Staff Directory

The Sheriff's Office has a staff of 34 people to serve Amelia County. The breakdown is as follows:
  • Ricky L Walker, Sheriff
  • Chief Deputy
  • Lieutenant
  • 2 Investigators
  • 3 Sergeants
  • 8 road patrol units
  • 11 Communications Officers
  • 4 Civil Processors / Court Security
  • Administrative Staff Specialist
  • Secretary
  • E-911 Coordinator

Chief Deputy

Chief Deputy
Abraham Redman
Abraham J. Redman is second in command under the Sheriff. His daily duties consist of overseeing all of the day-to-day operations of the Sheriff's Office. He has provided protection to the citizens of Amelia County since 1995 when he started his career as an Auxiliary Deputy. He has served both honorably and faithfully in various positions in the Sheriff's Office such as Communications Officer, Patrol Deputy, Court Security and Civil Processor.

In 2008 he was promoted to Sergeant, then to Lieutenant in 2013 and Chief Deputy in 2020. He has specialized training in Motor Carrier, Active Shooter and First Responder Operations in Rural Terrain and served as an Instructor and Field Training Officer.


William R. "John" Edwards, III
John Edwards 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 the VA Department of Criminal Justice Services (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.


Kyle Wooldridge
Kyle began his career as a Game and Inland Fisheries Conservation Police Officer in 2011 after graduating from Longwood University with a Bachelor of Science in Criminology and Criminal Justice. He was hired by Amelia Sheriff's Office in 2016 as a patrol deputy and promoted to Sergeant in 2019.

Kyle's certifications include General Instructor, CIT (Crisis Intervention Team), Interview and Interrogation, Speed Measurement Operator, FST and SFST trained, Intoxilyzer EC/IR Breath Alcohol Operator as well as Boater and Hunter Education Instructor. He is also associated with the Virginia Police Benevolent Association

Justin E. Wargofcak
Justin began his career with Chesterfield Sheriff's Office as a Deputy in 2012, and was hired as an Amelia Deputy in 2013, assigned to patrol. Over time he worked hard to specialize as an instructor of Active Shooter, Taser Instructor, Hunter Education Instructor, and Stop the Bleed Instructor. He has specialized training in Tactical Combat Care AC, Intoxilyzer Breath Alcohol Operator, DUI standardize field sobriety, Certified Gang Specialist and SRO.

He is the Neighborhood Watch Coordinator and volunteers with Amelia County Fire Department. He is also a part-time police officer with Richard Bland College.


John R. Pollock Jr

John began his career with Amelia County Sheriff's Office in 2007 as a Patrol Deputy. Through diligence, dedication and hard work, he attained the rank of Patrol Sergeant in 2013, and completed First Line Level Supervisor I and II. Certified in Mental Health First Aid and works with Crossroads Community Service Board. Promoted to Lieutenant in 2020, he overseas both patrol sergeants and deputies which includes maintaining the certifications of all employed law enforcement, handles the collection of evidence as well as approves incident-based reports.
He has specialized training in Active Shooter and First Responder Operations in Rural Terrain as well as served as an Instructor and Field Training Officer. He is certified in Intoxilyzer EC/IR Breath Alcohol Operation and has training in Terrorist Bombings, Prevention/Response to Suicide Bombings, and Analyzing Gang/Suspicious Activity.