In the end, Stolle decided that pursuing private debt collection on former inmates just wasn’t right. “I mean, when are you going to stop sentencing them?” Stolle said. “We hammer them in court, we hammer them in jail. When they’re released, their sentences should be over.” As a way to balance the millions of dollars in unpaid jail fees, Stolle’s office has figured out a way to make up for that lost revenue.
“I am proud to appoint the Virginia Beach Sheriff’s Office’s first ever LGBT Liaison,” said Sheriff Stolle. “I know Cpl. Guy Saucier will do a great job and will play a vital role as we expand our community outreach, improve our diversity and work toward effectively representing every part of our community.”