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Mission Statement


A Message from the Chief

Dear Residents and Visitors:

 On behalf of the men and women of the South Boston Police Department, it is my distinct pleasure to welcome you to our department website.  I hope you will take some time to explore the site, and that you’ll find it to be both helpful and informative.

I am honored to serve as your Chief of Police in South Boston, Virginia. I am extremely proud of the incredible accomplishments and dedication of our incredibly fine officers. Our officers are committed to protecting and serving the citizens of South Boston.

It is a privilege to lead these talented and professional officers.   The South Boston Police Department takes pride in working together with citizens and community organizations to ensure that our town is  a safe place to live, work and enjoy the unique opportunities and events that South Boston has to offer.


James W. Binner, Colonel
Chief of Police