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.


Latest News:

Henrico Police now accepting applications for the positions of police officer and communications officer.

Apply at henricojobs.com or
call 501-4806 for more information.


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Henrico County Police and Henrico County Solid Waste Recycling “team up” to offer document shredding and electronics recycling.


Download the printable legal size poster or
printable letter size, double sided handbills to help promote the event!



Henrico Police now accepting applications for its 3rd Youth Police Academy.

Download the APPLICATION or printable POSTER.






Police_LFV_ Gym_single_flyette-jpgLarcenies from Vehicles Alert:

Larcenies from vehicles are on the rise again – especially at work out facilities!

Learn how to protect yourself from becoming a victim of larcenies from vehicles by watching this YouTube video. Click here for a brochure on how to protect yourself from this crime while you are at the gym. 





Tool Shed Larcenies Alert:

Police_toolshed Help us reduce tool shed larcenies. 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 or review  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.


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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