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Looking for an exciting career with RPD?  Use the following phone number and email to connect with our Recruitment Unit.

Phone (804) 646-6733



City of Richmond Police Department


Submit a Commendation or Complaint


Phone Numbers:

Emergency: 911
Call if you can, text if you can’t

Non-Emergency or to file a Police Report:
(804) 646-5100


FOIA Requests
Phone: (804) 646-5147


Media Relations
Police Media Relations
Phone: (804) 646-0607


200 West Grace Street
Richmond, VA 23220

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Community Care Unit

The Community Care Unit has several components which include Crime Prevention Education, Partnerships and Volunteerism.

Crime Prevention

The Community Care Unit includes crime prevention officers who develop and implement crime prevention programs that include Neighborhood Watch, Business Watch. The Crime prevention specialists also speak with community groups and businesses about crime prevention topics.

The Richmond Police Department also uses Themed Academies to provide crime prevention education and to raise awareness about various police programs.

The Unit uses Crime Prevention through Environmental Design (CPTED), site surveys to promote prevention and also uses creative methods such as mock scenarios tailored to the business and residential communities.


As a strong proponent of Community Policing, the Richmond Police Department recognizes that the success of crime prevention within our community depends on the strength of our partnerships with citizens, community-based organizations and other governmental agencies. That is why we are committed to developing new relationships and maintaining our current ones. Some of the ways we demonstrate our Community Policing philosophy is through the following partnerships:



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