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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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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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2019 Youth Academy graduates ... See MoreSee Less

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We would like to take this opportunity to congratulate Catherine Duprey on receiving a $1,000 scholarship from the Virginia Sheriff’s Institute! She has been accepted to JMU and is looking forward to pursuing a degree in Criminal Justice. ... See MoreSee Less

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Youth Academy day 4 - Some very serious topics today followed by a little fun ... See MoreSee Less

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Youth Academy day 3 - A trip to the gun range ... See MoreSee Less

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WE are now getting reports of scam calls concerning student loans. We want to emphasize the importance of relaying these phone scams to anyone you know, especially the elderly. We currently have a victim who has been scammed out of a very large amount of money. Be vigilant. No government agency will EVER ask for your personal information, money or threaten to have you arrested. DO NOT GIVE PERSONAL INFORMATION TO ANYONE OVER THE PHONE!!!! Remember to just hang up the phone and call the Sheriff's Office at (434) 985-2222. ... See MoreSee Less

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Day 2 of the Youth Academy - headed to the Criminal Justice Academy! ... See MoreSee Less

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Day 1 - Youth Academy learning CPR ... See MoreSee Less

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We'd like to congratulate Mark Gresham and Milton Chen for their outstanding performance in the Jefferson Area Motor Squad Competition this past weekend. They placed second in the team slow ride event and Mark placed in the top 8 of the challenge ride. Great job guys! ... See MoreSee Less

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We have had multiple reports within the county of receiving calls from social security. These calls claim problems with your information and requests your social security number over the phone. Remember....the Social Security Administration will never call you to request your social security number. It's calls like this that target our elderly citizens and we must remember to protect all our citizens from becoming victims in scams like this. Simply...hang up the phone. ... See MoreSee Less

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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY:

Greene County Sheriff’s Office
Full-Time Communications Officer

Please select the application link in the post or pick up an application at the Sheriff's Office. Only Greene County Sheriff's Office applications will be accepted and they must be downloaded and completed. Do not hit the "Apply Now" as this is the Facebook application and not ours.

Greene County Sheriff’s Office is seeking a professional, highly responsible, technical individual for a F/T Communications Officer position. Salary: $34,329. Minimum Qualifications: Excellent listening & written communications skills; ability to speak distinctly on the telephone/radio & accurately relay information into a computer; ability to type with speed/accuracy; ability to multi-task under pressure; 18+ years of age & possess H.S. diploma/GED. Must pass a thorough background investigation. No experience required, will train. Applications may be picked up at the Sheriff’s Office or www.greenecountysheriffva.com. EEO
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