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Henrico Police is committed to the safety of everyone who lives, works and plays in Henrico County. Accordingly, our Office of Public Affairs regularly disseminates news, information, crime alerts and police-related events and initiatives to local media outlets as well as on our Facebook, X, Instagram, Threads, LinkedIn, and YouTube pages.

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The Office of Public Affairs serves as the primary agency spokesperson and is the primary point of contact for all media inquiries. The unit is responsible for managing all formal media communications on behalf of the Chief of Police.

The Office of Public Affairs advises and manages the Division’s public and stakeholder relations. The unit is charged with disseminating timely and accurate information to the public through a variety of communication channels, including web, print, and social media (Facebook, X, Instagram, Threads and YouTube). The Office of Public Affairs also manages the Division’s internal and stakeholder communications.

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If you are a member of the media and would like to be added to the Division’s media distribution list, please email [email protected]


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With the law enforcement profession constantly changing and evolving, it’s important that new recruits stay current while reflecting on those that came before them. “We provide a vital service to our community; and as community members, we must remember that we rely on lessons from our history to help us create a better future,” said Capt. Colin Rooney, who oversees the training academies. Read More

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7721 E. Parham Rd.
Henrico, VA 23294

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(804) 501-5000
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(804) 501-4800

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P. O. Box 90775
Henrico, VA 23273-0775

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