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LECWould you be interested in participating in one of the most fulfilling volunteer opportunities we offer?

Then you should consider volunteering for the Life Enrichment Center tutoring program.

We published a story about the experience in our May edition of NSO Times. You can read it online HERE:

If you’re interested, please send an email to Lt. Col. Mike O’Toole at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by September 4.

There are a few requirements you’ll need to meet to keep in mind:

Kaila 16x9I don't want to make too big of a deal over it, but if you haven't heard, August 18 was my last day as your P.I.O here at the Norfolk Sheriff's Office.

Don't worry- it was completely on my terms.

People love to say that if they had the chance to move away and start fresh, they would. However, when that chance comes around, most people don't do it. Sometimes its out of fear. Sometimes its because of family responsibilities. Other times, its because we are so comfortable in our everyday lives that the sheer thought of changing things up sends us into an eternal panic attack.

I recently had the chance to make a life change and I took it.

award sealI am pleased to announce the following promotions became effective in July and August:

The following promotion became effective August 17:

Captain Ronald McInnis (J673) to Major, assigned to Administration

The following promotions became effective July 22:

Corporal E. Williams (J1302) to Sergeant
Corporal R. Nieves (J737) to Sergeant
Corporal X. Kent (J1490) to Sergeant
Corporal N. Keisel (J1377) to Sergeant
Corporal J. Taylor (J1297) to Sergeant
Corporal T. Mitchell (J893) to Sergeant
Corporal A. Bacon (J188) to Sergeant
Deputy G. Barclift (J390) to Corporal
Deputy L. Miller (J744) to Corporal
Deputy T. Todd (J748) to Corporal
Deputy S. Valencia (J1656) to Corporal
Deputy A. Bell (J1315) to Corporal

Assignments for these newly promoted personnel will be forthcoming.

Summer Camps 1On behalf of the Sheriff Joe Baron Foundation, Sheriff Baron would like to take a moment to thank each and every individual who helped make the inaugural sports and summer camps a wild success.

“I couldn’t have asked for a better group of counselors, volunteers, and kids,” Sheriff Baron said.

The two types of camps offered kicked off in the last week of June with the Sports Camps.

Featuring specific camps for baseball, football and basketball, dozens of kids got tips from some of the best athletes and coaches in the area.

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We have received coupons and a discount offer from Ocean Breeze Waterpark for Military, Fire Fighters, Sheriffs, Police Officers and Rescue of Hampton Roads for “Hero Appreciation Days” from Monday, August 21 – Sunday, September 10th.

They’re available in Administration, Jail Administration and the Visitation/MailRoom if you are interested.


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Staff Birthdays


Christopher Amos
Angela Bacon
Donna Blevins
Kesha Bray
Mark Deschaine
Emory Dunston
Robert Dziagwa
Ellice Elliott-James
Michael England
Raymond Fiorella
Jane Garrett
Jeana Gordon-Moss
Darryl Griebel
Cheryl Harris
Aleen Heffron
Derrick Johnston
Perry Lightfoot
William Loftus
Tanula McInnis
Lakiya Miller
Latosha Moore
Benjamin Pestik
Anthony Rivera
Angela Sentz
Juan Serrano
Erik Shildt
Michael Smith
Gerald Snyder, Jr.
Paula Sumler
Danielle Sykes
Gregory Toczek
Thomas Todd
Thomas Trail
Deborah Vogler
James Willoughby
Jennifer Worden

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