The Investigations Division oversees the agency's Professional Standards section.
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The Professional Standards Office purpose is to ensure that the integrity of the Norfolk Sheriff’s Office is maintained through an internal system where objectivity, equality, and justice are assured by intensive and impartial investigations. This division is responsible for investigating internal affairs within the Norfolk Sheriff’s Office. This includes employees that violate polices, inmate concerns, and citizen complaints.
In addition, they handle unclaimed deceased bodies in the City of Norfolk. An Investigator will attempt to locate any relatives of the deceased. If no relatives are found or they are financially unable to claim the body, this office will petition the court, and the unclaimed body will be buried or cremated at the expense of the City of Norfolk.