ACSO Deputies graduate from Academy Session 150

Published on June 21, 2024

Session 150 Grad Photo

Arlington County Sheriff's Office Has Deputies Graduate From Academy Session 150

ARLINGTON, Va. – Friday, June 21, 2024, thirteen new deputies of the Arlington County Sheriff’s Office graduated from the Northern Virginia Criminal Justice Training Academy as part of Session 150 on Monday, June 17th. The Academy is a six-month program at the largest regional law enforcement training facility in Virginia. On Friday, June 14th, the deputies stood in a courtroom among colleagues, family and friends and were sworn in by Arlington Clerk of the Circuit Court Paul Ferguson. They will now complete several weeks of field training. “Today marks a significant milestone for our office as we welcome 13 new deputies to our - office,” said Sheriff Jose Quiroz. “Their rigorous training has prepared them to uphold the highest standards of safety and justice, and they will play a crucial role ensuring the security of our detention facility and courthouse. We are proud of their dedication and commitment to serving the Arlington community.” The Arlington County Sheriff’s Office is currently hiring Deputy Sheriffs and welcome those interested to apply at Our values of commitment, diversity, integrity, respect and teamwork are just a few of the many reasons why applying to be on our team, may be a good fit for you.

Congratulations to the following graduates:

  • Deputy Al Khawaja
  • Deputy Alvarez
  • Deputy Briscoe
  • Deputy Buxton
  • Deputy Cloyd
  • Deputy Dixon
  • Deputy Gooden
  • Deputy Horne
  • Deputy King
  • Deputy Perlaza
  • Deputy Qureshi
  • Deputy Ricchetti
  • Deputy Saravia


About Arlington County Sheriff’s Office

The Arlington County Sheriff’s Office (ACSO) is a Nationally Accredited Law Enforcement Agency located in Northern Virginia. The ACSO has approximately 280 employees, both deputy sheriffs and civilian staff, who serve a population of 240,900 county residents. Arlington Deputy Sheriffs perform duties in corrections, inmate transportation, civil process service, and courtroom/courthouse security.

About the Northern Virginia Criminal Justice Training Academy (NVCJA)

After being hired by the agency, the new deputies began their training at the NVCJA, a regional academy offering high quality, professional training to recruit deputies and officers who will go on to serve agencies in Northern Virginia. New deputies and officers enrolled in the basic training program complete over 800 hours of training curriculum, which orients them to the diverse day-to-day challenges experienced by law enforcement personnel while on the job. In addition to basic training, NVCJA offers in-service training programs to deputies and officers throughout their careers.


Amy Meehan Communications and Community Engagement Specialist