The Virginia Sheriffs’ Association and Virginia Sheriffs’ Institute have been made aware of scam callers requesting contributions. Please do NOT respond to these requests via phone calls; they are NOT legitimate.
The Virginia Sheriffs’ Association (VSA) gives a voice to Virginia sheriffs and deputies and never solicits by telephone. Online donations can securely be made at https://vasheriff.org/support-vsa/donate-now/.
The Virginia Sheriffs’ Institute (VSI) completes an annual membership drive via mail. The mailing is legitimate and personally endorsed by member sheriffs. The Virginia Sheriffs’ Institute never solicits by telephone. Online donations can securely be made at www.vasheriffsinstitute.org and joining the Institute is completely voluntary for citizens and businesses.
Associate and business membership supports VSI with:
- Technical services and training conferences for sheriffs and deputies
- In-the-line-of-duty death benefit to sheriffs and deputies
- Crime prevention and awareness programs
- Public service and safety programs
- Fight for strong laws to secure our mission and keep families safe
- Essential scholarships for Virginia students