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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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Office of Professional Accountability

General Counsel - Ms. S. Carr


Senior Assistant City Attorney
Sharon Carr

Conducts internal audits to ensure that department practices conform to policies.

Examines existing and proposed policies to ensure that policies meet or exceed industry standards.

Works with the Internal Affairs division to identify department trends and creates and implements policy changes where appropriate.

Works as part of senior management to advise on emerging issues, practices, and policies in policing.

Reviews policies and practices to ensure compliance with federal, state, local, and administrative regulations.


Acting Captain, Angela Smith

Office of Professional Responsibility
Acting Captain Angela Smith

The Internal Affairs division handles internal complaint investigations, firearms discharges, and excessive force allegations. If you wish to commend someone for the service you have received from the Richmond Police Department or file a complaint click the link below to file a Commendation or a Complaint.

Public Affairs Acting Director James Mercante

Public Affairs Acting Director
James Mercante

The Public Affairs Unit provides information about the operations and personnel of the Richmond Police Department. The Unit responds to more than 200 media inquiries each month, both locally and nationally. A critical function of the Unit is responding to crime scenes to provide information and updates to the media.