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City Government

Mills E. Godwin Courts Complex
150 N. Main Street
Suffolk, VA 23434 map
(757) 514-7840

Sheriff_Patch_2.jpg Suffolk Sheriff's Office
150 N. Main Street
Suffolk, VA 23434
Hours of Operation
M - F 8:00am - 5:00pm




Phone Numbers

Western Tidewater Regional Jail:

(757) 539-3119

City of Suffolk Magistrate:

(757) 514-4300

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Our Number One Goal is Providing Quality Service

to the Citizens of Suffolk...


Cell Phones, Smart Watches or similar devices are NOT allowed into the Mills E. Godwin Court Building and must be returned to your car.


Sheriff Harris.pngSheriff Everett “E.C.”  Harris
has over 34 years of law enforcement experience.  He has proudly served the citizens of Suffolk for the last 30 years, building strong relationships with law enforcement and municipal entities throughout the region and State.  Sheriff Harris began his career as a Military Police Officer in the United States Army.  After his honorable discharge, he was employed with the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel Police and then the Suffolk Police Department where he served as a patrolman and detective for over 17 years.  After 10 years serving as a sheriff’s deputy and Chief Investigator with the Suffolk Commonwealth’s Attorney Office he was appointed Chief Deputy of the Suffolk Sheriff’s Office.  Sheriff Harris is very active in our community as a member of the Suffolk Masonic Lodge, Suffolk Fraternal Order of Police, Virginia Sheriff’s Association, Police Association of Virginia and the Suffolk Wellness Coalition.  Sheriff Harris is an officer with the Suffolk Ruritan Club where he is very active in fundraising efforts that support the club’s scholarship fund and veteran’s appreciation efforts.  He serves on the boards of the Suffolk Crime Line, Western Tidewater Regional Jail, Suffolk Public Schools Key Communicator and the Virginia State Bar’s First District Disciplinary Committee.  Sheriff Harris and the members of the Suffolk Sheriff’s Office are committed to being engaged in the community, in order to make this city a better place to live.

Please see the attached Resume for Sheriff "E.C" (Everette) Harris


"A Message from the Sheriff"



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