Crime Prevention

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For guidance on keeping your family, home, and business safe, we encourage you to read the following materials:

 Home Security Checklist

The Neighborhood Watch Program

The Personal Safety Guide

Trespass Enforcement Letter

Violence In The WorkPlace

 Ride-Alongs To get a first-hand look at how the Charlottesville Police Department serves the community, consider participating in a police ride-along. To sign up, read the guidelines of the Ride-Along Program and return your completed application to the department. The application can be found here.

Register Your Security Alarm

Please register your security alarm with the Charlottesville Police Department.