A Virginia Sheriff’s Department had the chance to showcase its work to a nationwide audience on Friday and Saturday night.
The Sheriff’s Department in Spotsylvania County – located along I-95 halfway between Washington, DC and Richmond, VA – was one of the police departments featured on this weekend’s “On Patrol Live” broadcast, which follows the work of law enforcement officials from across the country.
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Ahead of the broadcast, the department shared the following statement with Potomac Local:
“We are both honored and humbled to be able to show America how important humanizing the badge is by building stronger relationships between law enforcement and the communities we serve,” said Spotsylvania Sheriff Roger L. Harris.
Potomac Local also added the following:
“On Patrol: Live” airs Friday and Saturday Nights from 8 p.m. to midnight on REELZ.
The series is hosted and executive produced by Dan Abrams, with retired Tulsa Police Department Sergeant Sean “Sticks” Larkin and Deputy Sheriff Curtis Wilson. Together, they provide minute-by-minute live analysis as the show documents for viewers in real time the everyday work of police officers on patrol from diverse departments across America … The Spotsylvania County Sheriff’s Office has 275 sworn law enforcement officers and numerous support, non-sworn positions. The agency responds to an average of 117,000 calls for service per year.
The Sheriff’s Office is of the largest growing law enforcement agencies in Virginia. The 414 square-mile county is split between a steady growing urban fixture and a rural country setting.