Amherst County

Sheriff's Office

Latest News

# News Title News Date
1 Central Virginia Crime Stoppers Crime Stops Here! Report Criminal Activity Anonymously. You Could Earn Up to $1,000.00. 1-888-798-5900.
2 Press Release On February 3rd 2020 The Amherst County Sheriff’s Office was made aware of an incident that occurred at the Amherst County High School on November 26th 2018. Read More. 03/04/2020

Crime Stoppers

Crime Stoppers of Central Virginia is a regional non-profit corporation that pays up to $1,000.00 for tips that solve crimes. The program is run by area citizens and not by law enforcement officials. Callers are not asked their names, and the phone lines are not traced nor is caller ID used.


Career Opportunities

The Amherst County Sheriff's Office is continuously accepting applications for the position of full-time Field Deputy. Salary starts at $31,200 for full-time (no certification). Benefits include participation in the Virginia Retirement System, generous leave package, and subsidized health insurance.


Community Info

The Amherst County Sheriff's Office Drug Hotline is available 24 hours a day. The phone line is secure and there is NO caller I.D. on this phone. The drug investigators are the only persons who have access to it. This assures that you remain completely anonymous (unknown).