Amherst County Sheriff Office in Amherst Virginia


  • Dept Phone: (804) 946-9300
  • Police Department Address: P.O. BOX 531
  • City: Amherst,
  • ZIP: 245210531
  • County: AMHERST
  • Office Opened: 1900
  • Department Type: Sheriff's Department
  • Web Link: Amherst County Sheriff Office Web Site

  • Amherst County Sheriff Office The Amherst County Sheriff’s Office is a full service law enforcement agency responsible for covering approximately 470 square miles of the most majestic landscape in Virginia. To serve the county’s diverse population of approximately 35,000, the Sheriff’s Office employees a team of 80 employees who are assigned to Field Operations, Investigations, Crime Prevention, or Corrections. In addition there are several sub-components that an employee may be assigned to; Emergency Medical Services (EMS), the Special Response Team (SRT), K-9 Team and the School Resource Officer (SRO) program.