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Where to Find Help

UPDATED January 2, 2009

Sheriff Departments

Virginia

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Before a protection order can take effect, it must be served upon the abuser.  In most states, protection orders are served by the sheriff department.  You can contact the clerk of the court in the court that issued your order to find out the procedure for service if you are unsure. For a list of Virginia courts, check the VA Courthouse Locations page on our site.  Listed below are telephone numbers and addresses for sheriff departments in Virginia. You may be able to find more up-to-date listings for sheriff departments on the Virginia Sheriffs Association website.

city/county



Fairfax

Sheriff's Office
4110 Chain Bridge Rd
Email
Fairfax, VA 22030
Phone: (703) 246-3227
Web: http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/sheriff/

Sheriff's Office
300 Park Ave
Suite 201 West
Falls Church, VA 22046
Phone: (703) 248-5111

Fauquier

Sheriff's Office
78 W Lee St Ste 200
Warrenton, VA 20186
Phone: (540) 347-6850

Floyd

Sheriff's Office
100 E Main St Rm 206
Floyd, VA 24091
Phone: (540) 745-9334

Fluvanna

Sheriff's Office
PO Box 113
Court Square
Palmyra, VA 22963
Phone: (434) 589-8211

Franklin

Sheriff's Office
Virgil H Goode Building
70 East Court Street, Suite 101
Rocky Mount, VA 24151
Phone: (540) 483-3000

Frederick

Sheriff's Office
5 N Kent St
Winchester, VA 22601
Phone: (540) 662-6162

Fredericksburg

Sheriff's Office
PO Box 448
415 Wolfe Street
Fredericksburg, VA 22404
Phone: (540) 372-1056

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