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Crime in Richmond - By the Numbers

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IAD Complaints will be posted the first of each month by 9 AM (Unless it is a City Holiday).

Prevent Package Theft

In Richmond we are fortunate to have many great local shops and boutiques to patronize for our holiday shopping - but for those shopping online and having packages delivered to your homes, stoops and porches - please use these tips to help prevent package theft!

Prevent Motor Vehicle Theft

Folks, just a few quick changes in behavior can greatly reduce the chances of motor vehicle theft. Third Precinct Commander Christopher Gleason, Lt. Bill Woo and officers from the precinct share with you this quick public safety message that will hopefully reduce those car thefts city-wide!

Witness to murder: How one testimony led to the arrest of a killer

Witness to murder: How one testimony led to the arrest of a killer

Diane Winston was struck and killed by a stray bullet meant for someone else in Richmond. One man witnessed the shooting and helped lead police to her killer.

Read the Washington Post story | Watch the video | Read the Richmond Free Press Story

This summer, we passed the somber anniversary of the death of Justin Townsend, which occurred on Aug. 19, 2017. In this video, you see his parents offering a $5,000 reward for information which leads to the arrest and conviction of the person who shot Justin.

Major Crimes Captain James Laino and Deputy Commonwealth's Attorney Learned Barry discuss the recent Washington Post article naming the Richmond Police Department a national leader in homicide clearance rates.

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Click on your precinct’s photo to view the list and contact information of those representing your neighborhood.

To find your precinct:

  1. Visit Richmond Property Search
  2. Type your address and select your property
  3. Click the services tab. Under “Public Safety” you will find “Police Precinct” and “Police Sector.”

In The News

Body-cam video shows Richmond officers save suicidal man from jumping off bridge

Body-cam video shows Richmond officers save suicidal man from jumping off bridge

In The News

RPD da la bienvenida al Nuevo Enlace Hispano

Kenia Marte-Santana

El jefe de policía Alfred Durham a nombrado a la Official Kenia Marte Santana como la Official del enlacé hispano para el Departamento de Policía de la Ciudad de Richmond, para proveer servició a la comunidad.

Nativa del area de Richmond, previamente la Official Marte Santana trabajó patrullando en el Precintó Segundo, donde ella desarrolló una fuerte relación con la comunidad Latina.

“ Es un honor para mi en tener la oportunidad de trabajar con mi querida comunidad Latina,” fueron las palabras de la Official Marte Santana. “ Yo deseó continuar mejorando la relación entre los Officiales del RPD y la Comunidad Hispana.”

En su nuevo papel, la Official Marte Santana continuará generando confianza en la comunidad con la Policia, mediante academias de prevención del crimen para la comunidad, reuniones comunitarias, y seminarios de seguridad. Ella tambien proveerá su asistencia con interpretaciones para Officiales y Detectives durante investigaciones.

2018 Town Hall Meetings

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Blue Line Times

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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P3 Tips

Metro Richmond Crime Stoppers Coordinator and RPD Detective Benjamin Toderico introduces a new way to offer information through a new smartphone app, “P3 Tips.” The application allows users to quickly submit anonymous tips with the option of attaching photos, videos and document. Information may be eligible for up to a $1,000 reward.

P3 Tips Mobile app information | P3 Tips Mobile app video

Keep Corners Clear

Keep Corners Clear

Parking too close to an intersection is a safety issue - and can result in a ticket. Fourth Precinct Motors Officer Todd Hall explains the safety issue - and introduces the concept of precinct-level Motors units in this quick video. Keep Corners Clear!

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