Community Corrections


The health and safety of our citizens is our primary concern. As long as COVID-19 remains a threat to public safety, we will adhere to best practice guidelines set forth by medical experts, and continue to follow directives coming from the Governor’s Office. All public events have been temporarily postponed.

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The Community Affairs Division of the Portsmouth Sheriff’s Office is the primary link between the Sheriff’s Office and the residents of the City of Portsmouth. The innovative programs offered by the Community Affairs Division foster rich and sustainable partnerships between our office and the populations we serve.

The Community Services Unit consists of the following:

  • The Senior Unit
  • TRIAD Program
  • Youth Services Unit
  • D.A.R.E.
  • Project Lifesaver