Looking for an exciting career with RPD? Use the above phone number and email to connect with our Recruitment Unit.
City of Richmond Police Department
Call if you can, text if you can’t
Non-Emergency or to file a Police Report:
Phone: (804) 646-5147
Email: Police Media Relations
Phone: (804) 646-0607
200 West Grace Street
Richmond, VA 23220
Submit CrimeStoppers tip or call (804) 780-1000
Still have questions?
Please email or call (804) 646-6842
Richmond Police Department
Public Safety Crime Briefing
Interim Richmond Chief of Police Rick Edwards addressed crime stats impacting citizens and shared the Department’s comprehensive public safety plan moving forward, highlighting opportunities for members of the community to engage.
Acting Chief Rick Edwards and the Richmond Police Department celebrate the graduation of the 125th Basic Recruit Class.
Acting Chief Rick Edwards and Officer Carol Adams participated in the poignant Saving Our Loved Ones event, an annual memorial at City Hall for families of homicide victims. This event connects with families in a meaningful tradition of empathy, support and togetherness.
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In The News
Recruitment with Major Goins
Richmond's Precinct Lineup
Click on your precinct’s photo to view the list and contact information of those representing your neighborhood.
To find your precinct:
- Visit Richmond Property Search
- Type your address and select your property
- Click the services tab. Under “Public Safety” you will find “Police Precinct” and “Police Sector.”
The Richmond Police Department has joined the free Neighbors app by Ring to provide citizens of the city with real-time, local crime and safety information.
The Neighbors network already has millions of users and has been instrumental in catching package thieves, stopping burglaries, and keeping neighborhoods safe.
Download the next door app to stay up to date on what's going on within your Precinct area. Personnel from each Precinct post updates on events and happenings within each area.
Chief Gerald M. Smith's Third Quarter Report to the Community
Chief Gerald M. Smith's Second Quarter Report to the Community
Chief Gerald Smith provides information to the public about the officer-involved shooting on July 25.
Press Conference July 6
Chief Gerald M. Smith shares crime stats and RPD initiatives from the first quarter of 2022.
Here are some helpful ways to prevent package thefts.
Prevent Auto Theft
Lieutenant Hogan reminds everyone that - even when making a quick stop - turn off your car and take your keys to help prevent auto theft.
“As we continue to re-open following the pandemic – we must all focus our efforts at mitigating this other health crisis – the calamity of opioid abuse." said Richmond Police Chief Gerald M. Smith. "If you or a loved one is suffering with addiction I urge you to seek treatment from the region’s health professionals or reach out to one of our officers for guidance to help find the way.”
The Richmond Police Department is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA).