The Sheriff's Office consists of deputies and civilian personnel in three major divisions: Administration, Court Services, and Corrections. We maintain the custody, care, control and movement of inmates; serve civil and criminal processes and court orders; maintain security for court facilities, judges, jurors and other trial participants.
Hampton Sheriff's Office Recognizes Promotion Recipients
Sheriff Bowden and the Hampton Sheriff’s Office staff proudly recognizes the dedication and hard work of the deputies. We acknowledge their commitment to excellence throughout the Sheriff’s Office. Pictured: Sheriff Karen Bowden and all the honorees
Hampton Sheriff’s Office Hosts Drug Take Back
The Hampton Sheriff’s Office has hosted a Drug Take Back event since 2010. This was one of the biggest collections we have had. Pictured: Capt. A. Cherry and Lt. B. Moore
Hampton Sheriff’s Office Partners with Northampton Community Connection
The Hampton Sheriff’s Office partners with Northampton Community Connection to provide child identification booklets. The kit also contains a coloring book, crayons and a junior deputy sticker. Pictured: Sgt. I. Manley-Lee
Hampton Sheriff’s Office Hosts Career Fair
The Hampton Sheriff’s Office hosted a career fair at the Circuit Court building.
Sheriff Salvation Army Angel Tree 2022
The Hampton Sheriff’s Office continues its proud partnership with the Salvation Army’s Angel Tree program for the 8th consecutive year. Children on the peninsula received donations that far exceeded the two item gift request as a competition between departments to give more than what is required. Pictured: Lt. A. Ponds and Lt. B. Moore.
Sheriff Deputy Retreat 2022
Sheriff Karen Bowden continued the offsite training to 40 Hampton Deputies at the 2nd Annual Deputy Retreat. Cheryl Williams was the guest speaker and spoke to the deputies about self-motivation during their shift.
Sheriff's Office gives to foodbank 2022
The Hampton Sheriff’s Office staff coordinated a donation drive for the Virginia Peninsula Foodbank. Pictured: Lt. A. Ponds, Karen Joyner (Virginia Peninsula Foodbank Chief Executive Officer), and Captain J. LaFavor
Sheriff Institute scholarship 2022
The Hampton Sheriff’s Office awarded the 2022 Virginia Sheriff’s Institute scholarship to Hailey Benders. Pictured: Sheriff Karen Bowden and Hailey Benders.
Sheriff's Office at Bassette Elementary
The Hampton Sheriff’s Office coordinated a Back-to-School Drive. The staff collected and donated hundreds of school supply items.
Wythe Exchange Club
The Wythe Exchange Club hosted a dinner and awards ceremony in February 2022 to recognize their community partnership with Sheriff Karen Bowden and the Hampton Sheriff’s Office.