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Joe new staffpicThank you to the Norfolk Sheriff’s Office staff and many others for the congratulatory messages received after the citizens of Norfolk elected me on November 7th as your Sheriff in my first election by the people. I will take office officially on January 1 as my journey as Sheriff continues.

I will continue to live by the NSO Mission Statement, Motto, and Core Values and I expect no less from my nearly 500 dedicated employees.

We are committed to public safety, public services, and public trust. This includes providing an environment of life, health, safety, and security. We serve in the spirit of the Golden Rule: Treat others the way you would like to be treated.

My resolution is to demonstrate integrity in all things, respect at all times, duty without prejudice, pride without ego and team before self.

I look forward to serving as YOUR SHERIFF for the next four years!

~Sheriff Joe Baron

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applications for the
position of Deputy Sheriff

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Looking for a career instead of just a job? Want to join the team of one of the best places to work in Hampton Roads? We want to hear from YOU!

Consider joining our team! Take two minutes and watch the following video to learn about applying, and share with anyone who you think might be interested!

Once you've made your decision, just fill out our application available on this page, and follow the instructions provided.

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The Norfolk Sheriff's Office provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, the Norfolk Sheriff's Office complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

The Norfolk Sheriff's Office expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of the Norfolk Sheriff's Office’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.


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