Sheriff’s Office Announces New Volunteer Program


The Fairfax County Sheriff's Office is proud to announce a new volunteer program called VISOR - Volunteers in Sheriff's Office Relations. VISOR gives residents an opportunity to serve in an unpaid, non-uniformed position to augment Sheriff's Office personnel. This is an exciting opportunity to become part of an outstanding public service organization that works in partnership with the community to enhance the quality of life for all Fairfax County residents. To become a member of the VISOR program, applicants must:

  • Be at least 21 years of age
  • Possess a valid Virginia operator's license
  • Be in good physical condition
  • Successfully pass a thorough background investigation

To apply or get additional information about the VISOR program, e-mail 2nd Lieutenant Charise Mitchell or call 703-246-3246 (or TTY 711 for hearing impaired).

The Sheriff's Office offers a wide variety of career and volunteer opportunities. With over 500 sworn deputy sheriffs, Fairfax is one of the largest Sheriff's Offices in Virginia and among the largest in the country. The Sheriff's Office is accredited by the Virginia Law Enforcement Professional Standards Commission, the National Commission on Correctional Health Care, the Virginia Department of Corrections and the American Correctional Association.


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