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Welcome to the Richmond City Police Department.
As Chief of Police, I welcome you to our website. I am extremely proud of the dedication, professionalism, and expertise our police officers bring to our organization on a daily basis. I am pleased you are taking the time to visit this site to learn more about us and our efforts in the communities we serve.
As Virginia’s capital, Richmond is a progressive city offering beautiful neighborhoods characterized by striking architecture, a culturally diverse population and noted historic prestige. Our community policing strategies provide you with a wide range of skill development opportunities, from increasing your problem solving abilities to enhancing your interpersonal skills, the Richmond City Police Department is here to provide you with a tremendous opportunity for professional growth and advancement.
The Richmond City Police Department is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA).
Our Department’s 6 Core Values are:
- 1. Accountability
- 2. Community-Focus
- 3. Professionalism
- 4. Shared Trust
- 5. Integrity
- 6. Innovation
I encourage you to schedule a ride along to learn more about the Richmond City Police Department and the many opportunities available in our organization.
Chief Ray Tarasovic