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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



Western Tidewater Regional Jail:

(757) 539-3119

City of Suffolk Magistrate:

(757) 514-4300

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

Our Number One Goal is Providing Quality Service to the
Citizens of Our Community.....


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.

A Message from the Sheriff

Chief Deputy 

Everett “E.C.”  Harris recently joined the Sheriff’s Office as Chief Deputy.  He comes to us from the Suffolk Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office where he served for over nine years as their Chief Investigator.  Major Harris has over 32 years of law enforcement experience beginning with 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 for over 17 years.  Major Harris is very active in our community as an officer with the Suffolk Ruritan Club as well as many other civic organizations.  He serves on the Suffolk Crime Line Board and the Virginia State Bar’s First District Disciplinary Committee.  


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