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Captain Darnell Black From the Petersburg Sheriff’s Office as Deputy Sheriff of the Year

Captain Darnell Black’s impressive career journey with the Petersburg Sheriff’s Office showcases his remarkable dedication, resilience, and exceptional skills as a law enforcement professional. Beginning in 2012 and rising swiftly to the rank of Sergeant before experiencing a temporary departure due to the jail’s closure in 2015, Captain Black’s commitment to service led him back…


Hampton Sheriff’s Office Volunteered for Field Day

Sheriff Bowden and the Hampton Sheriff’s Office staff volunteered at Hunter B. Andrews PreK-8. The Hampton Sheriff’s Office assisted with various activities that were involved. The students were divided into two groups for the morning and afternoon activities. We enjoyed seeing the youth get excited about having fun and celebrating the final weeks of school.