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
Modified Jail Visitation Begins June 18th
The Henrico County Sheriff’s Office entered COVID19 Phase II by implementing a modified visitation schedule. The following measures have been changed for the safety of all visitors to our office.
- Our first modified visitation began on June 18th and will run through July 1st at Jail West and indefinitely at Jail East. On July 2nd Jail West Visitation will change. See the Inmate Visitation Tab to review the schedule at Jail West that begins on July 2nd.
- Residents will be allowed one forty-five-minute visit per week.
- Only two visitors per resident, to include children, will be allowed in the facility for any visitation session.
- To maintain safe social distancing for facility visitors, no same day visits can be scheduled.
- Visits may be requested up to seven days in advance, but no later than twenty-four hours in advance.
- All requests for regular visitation shall be made between 8:00 AM on Mondays and 4:30 PM on Fridays.
- All visitors are required meet the following guidelines before admittance into the lobby area of the jail.
- Visitors must wear a Face Mask
- Visitors must bring valid identification
- Visitors must have their temperature taken before admittance
- Visitors must answer screening questions before admittance
- Visitors shall follow all posted or verbal instructions regarding safe social distancing.
- Schedules are subject to change due to COVID19.
Alisa A. Gregory - Sheriff
Sheriff Alisa Gregory leads the teams at the Henrico County Sheriff’s Office and has worked for the Sheriff’s Office for 21 years. She was born in Richmond and went to Highland Springs High School graduating in 1987. She earned a bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management with a minor in Leadership from the University of Richmond where she also received her master’s degree in Disaster Science (Emergency Management). Prior to joining the Sheriff’s Office, she worked for the Postal Service.
In 1998 Sheriff Gregory became a Deputy at Jail East. Since then she has worked in Alternative Sentencing, Training, Administrative Services, Programs and Quality Assurance before becoming Chief Deputy in 2015, and elected Sheriff in 2019. She is a DCJS Certified General, Firearms and Defensive Tactics Instructor; FEMA Instructor for ICS 100; 200; 300 and 400; FBI-LEEDA Trilogy Award Recipient; Deputy of the Year in 2001 awarded by Varina Ruritan Club; Excellence in Public Service in 2006 awarded by Henrico County; Distinguished Service (Tom) Baehr Award in 2006 from the Henrico Sheriff’s Office.
Sheriff Gregory’s professional affiliations include FBI-LEEDA; American Jail Association; Virginia Sheriff’s Association; American Correctional Association; International Association of Chiefs of Police and Virginia Association of Directors of Criminal Justice Training. She is married with four children and three grandchildren.
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.
(Retired) 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