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Youth Engagement
Youth Engagement

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The Richmond Police Department is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA).

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Richmond police Department Body Worn Cameras

Red Light Cameras are now in Richmond Questions? Click Here.

Richmond Police Department Partners with Nextdoor, the Private Social Network for Neighborhoods Website

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Richmond police Department Body Worn Cameras

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2017 PAL Spring Break Sports Camp

Police Athletic League 2017 Spring Break Sports Camp

Welcome to The 2017 Spring Break Sports camp for 9-13 year old boys and girls.

We only have room for 40 kids and it sells out very fast.

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2016 Crime Stats, 2017 Initiatives and Community Involvement

Mayor Levar M. Stoney, Chief Alfred Durham and Commonwealth’s Attorney Michael Herring presented to the public 2016 crime data and progress on initiatives.

Also discussed were 2017 Department initiatives to prevent crime, close cases and continue to engage the community.

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Thanks to retired Captain David Martin and retired Sergeant John Bowman for this quick tour of the Richmond Police Museum!

The museum is located at the Training Academy, 1202 W. Graham Road.

To check museum dates and times and plan your visit go to:

2017 Good News Calendar

We continue to review some great work from the previous year to make sure officers get the appreciation they deserve!

Precinct officers have great success when working together - but it's even better when officers from different units work a case.

A call came in about shots fired and an injured individual and Officer Chad Collins (now with Mounted Unit) responded and gathered information about a suspect vehicle.

First Precinct MPO Deane Waite spotted the vehicle and made the stop - which turned into a foot pursuit! After MPO Waite made the arrest, K-9 Officer Wes Moore - while working with Major Crimes Detective Mark Godwin - located evidence which included an assault rifle which was seized.

Great work from officers from distinct units of the Department!

Good News Calendar...

Citizen’s Police Academy gives residents glimpse into law enforcement

After Svondai Brown lost her godson on Christmas Eve last year, she thought she’d like to become a police officer.

She already had an impressive résumé of philanthropy from volunteering with Project:HOMES, a group that helps elderly Richmond residents with making their homes more accessible, to hosting an annual Easter event in the city. But the loss caused her to see what more she could do in the community.

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Americans’ Respect For Police Soars To Highest Point In 50 Years, Survey Finds. Photo Credit:Joshua Lott/Getty Images

Americans' Respect for Police Surges

Three in four Americans (76%) say they have "a great deal" of respect for the police in their area, up 12 percentage points from last year.

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See a letter sent by RPD Chief Alfred Durham to the ACLU of Virginia Executive Director regarding allegations of inappropriate actions by his officers during a political rally by Donald Trump in June.

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Gun250 Tip program

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