Henrico Police embraces inclusion and diversity, and Division members are guided by principles of Fair and Impartial Policing. Through dialogue and partnerships between police and the LGBTQ+ community, our goal is to keep the Division informed and you safe.
Our LGBTQ+ Liaisons are available and equipped to address issues or concerns affecting Henrico’s LGBTQ+ community. They are open-minded, fair, and impartial police officers who have developed partnerships with members, businesses and service providers of this diverse community.
- Lieutenant Colonel Linda Toney (she/her) is Henrico Police’s LGBTQ+ Community Liaison. Get to know her and discuss your concerns. Contact Lt. Col. Toney at email@example.com or (804) 501-4852.
- Lieutenant Matt Pecka (he/him) is also a Henrico Police LGBTQ+ Community Liaison. Lt. Pecka can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or (804) 501-4869.
Henrico Police is dedicated to keeping you safe and protecting your rights. The Guiding Principle of the Henrico County Police Division is to treat everyone with respect, compassion and dignity. We continually ask ourselves, “Do my actions reflect how I want members of my family to be treated?”
We have many services, resources, and programs available to our residents and business owners. Partner with us through one of the programs listed below:
Domestic Violence Support
Domestic violence is a pattern of behaviors used by one person in a relationship to control the other. Behaviors may include emotional, financial, or psychological abuse. Our Domestic Violence Coordinator provides services and resources to help those in abusive relationships. Learn about our Domestic Violence Assistance services or contact our Domestic Violence Coordinator at email@example.com or 804-501-5732.
The Division offers a variety of services, programs, or resources to you, your group or organization – all at no charge.
Henrico Police offers many opportunities to get involved:
Citizens Police Academies: We offer both a Citizens Police Academy and Senior Citizens Police Academy twice annually. Once annually, we offer a Youth Police Academy. To find out when the next academy will be held, watch for announcements on henrico.us/police, our social media channels, or call 804-501-4838.
Volunteer Opportunities: The Division offers many opportunities for volunteers. From Motorist Assistance to clerical support, there are many ways you can become involved and support the Division through your skills and talents.
Neighborhood Watch: Call 804-501-4838 to find out if your neighborhood has a Neighborhood Watch and if not, learn how you can start one.
Faith Community Coalition: The Division is committed to protecting its residents’ rights including their freedom of religion. Its partnership with the faith community through its Faith Community Coalition provides crime prevention training and support to those in leadership positions within houses of worship. To find out if your house of worship is part of the Faith Community Coalition, or to learn more, call 804-501-4838.
TRIAD/SALT (Seniors and Law Enforcement Together): This group of active seniors stays involved with police and sheriff’s departments to stay informed and engaged in senior safety. They enjoy programs and presentations at their meetings. For more information, or to join, call 804-501-4838.
Our officers are available to conduct crime prevention and security surveys of your home, business, or house of worship, as well as presentations on personal safety, active shooter, general crime prevention, and more. Simply call 804-501-5933 to schedule your security survey, program, or presentation and give at least 30 days prior notice.
We have many safety brochures online. Follow our tips and suggestions to keep yourself and your loved ones safe.
Report all crime to the police. No matter how minor or embarrassing, your actions can help others from becoming victims.
Call the non-emergency number, 804-501-5000, if your problem is not life threatening. Noisy neighbors, barking dogs, and other similar problems or questions are non-emergencies.
Call 911 in an emergency only and follow these tips:
- Stay on the phone!
- Remain calm and tell the call taker if you need police, fire-fighters, or medical help.
- Speak slowly and clearly.
- Tell them your exact location including street name and number.
- Listen carefully to what the call taker is telling you to do, and do it.