The Norfolk Sheriff’s Office has built strong partnerships with local police departments and public safety agencies. Working at the invitation of local police chiefs the Norfolk Sheriff’s Office provides support to local law enforcement. Over half of our uniformed staff have completed training through the Municipal Police Training Committee Reserve Intermittent Academy and are sworn as Deputy Sheriffs. Norfolk Deputy Sheriffs are available assist local police departments with large events, searches for missing persons, and K9 searches when requested. Deputies also work in collaboration with law enforcement partners as part of the Metropolitan Law Enforcement Council (Metro-LEC), South Shore Street Crimes Task Force, the South Shore Drug Task Force, FBI OCDETF Strike Force, and the DEA Tactical Diversion Squad.