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Last Updated: 2010-01-20


Major John Poe, Jr., Richmond's first police chief


Officer W.R. Stacy checks in at a call box.

Female officer directing traffic.

Colonel Frank S. Duling became the 10th Chief of Police since the Civil War. He established a Police Community Services Unit and a Community Radio Watch program.

Mounted Police at the Capital

Richmond Police Officers pose as women in an attempt to nab purse snatchers.

All Richmond patrol cars are equipped with computers.


Richmond Police Memorial Statue


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