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Posted on: July 9, 2020

Man arrested on Charlottesville Downtown Mall

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July 9, 2020

On Wednesday, July 8, 2020, at 5:34 p.m., a citizen called 911 to report a 45-year-old male on the ground at 200 W. Main Street.  The Charlottesville Police Department, Charlottesville Fire Department, and the Cha...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: June 25, 2020

CPD Announces Charges Related to Vandalism on East Market Street

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June 25, 2020

In response to nationwide, regional, and local rallies and marches, the Charlottesville Police Department has been publicly supportive and understanding of the pain and outrage being felt across the nation following the d...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: June 22, 2020

Albemarle County Man Arrested Following Shots Fired Incident on West Main Street

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June 22, 2020

On June 20, 2020, at approximately 0030 hours, Charlottesville Police Department officers responded to reports of shots fired in the 1100 block of West Main Street. 

Upon arrival, officers located damage to a near...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: June 18, 2020

A joint Statement from the Charlottesville City Council, City Manager, and Chief of Police

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJune 18, 2020

A joint Statement from the Charlottesville City Council, Charlottesville City Manager, and Charlottesville Chief of Police

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - On Saturday, June 13, 2020, a demonstration called the Defund the Police Bloc...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: June 12, 2020

CPD Releases Last Five Years of Line Item Budgets

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJune 12, 2020

In response to numerous requests for a more detailed format of the Charlottesville Police Department’s budget, CPD is providing the last five fiscal years, from FY17 to FY21, of line item budgets.

This informatio...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: June 5, 2020

Updated Information About CPD Training and Policies

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June 5, 2020

In response to the murder of George Floyd, the Charlottesville Police Department has received numerous media and community requests for information relating to bias-based policing, de-escalation and our body-worn cameras.

T...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: June 2, 2020

Statement of Gratitude to the Charlottesville Community

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June 2, 2020

To the Charlottesville Community,

We write to you today as public safety leaders for the City of Charlottesville to express our profound gratitude for the manner in which you, our community, demonstrated your collective out...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: May 29, 2020

Statement Regarding Death of George Floyd

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May 29, 2020

The Charlottesville Police Department sends heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Mr. George Floyd, whose tragic death has shocked and horrified our department, the Charlottesville community, and the entire na...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: May 20, 2020

CPD Partners With Local Nonprofit to Distribute "Bags of Hope"

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May 20, 2020

The Charlottesville Police Department will be assisting a local mental health nonprofit organization with distributing additional mental health resources to support our community during the course of the COVID-19 pandemic....

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: May 14, 2020

CPD to Dedicate New Memorial in Recognition of Fallen Officers

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May 14, 2020

The Charlottesville Police Department is dedicating a new memorial to the department’s fallen officers, as well as two Virginia State Police troopers who have died in the line of duty.

Over the past several months...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: May 8, 2020

Portion of West Market Street Closed Following Crash Involving Utility Pole

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May 8, 2020

UPDATE: Market Street has been reopened to traffic.

On May 8, 2020, at approximately 0732 hours, Charlottesville Police Department officers responded for the report of a motor vehicle crash in the 200 block of West Market St...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: May 8, 2020

CPD Announces Changes to Telephone Reporting Unit (TRU)

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May 8, 2020

Beginning on Monday, May 11, the Charlottesville Police Department will staff its Telephone Reporting Unit (TRU) from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Saturday. 

However, online options will still be available for no...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: May 1, 2020

CPD Welcomes Seven New Officers

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April 27, 2020

The Charlottesville Police Department is pleased to welcome seven recruits as its newest law enforcement officers.

Officers S. Hall, Jr., M. Harlow, M. Huffman,  K. Morrison, C. Vlasis, B. Williams, and J. Wood w...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: April 27, 2020

CPD Responds to Death of Dr. Lorna Breen

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEApril 27, 2020

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.

On Sunday, April 26, 2020, Charlottesville Police Depar...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: November 22, 2016

CPD Operating on Modified Response

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As a proactive measure to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the Charlottesville Police Department will modify its responses to non-emergency calls. A return to full services will be determined at a later date

What this means: CPD will continue to re...

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Charlottesville Police News
Posted on: November 22, 2016

CPD Headquarters Closed to the Public

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As a proactive measure to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the Charlottesville Police Department is suspending front counter services and closing our facilities to the public. Re-opening dates have not yet been determined.

What this means: in-person request...

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