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National Night Out
Tuesday, August 1st.
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Youth Engagement
Youth Engagement

Community Engagement
Community Engagement

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

RAIDS Online Crime Mapping Website
RAIDS Online Daily Crime Reports

Richmond police Department Body Worn Cameras

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Richmond police Department Taser Training - Click to enlarge
RPD Taser Training

Richmond Police Department Partners with Nextdoor, the Private Social Network for Neighborhoods Website

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Richmond Police Athletic League

Richmond Police Muesum

Build the Barn

Benefitting the Richmond Mounted Squad
with the Friends of the Richmond Mounted Squad

Saturday, June 24, 2017
Dr. Carmen Franck Vaughan, DVM & The Vaughan Cattle Company
16530 Egglestetton Road
Amelia, VA 23002



Time for summertime art! ART180, a group that encourages young people to turn lives and communities around through art - is now accepting applications for their free summer program!

Register your child - 9th grade and up - before June 24 by contacting Taekia Glass at

Classes include storyboarding and illustrating comic books and also creating original theatrical pieces for empowerment and understanding.

ART180 prides themselves on serving young people in challenging circumstances. Call Michael at (804) 233-4180 for more info!

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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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Blue Line Times

Today's Good News

2017 Good News Calendar

Please join us in welcoming the 18 newest members of the Richmond Police Department.

After eight months of classwork and training, these individuals - who come to us from Richmond, Va., California, Massacusetts, Arizona and one from the Dominican Republic - have officially been sworn in.

Congratulations to the 114th Basic Recruit Class!

2017 Good News Calendar

Sergeant and Officer of the Quarter: January - March 2017

Sergeant of the Quarter
Sergeant John Gardner

Officer of the Quarter
Officer Jared Crain


Chief Durham's Town Hall Presentation
April 2017

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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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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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Gun250 Tip program

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