Jim O’Sullivan is a 23-year veteran with the Chesapeake Sheriffs Office. On October 1st, 2012 Jim was sworn in as the Sheriff of Chesapeake due to the retirement of Sheriff John R. Newhart. On November 5th, 2013, Jim was overwhelmingly elected by the Citizens of the City of Chesapeake to serve as Sheriff. On January 1st, 2014, Jim began his term as the elected Sheriff. Retired Sheriff Newhart as well as many elected officials and community leaders have pledged their support for Jim as he campaigns to be re-elected as your Sheriff in 2017.
Sheriff O'Sullivan's Achievements
Sheriff O'Sullivans Awards, Honors & Memberships