The Marine Patrol units patrol Lake Anna within our County to enforce and education boat safety. These units are responsible for DUI Enforcement, boating laws of Virginia, and assisting stranded citizens on the lake. Our boat operates mainly on the weekends and holidays within three crew members. This boat responses to all boat crashes, shore incidents, and patrols all marinas, beaches, and parks.
Each of the deputies assigned to the Marine Patrol are required to complete a boating class and certification through the United State Coast Guard and must pass a swimming course. These requirements are above the required state certification of the law enforcement officer.
Our Marine Unit works with the Virginia Fish and Wildlife, Louisa Sheriff’s Office, the United States Coast Guard, and other Law Enforcement Agencies on the waters of Lake Anna.