Arlington County Sheriff's Office Addresses COVID-19

Published on March 13, 2020

The COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus) situation continues to rapidly evolve. "My staff and I are continuing to stay informed, plan ahead and work with County leadership to ensure we are prepared," said Arlington County Sheriff Beth Arthur.

To ensure the safety of the public, those incarcerated, and staff, the following changes to operations at the Sheriff's Office are in effect:

Detention Center

  • All Professional Visits will be non-contact for a minimum of 30 days

  • All Personal Visits will be cancelled for a minimum of 30 days

  • All programs will be cancelled for a minimum of 30 days

Alcohol Safety Action Program (ASAP)

  • Friday walk-in hours have been suspended indefinitely.

  • Case managers will see clients Monday through Friday by appointment only. Please contact your case manager in advance to determine if an in-person appointment is warranted or if alternative methods are available to assist you.

  • Individuals needing to enroll in ASAP may still do so in person at this time.

  • ASAP classes have been suspended and will be revisited on a week-by-week basis.

  • Intervention interviews scheduled for March 20 are cancelled.

  • Attorneys and others with general questions should contact our office via telephone for assistance first. For now, we ask that attorneys and treatment providers contact the assigned case manager directly or call 703-228-7066 if the case manager is unknown.

Sheriff's Office (9100)

  • Cancellation of fingerprinting to the public



Visit the County COVID-19 page for updates.