Sheriff's Office

Mission StatementSalem Sheriffs Office Patch.

We, the professional men and women of the Salem Sheriff's Office, are empowered to defend the Constitution of the United States and Commonwealth of Virginia. Through courtesy, care, trust, and commitment, we will work diligently to provide the most effective and safe delivery of court services to our citizens.

The Salem City Sheriff's Office is responsible for courtroom security, transportation of prisoners, and serving civil law processes.


Sheriff April M. StatonSheriff April M Staton

Sheriff Staton has served with the Salem Sheriff's Office since 2003. She is just the fourth Sheriff to serve the citizens of Salem since 1968 and is the first woman to serve in this role.

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