The Sheriff's Office is a multi-faceted law enforcement agency which provides many public safety services for the citizens of Goochland County.

The Sheriff is also responsible for the security of 3 court rooms, the movement of prisoners, and enforcement of court orders.

Goochland County Sheriff Seal
In addition, deputies enforce all criminal and traffic laws and investigate more than 95% of the criminal complaints in the county.

Additional Facts
  • There is no local jail in Goochland County. Local inmates are housed at the Henrico County Jail.
  • There are 2 state correctional institutions in the county, James River Correctional Center and the Virginia Correctional Center for Women.