Sheriff Raleigh H. Isaacs, Sr. has served the citizens of Suffolk since 1970 when he joined the Nansemond County Police Department. He has been in public service for over 50 years. He joined the Nansemond Police Department as a Sergeant and was promoted to Lieutenant. After the City of Suffolk merger, he was promoted to the rank of Captain. Sheriff Isaacs commanded the Uniform Patrol Division, Investigative Division, and Community Services Division. In 1980, he was assigned to the Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office as Chief Investigator. His responsibilities included assisting attorneys with preparing cases for court. He was also the first Victim Witness Coordinator for the Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office. Sheriff Isaacs took office as Sheriff in 1994. Since then he has continually been a leader in the community serving on several boards as well as other civic organizations.
Please see attached resume for Sheriff Raleigh H. Isaacs, Sr.