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Richmond City Sheriff's Office
City of Richmond


1701 Fairfield Way

Richmond, VA
23223 USA

Email: Ask The Sheriff

Fax: (804)646-4291

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Richmond City Sheriff's Office - Press Releases


RCSO Telephone SCAM Press Release
The Richmond City Sheriff’s Office would like to ALERT citizens of a phone scam involving SCAMMERS who claim to be various members of the Richmond City Sheriff’s Office or other Law Enforcement agencies. For detail click here.

The Richmond City Sheriff’s Office is piloting the use of OPVEE®.
Richmond-According to Sheriff Antionette Irving, “OPVEE® is a new tool in our toolbox to provide rescue and save the lives of those experiencing opioid or fentanyl overdoses.” For detail click here.


The Latest Press Release document, Richmond City Sheriff's Office Announces Body Worn Camera Deployment , can be viewed and downloaded here.

You can also do sort and search the Press Release Archive in the table below.

Press Releases Archive

Date Title Type
2023-10-27 October 27th, the Richmond City Sheriff’s Office will host the region’s second Beyond Jails Summit Press Release
2023-10-27 October 28th 2023 D.E.A. Drug Take Back Press Release 2 Press Release
2023-09-14 Richmond City Sheriff's Office Body Worn Camera Deployment 9-14-2023 (002) Press Release
2023-07-28 Death of an Inmate Housed at another Facility Press Release
2023-06-29 Jury Duty Scam Alert Press Release 6-29-2023 Press Release
2023-03-28 Death at the Hospital 3-28-2023 2 Press Release
2023-01-25 Social Security Scam Press Release
2022-11-21 Press Release Inmate Information Press Release
2022-10-26 RCSO Trunk or Treat Cancellation PR-1 Press Release
2022-08-31 Court Jesters Comedy Basketball Team Press Release 1 Press Release
2022-08-10 RCSO Launches Playing Cards Designed to Help Resolve Unsolved Cases Press Release
2022-04-08 Narcan-Fentanyl Test Strips Press Release 1 Press Release
2022-04-05 3rd Annual Gloves over Guns Event Press Release 2 Press Release
2022-03-23 Naloxone-Fentanyl Strips Press Release
2021-12-28 5th Annual Day of Grace Faith and Hope Press Release Press Release
2021-12-08 Scam Alert Press Release Press Release
2021-10-22 Richmond City Sheriff's Office Day of Service Press Release
2021-10-21 DEA Take Back Day October 21 2021 Press Release
2021-09-28 Commissary Canteen Scam Press Release
2018-11-01 9th Basic Academy Press Release2 Press Release
2021-03-03 DOC - COVID-19 Vaccinations and Jail Intake Information_03-03-2021 Press Release
2020-11-16 RCSO Twindemic COVID-19-FLU Press Release (002) 11-16-2020 Press Release
2020-10-05 RCSO_Grant_Press_Release_2 Press Release
2020-10-02 Covid-19 Update Press Release
2020-09-25 RCSO COVID-19 Newest Update 9-25-2020 Press Release
2020-08-29 RCSO COVID-19 Newest Update 2 8-29-2020 Press Release
2020-08-24 COVID-19 Press Release-Newest Update_8-24-2020 Press Release
2020-07-06 Richmond Sheriff's Office COVID-19 Testing Press Release Press Release
2020-03-24 COVID-19 Press Release_03_24_2020 Press Release
2020-07-21 COVID-19_Press_Release_07_21_2020 Press Release
2020-07-30 COVID19_Press_Release_Update2_07_30_2020 Press Release
2020-08-29 RCSO COVID-19 Newest Update 08_29_2020 Press Release
2020-05-29 Sheriff_Antionette_V_Irving_Statement_05_29_2020 Press Release
2020-07-06 Richmond_Sheriff_Office_COVID-19_Testing_Press_Release_07_06_2020 Press Release
2020-02-26 Press Release - The 2020 National Justice Summit Press Release
2019-04-30 RCSO Grant Press Release Press Release
2019-04-26 RCSO Reentry Resource Fair Press Release
2019-03-29 DEA_Drug_Take_Back_Event_Pres_Release_2019_03_29_REVISED Press Release
2019-04-26 Job_Fair_Press_Release_04_26_2019_DRAFT Press Release
2019-03-27 JP_Jumpers_Press_Release_03_27_2019_FINAL Press Release
2018-12-13 Barbershop Talk 12 13 Press Release
2018-11-26 Press Release - Mail (2) Press Release
2018-07-23 Richmond City Sheriff’s Office Providing a Medication Disposal Unit Press Release
2018-07-10 Richmond City Sheriff’s Office Launches Inmate Search Database Press Release
2018-06-22 RCSO Highlights Alzheimer's and Brain Awareness Month for June Press Release
2018-06-20 Richmond City Sheriff's Office Hosts First Blood Drive Press Release
2018-06-15 RCSO partners with 7-Eleven and the Richmond Public Schools for Project Operation Chill Press Release
2018-04-19 From Trauma to Prison to Harvard - The Power of Resilience Press Release
2017-07-18 Richmond House of Delegates Members Visit Richmond City Justice Center Press Release
2017-06-19 Sheriff's Office, VCU and Caritas Works Partner for Pilot Construction Training Program Press Release
2017-06-07 Sheriff Presented with Donation from Local Women's Group Press Release
2017-05-27 Sheriff Issues Statement on Shooting Death of Virginia Trooper Press Release
2017-05-22 Sheriff Accepts 1 Million Mohawks for Mental Health Challenge Press Release
2017-05-17 Naphcare Employee Arrested Press Release
2017-05-16 Sheriff Woody Praises City Council for Project Lifesaver Funding Press Release
2017-05-10 REAL Program Evaluation Results 2014-2015 Shows Reduction in Recidivism Study Results
2017-05-10 Sheriff Woody Announces Results of Recidivism Study Press Release
2017-04-12 Bryan Stevenson Visits RCJC Press Release
2017-03-28 Richmond City Sheriff's Office Receives 100% Compliance from VLEPSC Press Release
2017-03-15 Sheriff Woody Hosts 10th Date with Dad Celebration Press Release
2017-02-23 Richmond City Sheriff's Deputy Apprehends Larceny Suspect Press Release
2017-02-09 Judge Dismisses Sheriff Woody from Lawsuit Press Release
2017-02-06 Jail Resident Passes Away at Hospital Press Release
2017-01-31 Sheriff Woody and Chief Durham Partner for Project Lifesaver Press Release
2017-01-31 Deputy Finds Contraband on Arrestee Press Release
2016-12-21 Notice of Inmate Death Press Release
2016-12-21 Sheriff Woody Delivers Gifts to Children at Richmond Children's Hospital Press Release
2016-12-21 Deputy Discovers Contraband on Arrestee Press Release
2016-12-21 Sheriff Woody Hosts Motherhood Holiday Tea for Second Year Press Release
2016-12-20 Sheriff Woody Presented with U.S. Flag Press Release
2016-12-19 Sheriff Woody Announces Memorial Scholarship Fund Press Release
2016-12-15 Richmond and Chesterfiels Sheriffs Tout Cooperation in Receiving Mental Health Grant Press Release
2016-12-13 Richmond Sheriff's Office Announces Jury Scam Press Release
2016-11-30 REAL program Partners with Local Tattoo Removal Service Press Release
2016-11-21 Sheriff Woody Teams Up with 106.5 The Beat for Thanksgiving Press Release
2016-11-28 Federal Court Dismisses DOJ ADA Suit Filed in March Press Release
2016-11-09 5th Basic Academy Graduates at the Richmond City Justice Center Press Release
2016-10-03 Richmond Sheriff's Office Announces V3 Certification Press Release
2016-09-02 Sheriff Woody's Statement on Passing of Major Kenneth Anderson Press Release
2016-08-31 Misdemeanor Community Service Program Participants Beautify Ancarrow's Landing Press Release
2016-08-30 Sheriff Hosts Back to School Cook Out for Resident's Children Press Release
2016-07-18 Sheriff Woody Statement on Baton Rouge Police Shootings Press Release
2016-07-08 Sheriff Woody Statement on Dallas Police Shootings Press Release
2016-07-08 Sheriff Woody Mourns the Passing of Berrien County, Michigan Deputies Press Release
2016-05-18 Holocaust Survivors Speak to REAL Program Participants Press Release
2016-05-16 Sheriff C.T. Woody, Jr Recognizes National Police Week Press Release
2016-05-12 Sheriff Recognizes the Therapeutic Value of Yoga and Meditation Press Release
2016-03-10 Sheriff Promotes REAL Program to Chesterfield Chamber of Commerce Press Release
2016-03-13 RCJC Hosts the Fifth 'DANCE OF THEIR OWN' Press Release
2015-11-17 Sheriff Graduates 3rd Basic Academy from RCJC Press Release
2016-02-03 2nd Woman Arrested Bringing Drugs into Jail Press Release
2016-02-02 RCJC Awarded Prestigious LEED Certification Press Release
2016-01-20 Woman Arrested Bringing Drugs into Jail Press Release
2016-01-19 Sheriff Woody Honors Unclaimed Veterans Press Release
2015-12-21 Sheriff's Office Gives Back to RVA Press Release
2015-12-22 Inaugural RCJC Holiday Tea Press Release
2015-12-16 Sheriff Hosts Job Preparation for Inmates Press Release
2015-03-23 Annual Fathers and Daughters Dance Press Release
2014-11-25 AIA Recognizes Sheriff Woody Press Release
2015-05-05 DMV Connect Program offers Inmates IDs Press Release
2015-09-14 Drug Bust at RCJC Press Release
2015-09-02 Javon Morris Final Autopsy Report Press Release
2015-09-08 Shawn Samuel Jr. Final Autopsy Report Press Release
2014-10-03 Former Inmate Caught Press Release
2015-07-21 Inmate's Death Due to Natural Causes Press Release
2014-12-23 Inmates Embrace Holiday Spirit Press Release
2015-07-17 Jail Deaths Additional Information Press Release
2014-10-06 Former Congressman Kennedy to Host Recovery Rally at Justice Center Press Release
2015-09-15 Deputy Makes Marijuana Possesion Arrest at John Marshall Court Press Release
2014-11-21 Offenders Prepare for Reentry with Job Prep Course Press Release
2015-05-11 Sheriff Holds Picnic for Deputies in Honor of Correctionc Week Press Release
2015-07-14 RCJC Training Department Recertified by DCJS Press Release
2014-07-16 RCJC Residents Write President Obama Press Release
2015-07-21 RCJC Certified by Board of Corrections Press Release
2015-02-18 RCJC 1st Academy Graduation Press Release
2015-04-22 RCJC 2nd Academy Graduation Press Release
2015-03-18 Graduation for REAL and Fatherhood Programs Press Release
2015-09-29 REAL Program Graduation Press Release
2015-05-19 Chief Durham tours RCJC Press Release
2014-12-19 Telepsychiatry at Richmond Justice Center Press Release
2015-02-13 Sheriff's Office Continues Partnership Press Release