Court Services


The Sheriff’s Office Court Services Division is responsible for managing the areas of Courts, Civil Enforcement, Criminal Apprehension Unit, and Project Lifesaver.


Civil Enforcement

The Civil Enforcement section is responsible for providing timely notice to persons or legal entities of pending legal action.


The Courts section is responsible for courthouse and courtroom security in Circuit, General District, and Juvenile and Domestic Relations Courts.

Criminal Apprehension Unit

The Criminal Apprehension Unit works in conjunction with the Chesapeake Police Department and maintains records of all the summonses, warrants, and detention orders it receives.

Project Lifesaver

Project Lifesaver is a comprehensive rapid-response support system integrating the most reliable locator equipment and specially trained teams.