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Court Security/Civil Process Division

  • Court Security/Civil Process Division

    The Greene County Sheriff’s Office oversees the general security of the Greene County Courts.

    Duties include manning the metal detector at the main entrance, courtroom security, responding to alarms, perimeter patrols and movement of prisoners between the Central Virginia Regional Jail and Courthouse holding. Civil Process carries out the sheriff’s statutory responsibility for the service of process and execution of writs. These judicial process documents originate from the courts, government agencies and private attorneys in Virginia and throughout the United States.

    Security in public buildings has become a necessity and all persons entering the Greene County Courthouse will be screened for weapons prior to gaining admittance.  All items brought in, such as purses, wallets, briefcases, packages, etc., will be scanned.

    All courthouse visitors are asked to cooperate with the deputies.  They are under specific instructions for the purpose of providing a safe environment for members of the public and Courthouse employees.

    To avoid delay, please double check to ensure that you are not carrying any of the items listed below.  Leave any questionable items/objects at home or in your vehicle.

    Prohibited items include but are not limited to the following:

    •  Guns
    • Knives
    • Chemical Mace
    • Ammunition
    • Tools
    • Video/Audio Recorders
    • Cameras
    • Razors
    • Pepper Spray
    • Glass Bottles