Committed to Excellence
Stafford County Sheriff's Office

Public Safety Center
Ford T. Humphrey Building

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 189
Stafford, VA 22555

Physical Address:
1225 Courthouse Rd.
Stafford, VA 22554


Stafford Alert

Special Event Informational Package & Application


Captain Michelle M. Gibbons
Professional Standards Division Commander


Captain Gibbons has been employed at the Stafford County Sheriff’s Office since 2001.  She started as a volunteer before being hired as an Administrative Assistant/Records Clerk  and then as a  Deputy Sheriff.  Michelle Gibbons has worked in the Field Operations Division, Criminal Investigation Division, and Crime Prevention Unit.  She is a RAD Instructor, Critical Incident Stress Management and Peer Support Team Member. 

Michelle Gibbons served 4 years in the United States Marine Corps and obtained a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice Administration. 


Professional Standards is comprised of five separate units, Human Resources, Training, Recruitment, Internal Affairs and Finance, which are managed by a Deputy Sheriff Captain.  Human Resources currently is comprised of one full-time Senior Human Resources Analyst and a Human Resources Technician who are responsible for the recruitment and hiring of all Sheriff’s Office personnel.  They administer all employee benefits and maintain personnel records.  Training is staffed with three full-time Training Coordinators who are responsible for the documentation, certification, and implementation of all training requirements.  Training Coordinators also develop training programs and schedule all specialized training.  Recruitment is staffed with a full-time Deputy Sheriff Sergeant who is responsible for the recruitment of sworn personnel for the Stafford County Sheriff's Office.  For more information on our recruitment program, please click here.  Internal Affairs is staffed with one regular full-time Deputy Sheriff Inspector and is chiefly responsible for providing over-site for the Sheriff’s Office.  The Internal Affairs Inspector receives and investigates complaints from the community concerning Sheriff’s Office personnel.  Finance is staffed with a full-time Finance Director, one full-time Accounting Technician, and one part-time Accounting Technician.  Finance administers the Sheriff’s Office’s budget ensuring employee payroll is correct and all expenditures are processed correct and timely.  Finance is also responsible to administer all grants both State and Federal.

Phone: (540) 658-4020
FAX: (540) 658-1583

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