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Virginia Sheriffs' Institute
Supporting Virginia’s Sheriffs & Deputies

Darnell Black, a dedicated 12-year veteran of the Petersburg Sheriff’s Office,
recently achieved his VSI Certification at the April 2024 Virginia Sheriff’s Institute
Conference. The Virginia Sheriffs’ Institute Certification Program acknowledges
the ongoing professional growth of Virginia sheriffs and deputies, emphasizing
their dedication to excellence, continuous learning, and the enhancement of
public safety as a profession. By voluntarily participating in this program.

Captain Black has demonstrated a strong commitment to his role as a law
enforcement professional and a desire to further elevate his skills and knowledge
in service to the community. His attainment of the VSI Certification is a testament
to his unwavering dedication to professional development and the pursuit of
excellence in his field.