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    CPD Annouces New Assistant Chief of Police, Captain

    The Charlottesville Police Department is pleased to announce the promotions of Captain James Mooney to Assistant Chief, and Lieutenant Steve Knick to the rank of Captain. Read on...
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    UPDATE: CPD Identifies Victims of 5th Street Crash

    The Charlottesville Police Department has identified the victims of a fatal crash on 5th Street SW. Read on...
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    Weekend Update: Crash Kills Charlottesville Man; Detectives Investigate Armed Robbery

    The Charlottesville Police Department is investigating a fatal crash and armed robbery that both occurred on Sunday, September 13, 2020. Read on...
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    Detectives Investigating Armed Robbery at Maury Avenue Business

    Detectives with the Charlottesville Police Department are investigating an armed robbery at a business that occurred in the 100 block of Maury Avenue on September 4, 2020. Read on...
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    CPD Detectives Continue to Seek Information About Jay Shifflett Murder Case

    The Charlottesville Police Department continues to seek information about the Jay Shifflett murder case, who was killed at his Carlton Avenue home on September 3, 2015. Read on...
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    Albemarle County Man Dies in Crash on Emmet Street

    A man from Albemarle County has died following a crash on Emmet Street from Monday, August 31, 2020. Read on...
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    Charlottesville Police Officer Charged With Assault and Battery

    A Charlottesville Police Department officer has been charged with assault and battery stemming from an incident that occurred in March 2020. Read on...
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    Crash Closed Portions of Emmet Street near Barracks Road

    A crash closed a portion of Emmet Street near the intersection of Barracks Road. Read on...
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    Motorcycle Crash Claims the Life of Charlottesville Man

    The Charlottesville Police Department is investigating a crash between two motorcycles that occurred on Sunday, August 30, 2020. Read on...
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    TRAFFIC ALERT: Road Closures Expected Friday Due to Planned Freedom of Speech Event

    Drivers can expect traffic delays on Friday, August 28, 2020, due to a planned freedom of speech event. Read on...
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    CPD Lobby Closed on Wednesday, August 12, 2020

    In conjunction with the closure of City Hall, the Charlottesville Police Department lobby will be closed for business on Wednesday, August 12, 2020. Read on...
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    UPDATE: Amy Hillman Safely Located

    The Charlottesville Police Department has safely located Amy Elizabeth Hillman, who was reported missing on August 5, 2020. Read on...
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    Officers Investigating Armed Robbery on Monticello Road

    The Charlottesville Police Department is investigating an armed robbery at a business on Monticello Road that occurred on Thursday, July 30, 2020. Read on...
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    UPDATE: Albemarle County Man Dies in Crash on 5th Street

    A man from Albemarle County was killed in a two-vehicle crash near the intersection of 5th Street and Harris Road on Saturday, July 18, 2020. Read on...
  15. TRAFFIC ALERT: Delays Anticipated Near Albemarle County Office Building on July 17

    Drivers can anticipate traffic delays on Friday, July 17, 2020, due to a planned freedom of speech event Read on...
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    Man arrested on Charlottesville Downtown Mall

    Police Department Shares Body Worn Camera Video Read on...
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    CPD Announces Charges Related to Vandalism on East Market Street

    The Charlottesville Police Department is announcing charges relating to vandalism on East Market Street from Sunday, June 21, 2020. Read on...
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    Albemarle County Man Arrested Following Shots Fired Incident on West Main Street

    An Albemarle County man is facing numerous charges following a shots fired incident on West Main Street in the early morning hours of June 20, 2020. Read on...
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    CPD Releases Last Five Years of Line Item Budgets

    The Charlottesville Police Department is releasing line item budget information for the last five fiscal years. Read on...
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    Updated Information About CPD Training and Policies

    In the wake of the murder of George Floyd, the Charlottesville Police Department has received numerous requests for information regarding its training and policies. Read on...
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    Statement of Gratitude to the Charlottesville Community

    Charlottesville Police Chief RaShall Brackney and Charlottesville Fire Chief Andrew Baxter would like to thank the Charlottesville community for expressing their civil discourse peacefully over the weekend. Read on...
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    Statement Regarding Death of George Floyd

    The City of Charlottesville and Charlottesville Police Department are expressing heartfelt condolences to the friends and family of Mr. George Floyd, who died while in police custody in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Read on...
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    CPD Partners With Local Nonprofit to Distribute "Bags of Hope"

    The Charlottesville Police Department is partnering with a local mental health nonprofit organization to distribute additional mental health resources during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read on...
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    CPD to Dedicate New Memorial in Recognition of Fallen Officers

    The Charlottesville Police Department will dedicate a new memorial on Friday, May 15, 2020, in honor of five officers who have died in the line of duty. Read on...
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    Portion of West Market Street Closed Following Crash Involving Utility Pole

    A portion of West Market Street was closed for several hours following a crash involving a utility pole. The crash occurred on May 8, 2020, at approximately 7:32 a.m. Read on...
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    CPD Announces Changes to Telephone Reporting Unit (TRU)

    Beginning Monday, May 11, the Charlotttesville Police Department will make changes to the operation of its Telephone Reporting Unit (TRU) Read on...
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    CPD Welcomes Seven New Officers

    The Charlottesville Police Department welcomed seven new officers at a swearing-in ceremony on Friday, May 1, 2020. Read on...
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    CPD Responds to Death of Dr. Lorna Breen

    The Charlottesville Police Department is extending condolences to the family and friends of Dr. Lorna Breen, who died Sunday following a call for medical assistance. Read on...
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    CPD Operating on Modified Response

    As a proactive measure to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the Charlottesville Police Department will modify its responses to non-emergency calls. Read on...
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    CPD Headquarters Closed to the Public

    As a proactive measure to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus, the Charlottesville Police Department is suspending front counter services and closing our facilities to the public. Read on...
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