Director Christopher Dawley has been employed by the Norfolk Sheriff’s Office
for 12 years. Previous to his recent appointment as Director of Education, Director Dawley has served the Sheriff’s Office in several various capacities.

In 2004, he was hired as the Reintegration Coordinator before being promoted to Director of Reentry. During his time as Director of Reentry, Sheriff Bellotti’s Reentry Program expanded and flourished receiving several accolades becoming viewed as a ¬†¬†model program and a best practice model.

For the past 4 years, Chris has worked in Classification as the Intake Caseworker working with all of the admissions for both Sentenced and Pretrial Offenders.  Most recently Chris was awarded NSO Employee of the Quarter last year.