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Last Updated: 2010-01-20

The Richmond Police Department allows citizens to ride with an officer to gain a better understanding of the functions, duties, and responsibilities of officers. The application must be printed, filled out, signed, and sent via regular mail to the Richmond Police Department.

Applicants will be notified by phone and a convenient time will be arranged for the ride-along.

Download the application

Submit Application With Appropriate Materials To:

Richmond Police Department
Community Care Team
200 W. Grace St.
Richmond, VA 23220

Or hand-deliver it to one of the Richmond Police Department's Community Care Team Members. They will schedule the ride-along for a date that is convenient for you. For additional information on the ride along program or to schedule an appointment please call the Ride Along Coordinator at (804)646-5158.

Contact Information:

Richmond Police Dept.
City of Richmond
Emergency: 911 - Call if you can, text if you can’t
Non-Emergency or to file a Police Report: (804) 646-5100
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