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Virginia Sheriffs' Institute
Supporting Virginia’s Sheriffs & Deputies

Dedicated to education and training

The Virginia Sheriffs’ Institute (VSI) encourages charitable and educational activities

  • VSI’s Certification Program recognizes the continued individual professional development of Virginia sheriffs and deputies
  • VSI provides support to families of deputies or sheriffs killed in the line of duty, in an effort to relieve personal and community distress relating to such incidents
  • VSI awards scholarships to Virginia students who major in criminal justice at a Virginia college or university