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CPD TO MODIFY POLICE RESPONSES

As a proactive measure to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus, 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 respond to emergency calls. However, we will be expanding our online and Telephone Reporting Unit (TRU). For your reporting convenience, TRU will be staffed by police officers, 24 hours a day and seven days a week.

 

Reporting options include the following:

 

Online: Click Here

·annoying phone calls

·credit card fraud

·fraud-false pretenses

·identity theft

·wire fraud

·larcenies

·pocket picking

·lost property

·past suspicious activities

·tows

·vandalism

 

TRU/Non-Emergency Police Reports: (434) 977-9041 or (434) 970-3280

·all of the above

·past assaults

·harassment

·landlord/tenant/non-physical disputes and evictions

·previous trespassing

 

Non-Emergency/Modified Police Response: (434) 977-9041

·animal complaints

·traffic hazards

·traffic complaints

·parking violations with the exception of public safety hazards

·open containers of alcohol

·noise complaints

·other non-emergency situations

 

The Charlottesville Police Department would like to remind residents that when in doubt, to always call 911.

 

We apologize for any inconvenience and encourage people to stay safe and healthy by following guidelines from the Thomas Jefferson Health District and Virginia Department of Health.

 

CPD HEADQUARTERS AND SERVICES WINDOW CLOSED

TO THE PUBLIC UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

 
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. Re-opening dates have not yet been determined.

What this means: in-person requests for police reports, fingerprinting services, and taxi cab license registrations will be suspended until further notice. The following services will continue: sex offender registrations and updates.

 

During this time, you can request police reports and crash reports by:

 

 

Phone: (434) 970-3280

 

Fax: (434) 970-3233

 

Mail: 606 East Market Street, Charlottesville, VA 22902, ATTN: Records

 

Please call 911 to report an emergency, or (434) 977-9041 for non-emergency requests.

We apologize for any inconvenience and encourage people to stay safe and healthy by following guidelines from the Thomas Jefferson Health District and Virginia Department of Health.

 

Employment Opportunities

July 2019: $44,033.60

Please review the Minimum Police Applicant Requirements before applying online. We are currently accepting applications for the July 2020 police academy! Click here to apply

 

Exams Notices

The physical agility / fitness test and written exams have been postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Check back soon!

Physical Agility and Fitness Test 

Police Officer Selection Test

Qualified applicants will receive an email inviting them to the physical agility & fitness test.  Those who pass the physical agility & fitness test will take the written test (POST).   Applicants will not be admitted to the testing without a photo ID.  Applicants must provide the signed consent waiver and medical release before you can take the physical agility and fitness test.

Candidates should wear comfortable workout clothing such as shorts or sweats, running shoes, and T-shirt for the physical agility and fitness test.

Applicants must fully complete the background packet that includes a Personal History Statement and Authorization for Release of Personal Records & Information Consent Form.  Both documents need to be notarized, so do not sign them until reviewed by a notary public.  Bring a state issued ID to your notary appointment.  Return your completed background packet on the day of the written exam.


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