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Virginia Sheriffs' Institute
Supporting Virginia’s Sheriffs & Deputies

VSI provides the public access to useful tools and information

As a nonprofit organization dedicated to education and training, the Virginia Sheriffs’ Institute works to keep the public informed with a variety of valuable resources. In this area of the website, you’ll find helpful publications, tools and updates for citizens of the state of Virginia.

We offer annual crime reports detailing types of arrests by law enforcement agencies for counties and cities in Virginia; information about the Victim Information and Notification Everyday (VINE) service and access to the online VINELink system; quick tips on avoiding identity theft, the fastest growing crime in America; access to the state of Virginia sex offender registry; and other useful materials for public viewing.