Sheriff Scott Jenkins

Scott H. Jenkins, a career law enforcement professional with over 29 years of service, and has proudly served as Sheriff of Culpeper County, Virginia since 2012. Situated just 75 miles from the nation's capital, Culpeper County houses several key federal and private facilities, many of which require enhanced security. 

Scott Jenkins is a recognized thought leader in the areas of Second Amendment rights, secure communities, constitutional government, and law enforcement. He is recognized for his no-nonsense but compassionate approach to law enforcement. 

Scott Jenkins has held a number of leadership positions throughout his career, including Chief Deputy of Rappahannock County Sheriff's Office, supervising Criminal Investigations as a Sergeant and a Lieutenant, and supervising patrols as a Patrol Sergeant. He formed the first SWAT Team in Culpeper County, conducted the first "active shooter" training program for the Culpeper County Sheriff's Office and the Culpeper Police Department, and has served as a firearms instructor. ​
 

Scott Jenkins has proudly received the “Deputy of the Year” award from the Veterans of Foreign Wars. He was also honored to be selected for the Victim's Advocacy Award by the Culpeper Crime Victim's Assistance Program.

Protecting his community always has been, and remains, Scott Jenkins' highest objective. Toward that end, he believes that a limited federal government, strong Second Amendment rights, and clear-eyed threat identification and assessment are crucial. His thought leadership in these areas has resulted in him being invited to speak at local, state, and national conferences that address these issues.

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