here

Can confirm, pass a stopped school bus and you’re gonna have a bad time. This was my first ticket, at 17 y/o, the first day I was able to have a passenger under 18 in the car with me. Can’t remember the name of the Deputy that was 2 cars behind the bus. Parents weren’t excited.

Hoping every bus has these soon. I’ve seen several people cruise on by a bus with the stop sign out this year. Also has happened to my kids bus a couple times. There is no where in this world you are going that is more important than a child’s life.

No excuse for this, lights flashing and plenty of time to stop. Keep sharing these videos so people are aware of how often this is happening. Parents also need to show this to new or younger drivers that may have a need for some refresher training.

I’m so glad to see the buses have cameras!

I am glad they have this technology now! May make people pay more attention!!

I hope they take that driver's license away! 😡

Yes! There’s a car in my neighborhood that does this all the time. I don’t know whose car it is or I’d be knocking on their door.

It should be a wreck less endangerment ticket.

Good for Greene County. Hopefully other counties will do the same

People are so dumb....what if it was thier child..or family member using that bus!

I agree that’s a terrible thing to do, running a stopped bus.. but to simply take a picture of the car and the plate and to not apprehend the violator, well that’s seems lazy. That should be a reckless ticket and not just a little money in the county’s coffer. They need to be handing the ticket to the driver, and not simply sending a letter to the address hoping to identify the driver by plate.

It’s seriously not that hard to stop… think of the kids…

Hope they get the guy that passed a bus on swift run rd Thursday as well

What’s really crazy is that most of the time it is people who actually have children that ride the buses. What?

People amaze me, I would never think to pass a bus…Speechless 😶

Children safety is first. Everyone knows to stop for school bus. License need to suspended

Had no idea they had cameras. Which is honestly great that they do. Crazy anyone thinks that’s ok to do

Now that person will be mad if it was their child getting on and off of that bus there

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Albemarle County, Charlottesville, Nelson County, Amherst, Greene County, and Madison County will participate in an enhanced traffic enforcement operation on Thursday, May 16th from 0700 to 1900hrs. The Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles shows that 907 deaths occurred on Virginia's roadways in 2023. There are various causes for motor vehicle crashes and most of them are preventable. There will be multiple deputies working this date and a large presence of police vehicles and motor units.
#slowdown
#speedkills
#phonesdown
#DistractedDriving
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Albemarle County, Charlottesville, Nelson County, Amherst,  Greene County, and Madison County will participate in an enhanced traffic enforcement operation on Thursday, May 16th from 0700 to 1900hrs. The Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles shows that 907 deaths occurred on Virginias roadways in 2023. There are various causes for motor vehicle crashes and most of them are preventable. There will be multiple deputies working this date and a large presence of police vehicles and motor units.  
#slowdown 
#speedkills 
#phonesdown 
#DistractedDriving

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Just say you need more money and apparently the Speed cameras aren't enough... If you're gonna enforce something, enforce people riding in the left lane because they have to turn left in 20 miles....

Too many people running red lights and speeding on 29

Hopefully, a good bit of that will be addressing the very frustrating, yet widespread, texting while driving issue? 🤔

I looked in the mirror and there were unmarked cars with blue lights flashing, marked cars with lights flashing and motor cycles with lights flashing. All with vehicles pulled over. Wow. I'm not complaining. Great job. Sheriff Steven Smith and Officers great job 👍

Just out of curiosity, will there be an update of how many tickets were written today in Greene and a list of the citations?

They need to address the speed on 29 where it intersects with 33. It is hard to get on 29 from a business in that area. People are constantly speeding in that area.

Y’all mean operation money racket

I mean having a speed trap would reduce the actual man power thats required to have abunch of officers sitting around catching speeders

Great

Speeding is my number one complaint around here....where are people going in such a hurry....only to be right next to me at the next red light.

I hope it’s a successful day, people are driving too fast, tailgating, and not paying attention

Victoria Trainum

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