County of Greensville, Virginia

Public Safety


The Greensville County Sheriff's Office (GSCO) is the primary law enforcement agency for Greensville County. GCSO also works closely with the City of Emporia Police Department and the Virginia State Police.

GCSO serves Greensville County in the areas of patrol, investigations, courthouse security, civil process and emergency communications.

Visit the GCSO web page for more information. 

Emergency Services

The Department of Emergency Services oversees all activities undertaken to prevent, minimize, and repair injuries and damages resulting from natural or manmade disasters. Emergency Services also provides incident reports and updates as needed. 

Visit the Emergency Services web page to learn more.

Fire Services

Fire Services are provided by the Greensville County Fire Department and the Jarratt Volunteer Fire Department.

Greensville Volunteer Rescue Squad

The Greensville Volunteer Rescue Squad (GVRS) provides pre-hospital emergency care to the sick and injured. The GVRS also promotes community safety awareness.

American Red Cross

The American Red Cross offers emergency preparedness and disaster relief services. They also offer CPR certification and first aid courses.

Visit the American Red Cross website to learn more.

Animal Control

To report loose or feral animals, or a related incident or emergency, please call (434) 348-4200. 

For additional information, please visit the Animal Control web page.

Southside Regional Jail

The Southside Regional Jail serves Greensville County and the City of Emporia. The Regional Jail is located at 244 Uriah Branch Way in the Greensville County Office Park. The capacity of the Regional Jail is 100 inmates. 

To learn more, please contact the Southside Regional Jail Authority at (434) 634-2254.

Additional Resources

Victim Information and Notification Everyday (VINE)

Victim Information and Notification Everyday is the National Victim Notification Network. This service allows crime victims to obtain timely and reliable information about criminal cases and the custody status of offenders 24 hours a day. Victims can search for updates using an online database (VINELink). Victims and other concerned citizens can also register to be notified by phone, email, text message (SMS) or TTY device when an offender's custody status changes.

Visit the VINE website to learn more.

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