List of law enforcement agencies in Virginia

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

This is a list of law enforcement agencies in the state of Virginia.

According to the US Bureau of Justice Statistics' 2008 Census of State and Local Law Enforcement Agencies, the state had 340 law enforcement agencies employing 22,848 sworn police officers, about 293 for each 100,000 residents.[1]

State agencies[edit]

County agencies[edit]

City sheriffs[edit]

City agencies[edit]

  • Alexandria Police Department
  • Bristol Police Department
  • Buena Vista Police Department
  • Charlottesville Police Department
  • Chesapeake Police Department
  • Colonial Heights Police Department
  • Covington Division of Police
  • Danville Police Department
  • City of Fairfax Police Department
  • City of Falls Church Police Department
  • Franklin Police Department
  • Fredericksburg Police Department[5]
  • Galax Police Department
  • Hampton Police Department
  • Harrisonburg Police Department
  • Hopewell Police Department
  • Lexington Police Department
  • Lynchburg Police Department
  • Manassas Police Department
  • Manassas Park Police Department
  • Martinsville Police Department
  • Newport News Police Department
  • Norfolk Police Department
  • Norton Police Department
  • Petersburg Bureau of Police
  • Portsmouth Police Department[6]
  • Poquoson Police Department
  • Radford Police Department
  • Richmond Police Department
  • Roanoke Police Department
  • Salem City Police Department
  • Staunton Police Department
  • Suffolk Police Department
  • Virginia Beach Police Department
  • Waynesboro Police Department
  • Williamsburg Police Department
  • Winchester Police Department

Town agencies[edit]

Airport agencies[edit]

University/college agencies[edit]

Private police agencies[edit]

Federal agencies[edit]

Local police agencies with jurisdiction in more than one state[edit]

Defunct law enforcement agencies[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2008 Census of State and Local Law Enforcement Agencies, by Brian A Reaves, US Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Statistics, July 2011
  2. ^ "Deaf homeless man jailed in Virginia for six weeks says he was denied interpreter". The Guardian. 19 March 2015. Retrieved 20 March 2015. 
  3. ^ Casey, Dan (15 March 2014). "Casey: Not-pot leaf gets 6th-grader in big trouble". Roanoke Times. Retrieved 16 March 2015. 
  4. ^ a b c Strong, Ted (27 April 2015). "Waverly police captain pleads guilty to over-reporting work hours". Richmond Times-Dispatch. Retrieved 9 May 2015. 
  5. ^ Molinet, Jason (23 May 2015). "Virginia cop resigns after using Taser, pepper spray on possible stroke victim". New York Daily News. Retrieved 23 May 2015. 
  6. ^ "Portsmouth police car catches fire at Dunkin' Donuts". 13Newsnow.com. 13 March 2015. Retrieved 13 March 2015.