Sheriff Lippa began his career in public safety in 1975 as a Police Aide in Henrico County. Lippa's sworn service to the citizens of the Commonwealth began in 1976 when he was sworn in as a Henrico Police Officer. Lippa graduated from the academy with the Top Skills award. The award covered firearms, driving, and physical fitness. Lippa continued as a Henrico Officer until 1979. Lippa then began his Virginia State Police career, graduating from the 67th Basic State Police Academy with addition physical fitness awards. From 1979 to 1989 he was a Virginia State Trooper, stationed in Caroline County.
Lippa was promoted to Sergeant and assigned to the Virginia State Police Academy from 1989 until 1992. Lippa then transferred back to his adopted home, Caroline County, and served as a Sergeant over Caroline and King George counties from 1992 to 1994.
Lippa was promoted once again in 1994 to the rank of State Police First Sergeant. In that position, Lippa was the manager of the Bowling Green office of the Virginia State Police. In this position, Lippa was responsible for all state police activities in Caroline and King George counties. Lippa retired from the Virginia State Police in 2003 to run for Sheriff of Caroline County. Lippa said, at the time, he thought the county "...needs a Sheriff who is more responsive to the needs of its citizens." He won just over 66% of the vote in the 2004 general election against a 12-year incumbent, carrying all but one voting precinct in the county. It was Lippa's first attempt at a public office.
In 2007, Lippa won 70% of the popular vote, winning every voting precinct in the county, despite a 3-way race for the office.
Once again in 2011, Lippa easily won a third term as the Caroline County Sheriff. "I am both proud and humbled to be chosen to lead the Sheriff's Office here in Caroline for another 4 years," Sheriff Lippa remarked.
In 2015 Sheriff Lippa, once again, won the majority vote and in 2019 he ran unopposed, making him the second longest term Sheriff for Caroline County.
Lippa is a graduate from the Central Police Academy, the 4th Basic Henrico Police Academy, the 67th Virginia State Police Academy, and the 100th session of the Northwestern University School of Police Staff and Command. He also graduated from the 89th session of the National Sheriff's Association's National Sheriff's Institute. Lippa holds an Associates Degree in Education from J. Sergeant Reynolds Community College, a Bachelor's in the Administration of Justice from Virginia State University, and a Post Baccalaureate Certificate from Virginia Commonwealth University.
Lippa is married to his lovely wife of over 35 years, Donna. He has four children, eight grandsons and one granddaughter and he lives in the Bowling Green area with his wife.
Major C. Scott Moser began his career in public safety with the Caroline County Sheriff's Office in 1988 as a Deputy Sheriff assigned to the jail. He graduated from the Rappahannock Regional Criminal Justice "Jail Basic" Academy, receiving the Top Overall Achievement award later that same year.
In 1989, Moser completed the Rappahannock Regional Criminal Justice "Law Enforcement Basic" academy, once again earning the Top Overall Achievement Award. Upon completion of the Law Enforcement Basic Academy, Moser was assigned to uniform patrol, where he was responsible for enforcing all criminal and traffic laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia and ordinances of Caroline County.
In 1993, Major was assigned to the Investigative Division, assigned as one of only two investigators. Major Moser was responsible for a large majority of the criminal investigations carried out by the Caroline County Sheriff's Office.
In 1994, Moser was promoted to the rank of Sergeant in the Investigative Division. His responsibilities included the supervision, technical assistance, and administrative control within the Investigative Division.
In 1995, Moser was recognized by the United States Customs Service for his efforts and support in the investigation of the Chambers Organization, an international cocaine smuggling organization.
In 2000, Moser was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant. In that position, Moser was responsible for managing and coordinating operations and activities of the Patrol and Investigative Divisions.
In 2002, Moser was promoted to the rank of Captain. During this assignment, Moser was responsible for directing and coordinating the activities of the patrol division, investigative division, court services unit, and communications.
In 2008, Moser was promoted to the rank of Major where he was responsible for managing the Records, Courts Communications, and Investigative divisions of the department, in addition to the agency's neighborhood watch program and grant funding.
In August 2009, Moser was appointed by Sheriff A. A. Lippa, Jr. to the position of Chief Deputy of the Caroline County Sheriff's Office. As 2nd in command, Moser's responsibilities include overseeing the day-to-day operations of the department, developing budgeting, and planning operations for the effective operation of the department, coordinates activities involving federal, state, and local agencies, and oversees all divisions within the Caroline County Sheriff's Office, to include patrol, investigations, support services, courts, civil process, communications, records, and special teams.
Moser has accomplished many achievements throughout his law enforcement career. From 1995 to present, Moser has been responsible for obtaining and managing over $1,000,000 in federal and state grants. In February 2001, Moser was recognized as "Employee of the Month" for the County of Caroline. This achievement is awarded to a county employee that demonstrates outstanding work performance. Major Moser attended Virginia Tech from 1982 through 1986. In 2006, Moser completed the Public Safety Institute, a Master's course offered through the Virginia Commonwealth University. He holds an Associates Degree in Criminal Justice from Liberty University and will complete his Bachelors of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies from Liberty University in 2021.
Major Moser resides in Bowling Green with his wife and is very activity in the community. He was even named "Top Volunteer" by Caroline Magazine. He is the President of the Caroline Humane Society and Vice President of the Sparta Ruritan Club and member of the Bowling Green Ruritan Club. He has participated in the Torch Run since 2004. He has helped at events such as Polar Plunge and Cops for Kids. Polar Plunge raises money for individuals without heat, and Cops for Kids raises money for children to purchase Christmas presents.