Warren County Sheriff's Office

WCSO 2024The collaboration between law enforcement and the community in Warren County is not just about enforcing laws but also about building relationships with our community partners, public and private schools, non-profits, and our residential and business communities.

Warren County is one of the most beautiful and historic areas in Virginia. We are home to the Shenandoah National Park, Blue Ridge Mountains, Skyline Drive and the Shenandoah River, which makes us a tourist destination. Outdoor enthusiasts, both local and afar, enjoy our hiking trails, camping areas, fishing, bicycling, tubing and canoeing opportunities. 

Warren County has an estimated population of just over 41,000 people and encompasses approximately 216 square miles that require a diverse set of policing strategies and resources. The Warren County Sheriff's Office serves over 250 subdivisions, many of which are located in mountainous terrain. We have a dedicated team of professionals, including civilian staff and sworn deputies, that answer the call 24 hours/day and 365 days/year.

Our Mission Statement

Our mission is to uphold the rule of law in a fair and unbiased manner, respecting the rights of all individuals, and maintaining high professional standards in every decision, in every action, and in every interaction with our citizens. The Warren County Sheriff’s Office will work in cooperation with the community we serve to foster trust, understanding, and continuous improvement to our service.

Core Values

W – Wisdom: We continually strive for excellence in all aspects of law enforcement, with a focus on professional development, innovation, and responsiveness to community needs.

C – Community Engagement: Actively engage with our community to build trust, understand diverse perspectives, and work together towards a safer environment.

S – Service: The principle of service with honor is at the heart of the Warren County Sheriff’s Office. Service in law enforcement goes beyond the basic concept of serving and protecting the community. This value embodies a commitment to helping others with respect and dignity, a willingness to put the needs of the public above one's own, and a dedication to improving the safety and quality of life for all community members.

O – Openness:  Openness in law enforcement refers to transparency, communication, and a willingness to listen and engage with the community. We are committed to transparency in operations and decisions, ensuring that both the officers and the public have a clear understanding of the processes and principles guiding law enforcement actions.

Our office is a full-service law enforcement agency, specializing in:

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