Seniority List

The below seniority list reflects up-to-date sheriff terms; however, the list below may or may not reflect the annual license plate order that is submitted to Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles each year after the election. Any newly elected sheriffs will be listed below after they take office in January of a given year.

1 City of Martinsville Sheriff Steve M. Draper 1/1/1994
2 City of Buena Vista Sheriff Randolph Hamilton, Jr. 3/1/1996
3 Lee County Sheriff Gary B. Parsons 12/20/1996
4 King William County Sheriff J. S. Walton 1/1/2000
5 Shenandoah County Sheriff Timothy C. Carter 1/1/2004
6 Russell County Sheriff Steven L. Dye 1/1/2004
7 Prince William County Sheriff Glendell Hill 1/1/2004
8 Clarke County Sheriff Anthony W. Roper 1/1/2004
9 Madison County Sheriff Erik J. Weaver 1/1/2004
10 City of Radford Sheriff Mark R. Armentrout 11/8/2004
11 City of Petersburg Sheriff Vanessa R. Crawford 1/1/2006
12 City of Newport News Sheriff Gabe A. Morgan 1/1/2006
13 City of Colonial Heights Sheriff Todd B. Wilson 1/1/2006
14 Lunenburg County Sheriff Arthur Townsend, Jr. 8/9/2006
15 Henry County Sheriff Lane A. Perry 11/14/2006
16 Orange County Sheriff Mark A. Amos 8/1/2007
17 Westmoreland County Sheriff C. O. Balderson 1/1/2008
18 Rappahannock County Sheriff Connie S. Compton 1/1/2008
19 Alleghany County Sheriff Kevin W. Hall 1/1/2008
20 Cumberland County Sheriff Darrell L. Hodges 1/1/2008
21 Buckingham County Sheriff W. G. “Billy” Kidd, Jr. 1/1/2008
22 Giles County Sheriff W. Morgan Millirons 1/1/2008
23 Brunswick County Sheriff Brian K. Roberts 1/1/2008
24 Patrick County Sheriff Daniel M. Smith 1/1/2008
25 Pittsylvania County Sheriff Michael W. Taylor 1/1/2008
26 Grayson County Sheriff Richard A. Vaughan 1/1/2008
27 Amelia County Sheriff Ricky L. Walker 1/1/2008
28 City of Charlottesville Sheriff James E. Brown, III 1/1/2010
29 City of Danville Sheriff Michael S. “Mike” Mondul 1/1/2010
30 City of Virginia Beach Sheriff Kenneth W. “Ken” Stolle 1/1/2010
31 Hanover County Sheriff David R. Hines 9/16/2010
32 Northampton County Sheriff David L. Doughty, Jr. 1/1/2011
33 Dinwiddie County Sheriff D. T. “Duck” Adams 1/1/2012
34 Mathews County Sheriff L. Mark Barrick 1/1/2012
35 Middlesex County Sheriff David P. Bushey 1/1/2012
36 Loudoun County Sheriff Michael L. “Mike” Chapman 1/1/2012
37 Halifax County Sheriff Fred S. Clark 1/1/2012
38 Spotsylvania County Sheriff Roger L. Harris 1/1/2012
39 Mecklenburg County Sheriff R. W. “Bobby” Hawkins, Jr. 1/1/2012
40 Tazewell County Sheriff Brian L. Hieatt 1/1/2012
41 Rockingham County Sheriff Bryan F. Hutcheson 1/1/2012
42 Culpeper County Sheriff Scott H. Jenkins 1/1/2012
43 Franklin County Sheriff W. Q. “Bill” Overton, Jr. 1/1/2012
44 Bath County Sheriff Robert W. Plecker 1/1/2012
45 Greene County Sheriff Steven S. Smith 1/1/2012
46 Gloucester County Sheriff Darrell W. Warren, Jr. 2/4/2012
47 City of Chesapeake Sheriff Jim O’Sullivan 10/1/2012
48 Fairfax County Sheriff Stacey A. Kincaid 11/26/2013
49 Chesterfield County Sheriff Karl S. Leonard 2/1/2014
50 Fluvanna County Sheriff Eric Hess 5/1/2014
51 Greensville County Sheriff William T. “Tim” Jarratt, Jr. 6/1/2015
52 Richmond County Sheriff Stephen B. Smith 6/1/2015
53 Craig County Sheriff L. Trevor N. Craddock 1/1/2016
54 Floyd County Sheriff Brian J. Craig 1/1/2016
55 Page County Sheriff Chadwick W. Cubbage 1/1/2016
56 Stafford County David P. “DP” Decatur, Jr. 1/1/2016
57 Nelson County Sheriff David W. Hill 1/1/2016
58 Charles City County Sheriff Alan M. Jones, Sr. 1/1/2016
59 Lancaster County Sheriff Patrick McCranie 1/1/2016
60 New Kent County Sheriff J. J. “Joe” McLaughlin, Jr. 1/1/2016
61 Frederick County Sheriff L. W. “Lenny” Millholland 1/1/2016
62 Powhatan County Sheriff Brad W. Nunnally 1/1/2016
63 Roanoke County Sheriff J. Eric Orange 1/1/2016
64 Montgomery County C. H. “Hank” Partin 1/1/2016
65 Smyth County Sheriff B. C. “Chip” Shuler 1/1/2016
66 Augusta County Sheriff Donald L. Smith 1/1/2016
67 Surry County Sheriff Carlos L. Turner 1/1/2016
68 Amherst County Sheriff Ernest “E.W.” Viar, Jr. 1/1/2016
69 City of Suffolk Sheriff E.C. Harris 1/1/2017
70 City of Norfolk Sheriff Joe Baron 2/1/2017
71 City of Lynchburg Sheriff Donald T. Sloan 4/1/2017
72 Sussex County Sheriff Ernest L. Giles, Sr. 6/3/2017
73 Pulaski County Sheriff Michael W. Worrell 7/1/2017
74 City of Richmond Sheriff Antionette V. Irving 1/1/2018
75 City of Portsmouth Sheriff Michael A. Moore 1/1/2018
76 City of Emporia Sheriff D. Keith Prince, Jr. 1/1/2018
77 City of Salem Sheriff April M. Staton 1/1/2018
78 Isle of Wight County Sheriff James R. Clarke 3/1/2018
79 Essex County Sheriff W. A. “Arnie” Holmes 7/1/2018
80 Bland County Sheriff Jason R. Ramsey 7/1/2019
81 Washington County Sheriff R. Blake Andis 1/1/2020
82 Northumberland County Sheriff Johnny A. Beauchamp 1/1/2020
83 Albemarle County Sheriff Chan R. Bryant 1/1/2020
84 Warren County Sheriff Mark A. Butler 1/1/2020
85 Campbell County Sheriff Whit W. Clark, III 1/1/2020
86 Goochland County Sheriff Steven N. Creasey 1/1/2020
87 Scott County Sheriff Jeff B. Edds 1/1/2020
88 Prince Edward County Sheriff L. A. “Tony” Epps 1/1/2020
89 Dickenson County Sheriff Jeremy D. Fleming 1/1/2020
90 Charlotte County Sheriff Royal S. Freeman 1/1/2020
91 Rockbridge County Sheriff G. Steve Funkhouser 1/1/2020
92 King George County Sheriff Chris A. Giles 1/1/2020
93 Henrico County Sheriff Alisa A. Gregory 1/1/2020
94 Williamsburg-James City County Sheriff David J. Hardin 1/1/2020
95 Nottoway County Sheriff Robert L. Jones 1/1/2020
96 Carroll County Sheriff Kevin A. Kemp 1/1/2020
97 Wise County Sheriff E. Grant Kilgore 1/1/2020
98 Louisa County Sheriff Donald A. “Donnie” Lowe 1/1/2020
99 Buchanan County Sheriff John C. McClanahan 1/1/2020
100 Bedford County Sheriff Mike W. Miller 1/1/2020
101 Appomattox County Sheriff Donald D. Simpson 1/1/2020
102 Botetourt County Sheriff Matthew T. Ward 1/1/2020
103 Accomack County Sheriff W. Todd Wessells 1/1/2020
104 Southampton County Sheriff Josh A. Wyche, Sr. 1/1/2020
105 City of Falls Church Sheriff Metin “Matt” Cay 8/15/2020
106 City of Hampton Sheriff Karen E. Bowden 12/28/2020
107 Wythe County Sheriff Charles W. Foster 8/1/2021
108 Alexandria Sheriff Sean Casey 1/1/2022
109 Bristol Sheriff R. Tyrone Foster 1/1/2022
110 Staunton Sheriff Christopher M. Hartless 1/1/2022
111 Roanoke Sheriff Antonio D. Hash 1/1/2022
112 Waynesboro Sheriff Christopher Johnson, Jr. 1/1/2022
113 Norton Sheriff Jason F. McConnell 1/1/2022
114 Hopewell Sheriff Travis L. Stanley 1/1/2022
115 Prince George County Sheriff R. W. “Buck” Vargo 1/1/2022
116 Fauquier County Sheriff Jeremy A. Falls 1/18/2022
117 Highland County Sheriff Ronald D. Wimer 9/1/2022
118 Winchester Sheriff William Sales 9/3/2022
119 Fredericksburg Sheriff Scott Foster 10/2/2022
120 King and Queen County Sheriff William R. “Rob” Balderson 1/1/2023
121 York County-Poquoson Sheriff Ronald G. Montgomery 1/1/2023
122 Caroline County Sheriff C. Scott Moser 1/1/2023
123 Arlington County Sheriff Jose Quiroz 1/7/2023

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