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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).


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Officer Jerry Baskette cleans a basketball court with a citizen Officer Jerry Baskette cleans a basketball court with a citizen
Video courtesy of Candice Smith, NBC12 reporter.
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Youth Engagement 2016

On Friday, August 26, over 150 members of the community gathered at the Richmond Public Library. The goal was to discuss youth engagement and ways to continue building relationships between Richmond Police and the community. Non-profit organization ART 180 hosted a community forum with support from the Center for Performance and Civic Practice, and participation from the Richmond Police Department, youth from the Legal Aid Justice Center's Youth Advocacy Network, adult advocates for juvenile justice reform, and several community members. (Photo Credit: Mark Strandquist, ART 180)

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Residents are encouraged to apply for the 22nd Citizens Police Academy which will be held Tuesdays and Thursdays from Sept. 20 – Oct. 10, 6 – 8 p.m. The deadline to submit applications is Friday, Sept. 16.

This free program is designed to introduce citizens to the Department, improve relationships with RPD, help participants gain knowledge of police operations, develop stronger advocates and promote safety in the community. Sessions will include, but not be limited to: Hands-only CPR training, RPD patrol functions, hands-on exercises, tours and much more.

Additional Information | Citizens Academy Application


ChurchHill Command Staff Walk Through

On Tuesday, Sept. 6, Chief Durham and Command Staff walked through Church Hill, visiting with neighbors and discussing their concerns. Sector 111 Lieutenant Johnny McRoy noted that thefts from motor vehicles are an issue in the area and reminded residents to lock vehicles to keep them from being an easy target.

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Mayor Dwight C. Jones and Chief Alfred Durham brief the media and community on crime stats and Department operations for the first half of 2016.


2016 Good News Calendar

What a great year for RIchmond PAL. After viewing the video, be sure to *like* Richmond PAL on Facebook to stay in the know for upcoming events and registration opportunities.

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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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The Richmond Police Department Deploys Body-Worn Cameras

Richmond police Department Body Worn Cameras

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Sergeant and Officer of the Quarter: April - June 2016

Sergeant of the Month
Sergeant Eric Allen
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Officer of the Month
Officer Mark Janowski
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How are we doing?

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