Our mission is to protect and assist the citizens of Henrico by providing;
- Security for the jails and county courthouse
- Rehabilitation for inmates through vocational, mental health, education and work programs
- Executing mental health commitment orders
- Service of civil process documents
We achieve our mission through our professionally trained staff that use state of the art technology.
We operate with over 400 staff for the two regional jails, courts and administrative services office.
The Henrico County Sheriff’s Office is accredited by;
- The American Correctional Association (ACA)
- The Department of Correction (DOC)
- The Department of Justice PREA standards
The Henrico Sheriff's Office is now hiring!
Michael L. Wade, Sheriff
Henrico County Sheriff Michael L. Wade took office in January 2000 and serves a four-year term in office. The Henrico Sheriff’s Office works in conjunction with the Henrico County Police Division providing the law enforcement services to The County of Henrico. The Sheriff’s Office is responsible for the county’s two jails, security of the courthouses (including fifteen courtrooms,) and the service of Civil Process. Sheriff Wade commands over 400 sworn, civilian, and contract employees. He is married to JoAnn Wade and they have one daughter, one grandson and two granddaughters. Read More…
ICE Victim Notification Program
ICE is committed to protecting the public and ensuring that victim rights are carefully observed. Learn more about the ICE victim notification program.
Vine (Victim Notification Program),VA
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 henricosheriff.org/search to lookup Henrico County Jail Inmate Information.
Honoring Our Military Members
The Henrico County Sheriff’s Office’s staff wish to recognize our current active-duty military personnel. We keep them in our thoughts and wish them a safe return.
Colonel C. V. Talley; United States Navy Reservist
Deputy B. O. Davis; United States Army Reservist
Deputy R. Shope; United States Army Reservist
Deputy J. Mitchell; United States Army Reservist