2021 Annual Report
During the 2021 calendar year, King George Sheriff’s Office like everyone else was affected by the pandemic. However, we were still able to participate in a limited number of worthwhile events, with the necessary precautions in place such as: The Special Olympics Polar Plunge, VA Special Olympics Torch Run, Bright Beginnings Back to School Program, Impactful Beginnings Event, Fall Festival and Shop with a Sheriff during the Christmas Holiday.
King George Animal Control had to cancel their Spring and Fall Rabies Clinic. Their Co-op Program through King George High School was postponed until August of 2021 when they were able to safely resume activities with the students.
The King George Sheriff’s Office also hosted two summer interns, Kenny Frank and Shane Hagewood. Both successfully completed a minimum of 120 hours of internship. Deputy B. Marini took the reins from Lt. Richards and continues to host the TRIAD program for seniors on the second Tuesday of the month on topics such as: various scams, AARP Smart Driver courses and Refuse to be a Victim.
The empowerHOUSE organization supporting survivors of domestic violence continues to be a vital asset to the Sheriff’s Office and the citizens of King George County. The Sheriff’s Office supported their 30th Annual Domestic Violence Candlelight Vigil held at the KG Citizen’s Center.
The King George Sheriff’s Office had some promotions in 2021 that includes the following:
Det. Sgt. G. Massey, to Lieutenant, CID
Sergeant K. Wharton, to First Sgt. Professional Standards
Deputy K. Furlong to Detective, CID
Deputy M. Campos to Detective, CID
Deputy L. Garrant, to Detective, CID
Deputy A. Mims, to Detective, CID
Communications Officer K. Staples, to Deputy Sheriff Patrol
Animal Control Officer Jason Church, to Animal Control Supervisor
The King George Sheriff’s Office continued to grow in 2021 with the following additional staff:
Amy Parker-Communications Officer Kevin Bouchez-Court Bailiff
Danielle Hickock-Communications Officer Tianna Ashton-Court Bailiff
Amanda Cummins-Communications Officer Andrea Jeffries-Court Bailiff
Ruslan Tully-Deputy Sheriff Patrol Stacey Cardone-Court Bailiff
Evan Monroe-Deputy Sheriff Patrol William England-Professional Standards
Ashton Lewis-Deputy Sheriff Patrol Alexander Lundin-Animal Control Officer
Meghan Floirendo-Deputy Sheriff Patrol Derek Vanatta-Animal Control Officer
Christopher Froman-Deputy Sheriff Patrol
The King George Sheriff’s Office also celebrated in the retirement of Lieutenant Karen Richards with 31 years of service, Animal Control Supervisor Kevin Eller with 28 years of service and Deputy Sheriff Curtis Parker with 19 years of service.
|Total calls for service||66,131|
|Criminal cases investigated||1,622|
|Total DUI arrests||82|
|Total drug arrests||57|
|Civil papers served||6056|
|Prisoner transports in VA||310 adults, 7 juveniles|
|Extraditions-out of state||8|
|Mental transports||53 (119 Calls for Service)|