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Virginia Sheriffs' Institute
Supporting Virginia’s Sheriffs & Deputies

Congratulations to Lt. Holloman, Sgt. Payne, Sgt. Abdullah and Sgt. McClain of the Newport News Sheriff’s Office, who graduated from the 16th Annual Leadership Institute on August 11, 2022.
Chief Deputy Col. Whitfield, representing Sheriff Gabe Morgan, was on hand to say congratulations as they received their certificates during the graduation ceremony held at Christopher Newport University.
The course, through the Hampton Roads Criminal Justice Training Academy, is intended for the new or emerging leader, first-line supervisor, or mid manager. Topics of instruction include self-assessment, situational leadership, employee motivation, problem-solving, decision making, organizational behavior, organizational change, conflict resolution, officer wellness, leading your agency during an officer shooting incident, and a Chief Executive Panel.