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Last Updated: 2010-01-20

Chief of Police -- Alfred Durham

Chief of Police Alfred Durham

Chief Durham is responsible for all aspects of the Richmond Police Department.



Deputy Chiefs

Deputy Chief Eric English Deputy Chief John Buturla Acting Deputy Chief Steven Drew

Deputy Chief Eric English
directs
Field Operations
Watch Commanders

Deputy Chief John Buturla
directs
Critical Incident Management
DC Buturla's Twitter Account

Acting Deputy Chief Steven Drew
directs
Support Services
Administrative Services



Chief of Staff - Major Odetta Johnson

Chief of Staff - Major Odetta Johnson

Major Johnson is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Chief's Office. In addition, she manages the budget, handles complaints, directs policy, and administers public affairs.

Major Johnson's Twitter Account

Office of Professional Responsibility - Major Sydney G. Collier

Office of Professional Responsibility
Major Sydney G. Collier

The Office of Professional Responsibility is comprised of the Disciplinary Review Office and Internal Affairs Division.

Disciplinary Review Office - Captain John Hall

Disciplinary Review Office - Captain John Hall

Internal Affairs - Captain Martin Harrison

Internal Affairs - Captain Martin Harrison

The Internal Affairs Division handles internal complaint investigations, firearms discharges, and excessive force allegations.

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General Counsel - Ms. Victoria N. Pearson, Esq

General Counsel - Ms. Victoria N. Pearson, Esq

Conducts internal audits to ensure that department practices conform to policies.

Examines existing and proposed policies to ensure that policies meet or exceed industry standards.

Works with the Internal Affairs Division to identify department trends and creates and implements policy changes where appropriate.

Works as part of senior management to advise on emerging issues, practices, and policies in policing.

Reviews policies and practices to ensure compliance with federal, state, local, and administrative regulations.

Public Affairs - Mr. Gene Lepley

Public Affairs - Mr. Gene Lepley

The Public Affairs Unit provides information about the operations and personnel of the Richmond Police Department. The Unit responds to more than 200 media inquiries each month, both locally and nationally. A critical function of the Unit is responding to crime scenes to provide information and updates to the media.

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