Randall “Randy” Fisher joined the Augusta County Sheriff’s Office in 1972 as a jail officer. He worked his way through the ranks as a Patrol Deputy, Investigator, Lieutenant, and Captain. Randy was appointed interim Sheriff in 1998 after the untimely death of Sheriff Glenn P. Lloyd, who had held the office for almost 14 years. Randy was elected as Sheriff in a special election in 1998, and ran unopposed in the regular election in 1999. Randy resides near the village of Crimora with his wife Elizabeth. They have two sons, Matthew and Alex.
Sheriff Fisher is a graduate of Blue Ridge Community College and the Virginia Forensic Academy. The Sheriff is also a 1992 graduate of the FBI National Academy. Sheriff Fisher currently serves on numerous local boards and he recently served as the interim director of the Central Shenandoah Criminal Justice Training Academy.
“The Mission of the Augusta County Sheriff’s Office is to provide the highest level of effective, efficent and proactive law enforcement services available to all who live in or travel through Augusta County without reguard to race, ethnicity or religion.
The paramount goal in doing so shall be to make Augusta County a place where people can visit and live without any fear for the safety or wellbeing of themselves, their family, or their property.
Dedication, loyalty, integrity, and justice shall be the hallmarks of our effort and a quality of life enjoyed by the public, enfettered by crime, shall serve as the benchmark of our success."
The Augusta County Sheriff’s Office is an organization of highly motivated public servants who are dedicated to improving the safety and quality of life of county residents and visitors. The Augusta County Sheriff’s Office consists of 66 sworn deputies. Those 64 Full time and 2 part-time officers serve in the Patrol, Traffic, Investigations, Civil Process, Courts, Crime prevention and Administrative Divisions. Sheriff’s Office Support staff includes an Administrative Assistant, Information and technology coordinator, an office manager and seven services support personnel.