242 Allen's Circle
P.O. Box 38
King and Queen Courthouse, VA 23085
Phone: (804) 785-7400
Fax: (804) 785-5489
All Emergencies Dial: 9-1-1
King and Queen County Sheriff's Office
Sheriff John R. Charboneau
Mattaponi Crime Solvers Program
The National Association of Triads is a partnership of three organizations - law enforcement, older adults, and community groups. The purpose of Triad is to promote older adult safety and to reduce the fear of crime that older adults often experience.
The King and Queen TRIAD in cooperation with the King and Queen County Sheriff’s Office and the King and Queen County Department of Social Services, is pleased to announce the dates for it's monthly senior safety meetings. They will be held in each end of the county and are open to all citizens regardless of where they live in the county. We encourage you to attend both locations. For more information or for assistance with transportation please call the King and Queen County Sheriff's Office at (804)-785-7400.
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7696 E River Road
King William, Virginia 23086
Here at King and Queen Sheriff's office we offer the Auxiliary Program. This program is a reserve police force that assists the department on a volunteer basis, although there are monthly hour requirements that must be met. The duties and responsibilities of the Auxiliary Deputies are the same as a full-time Sheriff's Deputies.
Monthly Hours Requirements are:
Tier 1 Auxiliary Deputy - 12 hours a month
Tier 2 Auxiliary Deputy - 24 hours a month
Tier 3 Auxiliary Deputy - 24 hours a month
Membership into the Auxiliary Program is open to all individuals who meet the established criteria for a Full-Time Deputy Sheriff.
If you would like more information about our Auxiliary Program, feel free to call us at (804) 785-7400.
Anonymous tipsters call the (804) 769-3000 tip line and can rest assured they will remain anonymous by being given an identification number. Your information could be worth up to a $1,000 reward.
How many times have you watched a police force show on TV where witnesses were reluctant or afraid to get involved? Many citizens who find themselves in the position of having this kind of information are reluctant to call the police fearing that they will be identified and could be subjected to reprisals from the person or persons who committed the crime. It is in these very situations that Crime Solvers can play an important role. Crime Solvers provides a toll-free phone number, and by issuing unique identification numbers, can guarantee anonymity and a suitable reward to the caller. Believe it or not, most tipsters rarely collect the reward.
Crime Solvers (also known as Crime Stoppers in some jurisdictions) first began in Albuquerque, NM in July 1975, which saw the fatal shooting of Michael Carmen while he was working one night at a remote local filling station. After two weeks the police had no information. Out of desperation Detective Greg MacAleese approached the local television station requesting a reconstruction of the crime. The re-enactment offered $1,000.00 for information leading to the arrest of the killer(s). With the help of the public, an unsolvable crime was solved. The first Crime Solvers chapter was officially formed in Albuquerque the next year. Since then Crime Stoppers, now in all 50 states, has been responsible for more than half a million arrests and more than $4 billion in recovered property.
Mattaponi Crime Solvers was formed and incorporated as a non-profit organization in the fall of 2007. The Mattaponi Crime Solvers hold monthly meetings to keep up-to-date on police activities in King & Queen, King William Counties and the independent city of West Point. We are also a member of the Virginia Crime Solvers Association (VCSA). The VCSA shares information with member organizations statewide and coordinates issues for tipsters on state and federal levels. Since I am new at this, I can reach out to them for ideas and guidance. If you’d like more information on any Virginia County’s “Solver’s” activity, just plug that county’s name with the Crime Solvers tag.
You can become a member of the Mattaponi Crime Solvers! For more information on how to become a member just email us at; KQKWSolvers@aol.com.
Click on the link to check out the Mattaponi Crime Solvers Inc. Facebook Page for up-to-date news!
Programs We Offer
Security / Welfare Check Program
The King and Queen Sheriff's Office offers the Security / Welfare Check Program, this program is organized and maintained by Sergeant R.T. Hirtz and gives citizens in the community the opportunity to request an officer to check their property while they are away or request an officer to check on a fellow citizen.
The security aspect of this program is that you as a citizen in King and Queen County can request an officer to come check your property daily while you are out of town or at work to make sure that nothing is disturbed while you are away. The welfare side is that you can request an officer to check on and speak to a citizen that you believe is unwell, unsafe or you haven't been able to get in contact with for a few days.
If you are interested in any of the services please call dispatch at (804) 785-7400 to schedule an appointment for Sgt. Hirtz to respond to your home or to check on a fellow citizen.
"TRIAD is one of the fastest-growing crime prevention partnerships in the country. It is a cooperative effort of law enforcement agencies (police/fire/sheriffs), senior citizens, and senior organizations, focused on reducing crimes against our most vulnerable citizens: our seniors. In 1988, the American Association of Retired Persons, the International Association of Chiefs of Police, and the National Sheriff’s Association realized that the baby boomers would soon be retiring and would be in need of protection from con artists and other criminals who would seek to separate them from their hard-earned savings. These three groups formed the first TRIAD in St. Martin Parish, Louisiana, bringing together seniors and law enforcement in a cooperative effort to fight crime. The TRIAD concept has since spread to 47 states, Canada, and England – and it arrived in Virginia in 1995."
- Courtesy of the Attorney General of Virginia Website