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|Phone: 757-382-6161||Address: 304 Albemarle Drive, Chesapeake, VA 23322|
|Fax: 757-382-6821||Email: CPDQuestions@CityofChesapeake.net|
Applications for Police Officer will be Accepted June 12 - 25, 2017:
The Chesapeake Police Department will be accepting applications for police officer trainees starting June 12, 2017 and ending June 25, 2017. Please see the Employment page for more information. Read More>>
Citizens Online Police Reporting System:
This system is designed to be an easy and convenient way for you to report certain non-emergency offenses to the Police Department. It provides an efficient and effective method for those offenses to be properly reported, while allowing police officers to remain available for emergency calls for service or other duties. Please see the Citizens Online Reporting webpage for more information. Read More »
Customer Satisfaction Survey:
In order to ensure the Police Department is providing the level of service our community wants, we ask that you take a few minutes, to evaluate your most recent contact with the police department. Your input is very important to us and we appreciate you taking the time to complete this survey.
Start the Survey -or- Find out more
Ethics & Conduct Summary:
The Chesapeake Police Department's Ethics & Conduct statistical report on inquiries, complaints and compliments are available as a PDF at this link: 2015-2016EthicsConductStats.pdf
Cold Case Homicides
We are asking for your assistance for information on unsolved homicides in the City of Chesapeake. Read More »
“Be Smart & Be Safe” When Purchasing from Online Classifieds
Inviting a stranger or a person who is not well known into your home, or going to a stranger’s home, potentially creates an unsafe situation with possible harmful results. “Be Smart & Be Safe” by conducting these transactions in a public place. It could reduce the chance of becoming a victim of a crime. Citizens are welcome to utilize any of the five police precincts within the City of Chesapeake to conduct these transactions either in the parking lot or precinct lobby (where available). Read More »
RED Means Stop! Chesapeake's red light photo enforcement program is titled PHOTOSafe. Our city's goal is to simply gain compliance with traffic signals which will significantly contribute to public safety in Chesapeake. The camera systems are a force multiplier for the uniformed police officer and they reduce the risks involved in the red light violation enforcement of large intersections. Find out more
Do you have what it takes?
What does it take to join the Chesapeake Police Department? A deep sense of integrity and determination, stamina and intelligence, dedication to protecting the public, and the desire to make a difference in the lives of many are just the beginning.
We are looking for men and women who thrive on challenges and pride themselves in helping others, and are willing to work hard to learn the necessary skills for this challenging but critical role. Becoming a police officer can be a tough, demanding and unpredictable job, but it is also one of the most rewarding positions you will ever have. Every day that you wear your uniform and badge, you will be making the City of Chesapeake a safer and better place to live for you, your family, your friends and your neighbors. Nothing is more valuable than that.
Do you have what it takes?
"Please know that I am interested in your comments. It is the policy of the Chesapeake Police Department to recognize the excellent performance of our employees through Department, City or locally sponsored awards. However, should you feel your contact with any of our employees was less than satisfactory, I also want to hear from you.
Anyone can submit comments regarding the quality of our service. This pamphlet describes the process and procedures involved. If you have additional questions, feel free to contact the Ethics " Conduct Unit at the number listed on the front of this pamphlet. Your information will remain confidential."
- Colonel K. L. Wright, Chief of PoliceDownload a Pamphlet on Understanding and Filing a Complaint or Compliment
Chesapeake Police Department's Mission Statement:
"In Partnership With the Community, Promote a Safe City Through Prevention of Crime and Enforcement of Laws"
Chesapeake Police Department's Core Values:
- Community Service – "Through a partnership with the people and businesses in our community, we are committed to enhancing public safety, reducing the fear of crime, solving community problems that affect public safety, and realizing that we are part of the community."
- Integrity – "We are committed to adherence to high moral and ethical principles and character, honesty, doing what is legally and morally right, and setting the example."
- Professionalism – "As a Department, we strive to maintain a clear sense of commitment, perspective and direction through compliance to policies, standards of conduct and behavior, knowledge of duties, and continual self-improvement."
- Respect – "It is the fundamental duty of each member of the Department to demonstrate empathy, compassion, concern and courtesy for victims of crime and to treat all members of the community, to include those who violate the law, with fairness and tactfulness.
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)
and Homeland Security Investigations (HSI)
Victim Notification Program Link
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) is committed to protecting the public and ensuring that the rights of victims are carefully observed. The Victim Notification Program allows eligible victims and witnesses to obtain reliable and timely information regarding a criminal alien's release from custody. This is the link to that service: www.ice.gov/victim-notification/