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Campbell County Sheriff's Office
The Campbell County Sheriff's Office provides law enforcement service throughout Campbell County, including the towns of  Altavista and Brookneal. The Sheriff's Office is dedicated to protecting the life and property of County residents and to safeguarding each citizen's constitutional rights.  It carries out its law enforcement duties based on the mutual respect and shared responsibility of the citizens it serves. The Campbell County Sheriff's Office has attained Accreditation Status from the Virginia Law Enforcement Professional Services Commission. In addition to law enforcement, the Sheriff's Office is responsible for courtroom security, enforcement of county ordinances and service of civil process and criminal warrants.

The Office also provides School Resource Officers in each of the county's high and middle schools. These officers are a resource to the faculty and students and instruct on topics such as drug abuse, laws of Virginia and safe internet surfing.  The Office is an active member in Central Virginia Crime Stoppers.  The Sheriff's Office places particular emphasis on the enforcement of drug and alcohol laws. Citizens and the Sheriff's Office work together in Neighborhood Watch programs in many areas of the County.  Businesses in the area can likewise participate in the Business Watch program. 

The Sheriff's Office is also a member of Project Lifesaver, which is an innovative rapid response program aiding victims and families from Alzheimer's Disease, and similar disorders, such as Down Syndrome and Autism.  Project Lifesaver deploys specially trained teams with the most reliable technology available to locate and return wandering adults and children to their families and care givers.  

Upcoming Event:


 Campbell County Sheriff’s Department to Hold Deputy Jason Saunders Memorial Car Show and Swap Meet: Saturday, October 11, 2014

The Campbell County Sheriff’s Department will hold the annual Deputy Jason Saunders Memorial Car Show and Swap Meet on Saturday, October 11, 2014, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Yellow Branch Elementary School (intersection of Route 29, and Route 24, Rustburg). Car/truck enthusiasts wishing to display their vehicles as well as craft vendors and/or swap meet participants may pre-register to reserve spaces by visiting the Sheriff’s Office (87 Courthouse Lane, Rustburg) or by calling (434) 332-9580; 283-9580; or 592-9580 by Friday, October 3.  For a registrattion form, please click here.  

Crafter/Swap Meet spaces as well as Car Show entries are $10.00 each; checks may be made payable to Campbell County Sheriff’s Office and mailed to P.O, Box 280, Rustburg, VA 24588.  A fee of $15.00 will be charged for spaces reserved after Friday, October 3. The first seventy-five (75) to enter will receive a commemorative souvenir; trophies will be awarded to Car Show winners.  

As an added attraction to this year’s event, a cornhole tournament will be played on-site; the entry fee to play is $5.00 per person. Antique and modern public safety and law enforcement vehicles/equipment will also be displayed.  Live music will be offered by Pier 19. Free “give-aways” will be provided to children throughout the day. 

There is no admission fee for the public to attend; food and beverages will be sold on-site. A rain date has been slated for Sunday, October 12, (1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.).      

Created to honor the memory of the Deputy Jason Saunders, all proceeds from this activity will be applied to Crime Prevention and the Deputy Jason Saunders Memorial Garden Fund. For additional information, contact Rhonda Mason at the Campbell County Sheriff’s Office at (434) 332-9580, 592-9580 or 283-9580. 


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