The Administrative Division is responsible for most of the "behind the scenes" tasks that keep the Sheriff's Office running smoothly and efficiently. From implementing and coordinating the hiring of new recruits to the Sheriff's Office, to planning and coordinating the in-service training for existing officers. Administrative division is responsible for maintaining Departmental Policy, and making sure that all the officers have the proper equipment and supplies to function on a day to day basis.
In the hiring process, the Administrative Division receives all applications for new hires to the Sheriff's Office, including applications for Sworn personnel and Communication Officers.
They ensure background investigations are completed on all qualified applicants and arrange the interviews necessary to make recommendations for hiring.
They setup and coordinate Medical and Drug screenings for all qualified applicants.
Administrative personnel also create and provide all identification credentials for new and existing employees of the Sheriff's Office.
New Recruit Mandated Training at the Rappahannock Regional Criminal Justice Training Academy.
Field Training for all new recruits, experienced new hires and officers transitioning from one division to another.
Coordinate all In-service training of personnel as required to comply with the Department of Criminal Justice Service and state requirements.
Schedule and coordinate specialized training, either at academies, online, inter-office or other locations, as needed, by the order of the Sheriff.
Coordinate with Academy and DCJS to ensure all training venues are in compliance with State requirements.
Departmental Policy & Procedures
Develop and maintain all departmental forms used both internally and county wide.
Develop and maintain department policy and procedures, and issue all personnel updated Department SOP on an annual basis.
Equipment & Supplies
Ensure all new officers are equipped with necessary uniforms, equipment and supplies to ensure proper performance of their assigned functions.
Ensure all existing officers are equipped with replacement equipment and uniforms, to ensure their capability of proper performance of their assigned functions.
Purchase of equipment and uniforms to replace outdated or non-serviceable items department wide.
Live Scan Administrator
Oversee the operation and maintenance of all Live Scan machines in use by the Louisa County Sheriff's Office.
Ensure individuals are processed per State requirements for:
Applicants and New Hires
Sex Offender Registration
Towing employee Identification
Train all Sheriff's Office personnel to operate Live Scan equipment.