P.O. Box 190
Mathews, Virginia 23109
804-725-5982 (Fax)


Welcome to the Mathews County Sheriff's Office home page. Mathews County Sheriff's Office is a full service law enforcement office which currently employs eleven (11) full time sworn law enforcement personnel. This includes one (1) School Resource Officer serving Thomas Hunter Middle School and Mathews High School. 


Mathews County Sheriff’s Office Employment Opportunity

The Mathews County Sheriff’s Office is currently accepting applications for the position of Deputy Sheriff. This position requires certification as a Basic Law Enforcement Officer through the Department of Criminal Justice Services in Virginia. Applicants should have the ability to learn and understand complex principles and techniques related to law enforcement and it’s required responsibilities. This position requires the ability to work assigned shifts to include weekends and holidays and subject to emergency call-outs and court appearances. Deputy Sheriffs are charged with enforcement of State and Local criminal and traffic laws and ordinances.

Applicants must be:
  • 21 years of age or older
  • Possess a valid Virginia Driver’s License
  • U.S. citizen
  • Possess a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Successfully pass a polygraph examination
  • Comprehensive back-ground investigation
  • Pre-employment physical examination

Fill out this application and submit to the Mathews County Sheriff’s Office 10622 Buckley Hall RD, Mathews, VA 23109.  Applications may be emailed via the contact link on the website or mailed to the Mathews County Sheriff’s Office, P.O. Box 190, Mathews, VA 23109.

The Mathews County Sheriff’s Office is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will received consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex or any other characteristic protected by law.


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