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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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The Greene County Sheriff's Office would like to say a huge THANK YOU to the youth of Legacy Church for working so hard in the heat this week to paint our building! We are very thankful to have some of the youth of the community volunteer and help us out! They have done a great job! ... See MoreSee Less

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Greene County Sheriff’s Office is currently accepting applications for:

F/T Deputy Sheriff
and
P/T Animal Control Officer

For information and applications, visit
www.greenecountysheriffva.com/about-us/join-our-team/
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Join us August 1st for National Night Out from 6-9pm in front of the Courthouse in Stanardsville for FREE hotdogs, sno-cones, bounce houses and family fun with our deputies and other emergency responders. National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods safer, more caring places to live. Mark your calendars to come out, enjoy free food, meet some new neighbors, and have lots of fun!" ... See MoreSee Less

National Night Out

August 1, 2017, 6:00pm - August 1, 2017, 9:00pm

Join us August 1st for National Night Out from 6-9pm in front of the Courthouse in Stanardsville for FREE hotdogs, sno-cones, bounce houses and family fun with our deputies and other emergency respond...

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TO REGISTER VISIT
www.greenecountysheriffva.com/class-registration/

**NO GUNS, NO AMMO ALLOWED IN CLASS** Our Firearm Safety and Concealed Weapon Permit class covers: safe handling, parts/operation, shooting fundamentals, ammunition, proper selection, cleaning, safe storage, legal transport, an overview of legal principles associated. Please remember to bring non-perishable food items for the Food Bank
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Firearm Safety & Concealed Weapon Permit Class

July 25, 2017, 6:00pm - July 25, 2017, 9:00pm

TO REGISTER VISIT www.greenecountysheriffva.com/class-registration/ **NO GUNS, NO AMMO ALLOWED IN CLASS** Our Firearm Safety and Concealed Weapon Permit class covers: safe handling, parts/...

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"Join us August 1st for National Night Out from 6-9pm in front of the Courthouse in Stanardsville for FREE hotdogs, sno-cones, bounce houses and family fun with our deputies and other emergency responders. National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods safer, more caring places to live. Mark your calendars to come out, enjoy free food, meet some new neighbors, and have lots of fun!" ... See MoreSee Less

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PRESS RELEASE

July 10, 2017

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 7/7/17 a Greene County Deputy stopped an individual for reckless driving. The driver of the vehicle was Guy Christopher Wilde, 48 year old resident of Orange County. Through the course of the traffic stop various drug items were located inside the vehicle.

Mr. Wilde is currently charged with the following:
18.2-250.1 possession of marijuana
18.2-250 possession of heroin
46.2-864 reckless driving

Various other drugs were sent to the Department of Forensic Science for identification. Pending lab results additional charges will be placed.

Mr. Wilde is currently being held without bond at Central Virginia Regional Jail.
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PRESS RELEASE

July 10, 2017

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 7/7/17 Greene County Sheriff’s Office Deputies arrested Michael Allen Garrison. Mr. Garrison was charged with felony Solicitation of a minor over a computer. Mr. Garrison is a resident of Louisa, the offenses occurred in Greene County. Mr. Garrison is currently being held on a $2500 secure bond at Central Virginia Regional Jail.

No further comment is available at this time, this is an ongoing investigation being conducted by the Greene County Internet Crimes Againist Chidren (ICAC)
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Victim Witness Coordinator Kenlyn Snow explains the many services the Victim Witness Program offers to victims and witnesses. Kenlyn can be contacted at the Greene County Sheriff's by calling 434-985-2222. ... See MoreSee Less

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Pastor James E. Woods was the founder of Greene County's United Christian Academy/United Christian College and the pastor of First Bible Baptist Church. He passed away on June 25, 2017 at the age of 90. There will be a memorial service in his honor at First Bible Baptist Church pn July 16, 2017 at 4:00pm. All in the community are welcome and are encouraged to attend. ... See MoreSee Less

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REVIVE! Training for Trainers

Lt. Freid and Major Swingler,

Thank you again for leading a wonderful training today. It was a privilege to have the opportunity to make this knowledge available to a wider audience throughout the state. Today we had folks come from all over--many staff and volunteers from Central Shenandoah Health District, several staff from Thomas Jefferson Health District, an officer from Hampton Sherrif's Department, and many others from the community.

Thanks again,

-Chris
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The Greene County Sheriff's Office offers a "Safe Exchange Zone". This area is video monitored 24/7 to provide citizens a safe area for child custody exchanges or personal purchases from online or classified ads. ... See MoreSee Less

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Did you know June is National Safety Month? There is no better time to help spread the message of safe storage and responsible firearms ownership.
This Friday, Project ChildSafe, with the support of the National Shooting Sports Foundation and Winchester Safes, will announce our Friends and Family campaign grand prize winner.
Entering this contest is one simple way to help reinforce your commitment to gun safety in the home, at the range and anywhere in between.
There is still time to get involved and win a Bandit 9 Gun Safe courtesy of Winchester Safes.
Enter today at www.projectchildsafe.com/sweepstakes

Good luck!

The Project ChildSafe Team
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Greene County Sheriff's Office 2017 Youth Academy Day 1 ... See MoreSee Less

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The Greene County Sheriff's Office provides a convenient way to dispose of your unwanted, expired medication..both prescription and over the counter. ... See MoreSee Less

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Don't Forget!
Youth Academy Application Deadline June 9, 2017
The 2017 Youth Academy will be a two-week program from June 19 - June 30.
This program is designed to provide the youth in our community the opportunity to gain insight into the everyday functions and training in a variety of law enforcement practices. Applications are available at the Sheriff's Office.
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The Greene County Sheriff's Office would like to take this opportunity to congratulate the William Monroe Class of 2017! ... See MoreSee Less

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Investigator Scott Murphy and Deputy Mark Gresham practicing for the Jefferson Area Motor Squad Competition to be held Saturday June 3 at the Sam's Club parking lot. ... See MoreSee Less

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Youth Academy Application Deadline June 9, 2017

The 2017 Youth Academy will be a two-week program from June 19 - June 30.
This program is designed to provide the youth in our community the opportunity to gain insight into the everyday functions and training in a variety of law enforcement practices. Applications are available at the Sheriff's Office.
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Youth Academy Application Deadline June 9, 2017

The 2017 Youth Academy will be a two-week program from June 19 - June 30.
This program is designed to provide the youth in our community the opportunity to gain insight into the everyday functions and training in a variety of law enforcement practices. Applications are available at the Sheriff's Office
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Come out and support the Greene County Sheriff's Office and William Monroe High School Boosters. Tournament open to everyone. The Greene County Sheriff's Office proceeds will sponsor the Youth Academy. The 2017 Youth Academy will be a two-week program from June 19 – June 30.
This program is designed to provide the youth in our community the opportunity to gain insight into the everyday functions and training in a variety of law enforcement practices. Help the youth in our community, enter your team today! Contact (434) 531-0866 for more information.
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Project Child Safe Program
The Greene County Sheriff's Office provides FREE gun locks through the Project Child Safe Program. The gun locks can be picked up in our main lobby at 10005 Spotswood Trail, Stanardsville, VA. We've included a video with instructions on using the locks to secure your guns and keep them from anyone who should not have access.
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May 20th - Stanardsville VA – Lieutenant Kevin Freid and volunteers of the Greene County Sheriff’s Office participated in the 2017 Annual Strawberry Festival by providing free identification for children, known as Kid Kard. A Kid Kard holds valuable information an investigator would need when a child is missing: their name, birthday, height, weight, up-to-date photo and a finger print. The program is funded in full by private donations and the Public Safety Foundation of Greene County. If you're interested in getting a card, contact the Sheriff's Office at 434-985-2222. ... See MoreSee Less

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May 20th - Stanardsville VA - Christine Haines, Greene County Sheriff’s Office, E-9-1-1 Communications Training Officer and CERT Volunteer, Chester Losinski, joined the 2017 Annual Strawberry Festival by providing information and answering questions regarding Greene County’s Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) program. CERT educates individuals about disaster preparedness for hazards that may impact their area and trains them in basic disaster response skills, such as fire safety, light search and rescue, team organization, and disaster medical operations. Using training learned in the classroom and during exercises, CERT volunteers can assist others in their community following a disaster. CERT volunteers are also encouraged to support emergency response agencies. If you have any questions or interested in becoming a CERT volunteer, you may contact Christine Haines at the Sheriff's Office (434-985-2222) or by email: chaines@gcvasheriff.us. ... See MoreSee Less

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Thank you Legacy Church for thinking of the Greene County Sheriff's Office and honoring us with lunch today in observance of National EMS Week. ... See MoreSee Less

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