Message from Wise County Sheriff - E. Grant Kilgore

The Wise County Sheriff’s Office is an accredited agency that is constantly striving to bring the best possible services to the citizens of Wise County and the City of Norton.  We maintain a high standard for all of our personnel, ensuring they receive the best training possible to provide quality law enforcement services to all. Our agency provides patrol, K-9, tactical, criminal investigations, civil process, court security, and 911 dispatch services. 

Any comments about our agency are welcomed. As a proactive, progressive agency, we consistently evaluate ourselves to bring you the best law enforcement services possible.

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The Wise County Sheriff’s Office is committed to providing the best possible service to the citizens of Wise County during these uncertain times.


To ensure the health and well-being of everyone, the Wise County Sheriff’s Office will be implementing the following changes as recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and the Virginia Department of Health:

  • Officers will continue to respond to all emergencies.

  • When calling, please provide a call back number when contacting 9-1-1 or the non-emergency number 276-328-3756.

  • Residents are asked to tell dispatchers if there is a sick person in their home when calling for aid and will be asked questions accordingly.

  • Officers will likely complete non-emergency reports without personal interaction.

  • If possible, residents are asked to be prepared to step outside of their homes to speak to law enforcement in an open environment.

  • Crash reports can be requested through insurance companies by telephone or by mail. Should you need to contact the records office during the day call 276-328-3566. You can also obtain crash report information from

  • Any other related office matters (FOIA request, Incident report copies, etc.) please contact 276-328-3566.


We will be evaluating these measures daily and as information and recommendations change, we will act accordingly. Thank you for your patience and prayers as we work to protect our communities and each other.

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