Richmond VA > Police > RPD Training

Last Updated: 2010-01-20

The Richmond Police Department trains its officers according to established standards set by the Department of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS).

Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) Training


Use of Force


Additional Training

The Basic Recruit Training takes 32 weeks to complete.

RPD Training Curriculum Breakdown...Click to enlarge

Basic Recruit Curriculum Hourly Breakdown
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RPD Basic Recruits also receive Community Focus training which is in addition to the DCJS-Required Standards.

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Community Focus
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2017 RPD Training
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Contact Information:

Richmond Police Dept.
City of Richmond
Emergency: 911
Non-Emergency or to file a Police Report: (804) 646-5100
Quick FAQS
email or call (804) 646-6842
Do not use this email to report a crime.

To report a crime, call the Department of Emergency Communications at 804 646-5100.

If it is an emergency, call 911.
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