Smyth County Sheriff's Office


The Smyth County Sheriff’s Office is a full service law enforcement agency responsible for covering approximately 452 square miles. It serves the county’s population of approximately 30,104.  Currently the Sheriff’s Office employs 59 full time and 34 part time employees.  These officers are assigned to Field, Investigations, Court Security/Transport, Civil Process Service, Warrant Service, Crime Prevention, Communications and Administrative.     


Former Sheriff's

Chief Deputy

Court Security
Crime Prevention





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Emergency Preparedness Links:
Virginia Dept. of Emergency Mgmt
Red Cross Family Disaster Planning


Virginia Freedom of Information Act

Please contact Kim Medley concerning any VFOIA request.  It is recommended, though not required, that VFOIA requests be made in writing. Requests can be made in person, by phone, by mail, or electronically. It is not necessary to specify the reason for your request. However, you must provide your name and legal address.

Kim Medley
Smyth County Sheriff's Office
819 Matson Drive Marion, VA  24354
Phone: 276-781-2357

Learn More About VFOIA More information about the Virginia FOIA can be found through the Virginia Freedom of Information Advisory Council. Read the Virginia Freedom of Information Act online


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 819 Matson Drive Marion, VA  24354
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