Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office
|Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office|
|Legal personality||Governmental: Government agency|
|Operations jurisdiction*||County (US) of Mecklenburg in the state of Virginia, USA|
|Map of Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office's jurisdiction.|
|Size||679 square miles (1,760 km2)|
|Legal jurisdiction||Mecklenburg County|
|Governing body||County (US)|
|Agency executive||R.W. (Bobby) Hawkins, Sheriff|
|* Divisional agency: Division of the country, over which the agency has usual operational jurisdiction.|
The Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office (MCSO) is the primary law enforcement agency servicing 32,727 people within 679 square miles (1,760 km2) of jurisdiction within Mecklenburg County, VA.
The MCSO canine division first began in May 2000.
The agency is currently headed by Sheriff R.W. (Bobby) Hawkins. The Sheriff’s Office has 89 full-time sworn members, 1 part-time sworn member, 2 sworn auxiliary civilians, and 1 part-time civilian.
- Civil Process
- Command Staff
- Courtroom Security
- Drug Task Force
- Jail Operations
- School Services
- Support Staff
- Uniformed Patrol
- Work Release
- Canine Unit
- Dive Unit
- Hostage Negotiations
- Tactical Unit
- Instructors 
- VINE VINE is a 24-hour notification system designed to keep victims informed on the custody status of their offenders.
- Project Lifesaver Project Lifesaver is an active response to the problem of locating wandering persons before they become victims.
- Child Safety Seat Installation The Child Safety Seat Installation assists parents, grandparents or caregivers in proper installation.
- Neighborhood Watch Program The MCSO is available to assist citizens in forming a neighborhood watch for their area.
- TRIAD A local TRIAD consists of the sheriff, police chiefs and older or retired leaders in the community who agree to work together to reduce criminal victimization of the elderly.
Since the establishment of the Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office, three officers have died while on duty.
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