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Sheriff's Office

The Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office is comprised of 52 appointees. and 4 part-time employees.  The Sheriff's Office is responsible for providing the primary law enforcement for Mecklenburg County as well as security for the courts.

R.W. "Bobby Hawkins, Jr., Sheriff
Robert Hawkins has been Sheriff of Mecklenburg County since 2012.  He retired as a Master Trooper for the Virginia State Police after 30 years of service.  Mr. Hawkins grew up and graduated in Halifax County.  Sheriff Hawkins and his family reside in Bracey.
Administration Staff:
  •  Major Andy Ezell
  • Captain Chris Whittemore
  • Lieutenant Marlon Alexander, Road Patrol
  • Lieutenant Dan Arnold, Court Security
  • Lieutenant Mark Claiborne, Investigations
  • Administrative Assistant Deborah Clark
  • Secretary Beth Hensley

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 390
Boydton, VA 23917

Physical Address:
911 Madison Street
Boydton, VA 23917
Phone Number:
Telephone:  434-738-6171
Toll Free:    888-624-2207
Fax:             434-738-6449
Email Address:

Office Hours:
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
In case of Emergency (after hours and weekends):
Dial  9 1 1
Civil Process
911 Madison Street
P.O. Box 390
Boydton, VA 23917
Mecklenburg County Crime Solvers
1-877-676-8477 (anonymous)
Southside Drug and Gang Task Force
1-434-738-9742 Local
1-800-533-DOPE (3673) Toll Free
Tactical Team
Provides special trained officers to deal with high risk operations, i.e. search warrants, high risk warrant service, hostage situations, etc.
Dive Team
Provides underwater rescue and recovery services.
K-9 Handler
Responsible for answering calls for service for a patrol canine.
Project Lifesaver
If you have a family member or friend that has Alzheimer's, dementia, autism, Down syndrome, or other cognitive conditions ask about our Project Lifesaver program today.
Supports the Association for the Advancement of Retired Persons (AARP) and older/retired leadership in the area.  This partnership works together to reduce the criminal victimization of senior citizens and enhances the delivery of law enforcement services to Mecklenburg County's elderly population.
MCSO Golf Tournament Annual Event
We invite You to join us as a golf team, a sponsor for this event by choosing from one of our "Sponsorship Levels" and/or supporting us through donations of various prizes, raffle items or food products.  All proceeds benefit MCSO public safety events.
For More Information Contact:  Deborah Clark or Beth Hensley at 434-738-6171.
Through a partnership with our community, provide all citizens with the highest degree of protection for their lives and property.  To develop community responsibility directed at reducing crime and enhancing safety.

Mecklenburg County Tourism

Life Happens Off the Path.

Whatever you and your family love; you truly can find it here. We are sure you’ll enjoy all Mecklenburg County has to offer!

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Mecklenburg County Hunting/Fishing Guide and Map

Mecklenburg County Hunting/Fishing Guide and Map.

Boasting 9,000+ acres of public Wildlife Management Areas and a 50,000 acre lake, Mecklenburg is a sportsman’s paradise.

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Mecklenburg is Lake Country

Mecklenburg Is Lake Country.

It’s time you came to visit us. Click below for a PDF to view the Lake Country Visitor's Guide which is filled with helpful information about the area.

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