Michael L. Wade, Sheriff




Henrico County Sheriff Michael L. Wade commands one of the largest sheriff’s offices in the Commonwealth with over 361 sworn and civilian staff. Sheriff Wade took office in January 2000 and serves a four year term in office.The Henrico Sheriff’s Office holds concurrent law enforcement jurisdiction with the Henrico County Division of Police but has the primary role of providing security for Henrico’s two regional jails, security for the county’s two courthouses and fourteen Judges, and serving civil process. Find out more about Sheriff Wade.



Prohibited Court Items



Victim Notification Program for Immigration and Customs Enforcement

ICE is committed to protecting the public and ensuring that victim rights are carefully observed.
Learn more about victim notification program.


Prison Rape Elimination Act: Henrico Sheriff’s Office is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for staff and offenders.  Henrico Sheriff’s Office has a zero tolerance for sexual misconduct of any kind and will impose discipline for such misconduct.

Henrico Sheriff’s Office PREA Information Sheet

PREA Contractual Staff & Volunteer Guide

2015 PREA Report



An on-line resource that allows you to search for information regarding current custody status of inmates serving sentences in Virginia local and regional jails and the Virginia Department of Corrections.

Henrico Inmate Search

Visit to lookup Henrico County Jail Inmate Information.


Henrico County Jail East and Jail West

The Sheriff’s Office maintains two jail facilities, Regional Jail West at the Western Government Center and Regional Jail East in New Kent County, with an average total inmate population of over 1200.

Jail West is also the headquarters of the Sheriff, Administrative Services and Court Services. Jail East is a barrier-free, direct supervision facility and was constructed in 1996.It is considered one of the most modern and progressive jails in the Commonwealth. Henrico holds inmates from Goochland and New Kent Counties through a regional agreement which began in 1996.

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The Henrico Sheriff’s Office Supports Our Deputy Sheriffs Called to Defend Our Country in Operations Noble Eagle and Enduring Freedom.
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Colonel C.V. Talley (USN Res.)

The Members of the HenricoCounty Sheriff’s Office Hold Each in Our Thoughts and Wish Them Godspeed and for a Safe Return.

Contact Us

Henrico County Government Department

Delivery Address
4301 E. Parham Rd.
Henrico, VA 23228


(804) 501-5860

Mailing Address
P. O. Box 90775
Henrico, VA 23273-0775