Lynchburg PoliceThe Lynchburg Sheriff’s Office has earned its third State Accreditation Award. In December, the Virginia Law Enforcement Professional Standards Commission Executive Board voted unanimously in favor of the Lynchburg Sheriff’s Office of the more than 400 law enforcement agencies across the state only 91 had achieved the distinction by the end of the year. The Sheriff’s Office has also been awarded re-accreditation status meeting 190 professional standards that Virginia accredited agencies must comply with. Lynchburg initially received state accreditation in November of 2006; reaccredited in December of 2010 now a third.