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


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2017 Good News Calendar

After a report for random gunfire came in from the area of Southwood Parkway, Second Precinct Officers Ja'Kira Reid and Jovaughn Roberts arrived to investigate. They quickly developed information on two suspects. Soon, they observed a subject matching the description and conducted an interview.

Before long, two arrests were made, a stolen handgun was recovered and cash and narcotics were seized from a nearby apartment. Great work!

2017 Good News Calendar


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Places of Worship Safety and Awareness Forum

Friday, April 21, 2017 - 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Richmond Main Library, 101 E. Franklin St.

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Click to view the 113th Basic Recruit Class video

113th Basic Recruit Class Graduates

Richmond Mayor Levar M. Stoney, RPD Chief Alfred Durham and the Richmond Police Department are proud to welcome 16 new officers to the force. They graduated Thursday, January 26, 2017 during a ceremony at the Cheek Theater at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts.

The class includes recruits from Richmond, Virginia and several other states such as New York, Michigan, North Carolina and Florida.

An extra week was added to the traditional 30 week training schedule to accommodate an expanded curriculum that includes community engagement experiences in public housing communities, city schools and homeless shelters. The recruits will also graduate as certified bicycle officers.

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Click to view the 2016 Crime Stats video

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: www.richmondpolicemuseum.com


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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