William R. "John" Edwards, III

Began his career in law enforcement with Virginia Capitol Police in 2003 as a patrol officer and came to work for the Amelia Sheriff’s Office in 2005 as a patrol deputy.  He is responsible for vehicle speedometer calibrations, tuning fork certifications and maintaining accurate records of the same for the department.  He is a member of the Chesterfield Multi-Jurisdictional Grand Jury Authority and has participated in several active shooter training sessions.  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. 

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, is the liaison for Central Virginia’s Most Wanted and serves as the Crime Solvers Coordinator.  Through his increasing knowledge and willingness to train and accept new challenges he was promoted to Investigations in 2016.