Sheriff's Office

The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office is dedicated to providing experienced and quality law enforcement to the citizens of Charlotte County and the Commonwealth of Virginia. The Sheriff's Office is responsible for criminal investigations, calls for service, court room security, service of civil process and the operation of the Charlotte County Jail which houses an average of 65 inmates. 

The Sheriff's Office is committed to providing pro-active law enforcement in the areas of crime prevention programs for Neighborhood and Business Watches, Drug Abuse Resistance Education (DARE) in our elementary schools and School Resource Officers. Charlotte County is one of the largest counties in this great state and now more than ever, we need citizens to help by reporting suspicious people and their activities. Get involved with crime prevention programs. Help us to help you make our community safe! For more information contact Royal Freeman, Sheriff. 


Royal Freeman, Sheriff
222 Law Lane
Charlotte Court House, VA 23923
(434) 542-5141
For more information
visit the official website of the Charlotte County Sheriff's Office at
The Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) of 2003 is a federal law established to support the elimination and prevention of sexual assault and sexual misconduct in correctional systems.

Charlotte County Jail's PREA Policy

Charlotte County Jail's PREA Zero-Tolerance Policy

Charlotte County Jail's 2020 PREA Audit

Charlotte County Jail's 2021 PREA Report