Douglas A. Middleton, Chief of Police


 The Henrico County Police Division is fully accredited by the Commission for Accreditation of Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA).

As an internationally accredited law enforcement agency, our mission is to enhance the quality of life in Henrico County through innovative crime prevention strategies and partnerships.

Upcoming Events:



On Saturday, September 27, 2014, from 10 AM – 2 PM, Henrico County Police and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency present the nationwide Prescription Drug Take Back Program at 7701 East Parham Road. No needles or sharps accepted – patches or pills only. Click here for more information on the printable poster (PDF) or click here for double-sided, printable flyers.



If you are interested in finding out about all the opportunities the Explorer program has to offer,
join us for the Explorer Expo. Click here for the flyer. 



Henrico County Police will present three Gang Awareness Programs during the month of October, which is Crime Prevention Month. All programs will be held from 7 PM – 8 PM at various locations throughout the county. Don’t miss this opportunity to attend one of the sessions. Click here for more information on a printable poster (PDF) or click here for printable flyers (PDF).




Scam Prevention Reminder:

Natural disasters bring out the best and worst in people.  Most people want to help those in need, but some use it as an opportunity to defraud generous donors.  Click here for some tips to make sure your donations are safe and go to those you want to help.










Tool Shed Larcenies Alert:

Police_toolshed Tool shed larcenies are on the rise again this spring!  Learn how to protect yourself from becoming a victim of tool shed larceny by watching this HCTV-17 video.








Have you heard about TEMPO?

Police_TEMPO_brochure_icon The Henrico County Police Division recently adopted its new policing business model, TEMPO. TEMPO is an acronym that stands for Technology-Enhanced Modern Policing Operations.  Learn more about TEMPO by clicking here to view the brochure.  To hear what Chief Douglas A. Middleton has to say about TEMPO, click here to view his video address on the Henrico Police Division’s YouTube Channel.













Employment with the Henrico County Police Division

Henrico Police vehicles are equipped with laptop computers to assist officers with obtaining information on the go.
Henrico Police vehicles are equipped with laptop computers to assist officers with obtaining information on the go.

Are you interested in a career as a Police Officer?

See if you have what it takes to become one of our officers. View this video production by HCTV-17 on the 49th Police academy. Click here to learn about qualifications, salary, benefits, and more.

Henrico County’s 9-1-1 Emergency Communications Center has state-of-the-art equipment and training.

Are you interested in a career as a Communications Officer?

Do you have what it takes to become a CO? View this video production by HCTV-17 (part 1) (part 2) to find out!

The County offers a comprehensive benefit package to full-time employees hired in authorized positions.
The County of Henrico does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, or disability.



Quick Links

Community Resource Guide

Virginia Secretary of Public Safety John Marshall officially recognized Henrico County as a Certified Crime Prevention Community (CCPC) and congratulated the county's 11 new Certified Crime Prevention Specialists in a ceremony held January 20, 2004.

CRG English

CRG - Spanish

Click on the above images to download the Community Resource Guide, which includes a section that contains detailed traffic safety solutions. (PDF File)


Citizen Satisfaction Survey


Take our surveyThe Henrico County Police Division conducts a Citizen Satisfaction Survey in order to improve the services to our community. We continually strive to provide the best possible law enforcement services to all those who work in, live in or visit Henrico County. Your valuable input will assist in evaluating and improving these services. Click the graphic to complete the survey.




Annual Report and Strategic Plan

Police_AR_iconAnnual Report (PDF)
Police_SBPiconFive Year Strategic Plan (PDF)



For information on equipment obtained through Federal Grants or from the military, click on the links below:

Federal Military Surplus – 1033

Federal Grants

Federal Military Donated

Federal Grant Funded Vehicles