• Helping our police get the tools and
    training they need to do their best work.

  • The Charlottesville Police Department
    answers almost 5,000 calls every month.

  • One police employee can hear things you can’t
    she’s the Department’s police dog Leo!

  • Our housing assistance program helps officers
    afford to live in our community.

  • Since 1960 there have only been six police chiefs
    including Chief Longo, serving since 2001.

  • At Cops 4 Kids Day children learn
    the importance of the police in our community.

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Al S. Thomas Jr.

We focus every day on enriching the lives of others by creating an exceptional environment and providing exemplary services that enable our community to thrive and prosper.

—Al S. Thomas Jr., Chief of Police

Charlottesville Police Department