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AccredidationOn January 22, 2004, The Norfolk Sheriff’s Office became the 52nd law enforcement agency in Virginia to achieve accreditation.

State accreditation is a significant badge of honor in law enforcement. The achievement made the the Norfolk Sheriff’s Office the first Sheriff’s Office in South Hampton Roads to be accredited in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Meeting the high standards of The Virginia Law Enforcement Professional Standards Commission is the best measure of a law enforcement agency’s compliance with professional law enforcement standards.

Visit the The Virginia Law Enforcement Accreditation Coalition for more information.