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Youth Engagement
Youth Engagement

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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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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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Peeps and Police Autism Forum

Chief learns lesson about autism and police

As a part of the Peeps and Police Safety forum, Richmond Police and Autism awareness advocates met with community members Monday to start a dialogue about police encounters with someone with a mental illness.

This comes after a study by the National Sheriff's Association found at least half the people being shot and killed by police each year are believed to have mental health issues.

If handled incorrectly, such a situation can lead to confusion, stress, and sometimes death.

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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.

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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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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

The mother of young Marvin wrote in recently to praise First Precinct Officer Richard Davidson for being such a strong role model for her son.

Officer Davidson works in Sector 113 and, while on patrol, met Marvin in the Mosby Court neighborhood. The big cop and the little guy soon formed such a bond that Officer Davidson joined the Big Brother program to mentor Marvin.

Officer Davidson says he will support Marvin through any hard times that might be ahead - and that, "Marvin will be going to college on my watch!"

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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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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

Officer of the Month
Officer Mark Janowski

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