About Jason Poe


With 20 years of dedicated law enforcement experience, Jason Poe has devoted over half of his life in service to the citizens of Warren County and the City of Winchester.  He started his public service career in 1993 as a junior volunteer firefighter for Warren County and has continued volunteering ever since. In 1998, Jason was sworn in as Communications Officer with the Warren County Sheriff’s Office and went on to accept a promotion to Deputy Sheriff assigned to the patrol division in 2000.

Throughout his 18-year-career with the Warren County Sheriff’s Office, Jason served in various positions that have given him an extensive background.  Some of his roles included Patrol Deputy, Narcotics Agent, Narcotics and Criminal Interdiction and Special Operations (SWAT) Team Commander. In his last role with Warren County from 2008-2017, Jason was appointed as the Patrol Sergeant where he was named shift leader and was responsible for overseeing several programs for the department.  Currently, Jason holds the position of Corporal for the City of Winchester Police Department.

Jason is a graduate of Rappahannock Regional Criminal Justice Academy and holds his General Instructor through the Department Of Criminal Justice and the Skyline Regional Criminal Justice Academy.  In addition, he serves as the lead instructor for “Officer Survival” at the Skyline Regional Criminal Justice Academy and has completed numerous leadership and management courses to enhance his knowledge base.

Jason is a lifelong resident of Warren County and a 1998 graduate of Warren County High School. He has volunteered as a coach for numerous youth sports leagues for many seasons.  Jason is married to his wife, Jacie, and has three children.

 

Guiding Principles:

“Excellence through Partnerships and Transparency”

  • Public Servant, not a Politician
  • Strong Leadership
  • Compassion
  • Accountability
  • Building Relationships
  • Open and Transparent Communication

 

As Sheriff:

  • BUILDING RELATIONSHIPS between the community and law enforcement through youth outreach programs and community-based policing.
  • MAINTAINING BALANCE between policing and law enforcement.
  • CONFRONTING ISSUES head-on that may pose a threat to the community.
    • Heroin and opioid crisis
    • School violence
    • Mental and behavioral health