Investigators

 

William R. “John” Edwards, III
Began his career in law enforcement with Virginia Capitol Police in 2003 as a patrol officer, then came to work for the Amelia Sheriff’s Office in 2005 as a patrol deputy.  He is responsible for vehicle speedometer calibrations, maintaining accurate records of the same for the department.  After nine years of committed service to the citizens of Amelia County he was promoted to Patrol Sergeant in June 2014, which entailed directly supervising a staff of patrol deputies, following up on their report requirements as well as responding to calls for service.   Due to his experience and expertise in law enforcement, he was promoted to Investigations in 2016.  He then became a member of the Chesterfield Multi-Jurisdictional Grand Jury Authority and the Virginia State Police Multi-Jurisdiction Task Force. 

 

Philip R. Siegle, III
A graduate of Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Philip started his career in law enforcement at the Amelia County Sheriff’s Office in 2013 as a Court Security/Civil Process Deputy.   After a year, he accepted the position as a Road/Patrol  Deputy and graduated in 2014 from the 83rd Basic Law Enforcement Academy. 
 Philip holds many training certifications from the Emergency Management Institute as well as Active Shooter Emergency Response.  He has obtained the title Gang Specialist and certified in Mental Health First Aid and a General Instructor through DCJS.   Through his increasing knowledge and willingness to train and accept new challenges he was promoted to Investigations in 2016, where he has trained in Basic Crime Scene Investigations, Advanced Narcotics Investigations and Trauma Informed Sexual Assault Investigations.