Police Department

CPD Mission Statement

The Chesapeake Police Department's mission statement is “In partnership with the community and other city agencies, promote safety within the city through the delivery of fair, impartial, and professional police services.” Our Core Values are Community Service, Integrity, Professionalism, and Respect. Learn more about our Mission Statement & Core Values. Read a message from the Chief of Police.

Now Hiring!

We are looking for men and women who thrive on challenges and pride themselves in serving others and are willing to work hard to learn the necessary skills for this challenging but critical role. We are hiring trainees and experienced officers. Active military can attend the academy while still being paid by the military. Learn more about working for the CPD.

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  1. Help Solve Cold Case Homicides - Information & Video

    Any information regarding an unsolved case is greatly appreciated and may be the difference in bringing a killer to justice and bringing closure for the victim's family. Read on...
  2. C.U.S.T.O.D.Y. - Home & Business Camera Sharing Program

    Your business or residential security cameras could be the key to preventing and solving crimes. Join the C.U.S.T.O.D.Y. initiative by sharing information regarding your camera locations. Read on...
  3. PHOTOSafe, Chesapeake's Red Light Enforcement Program

    RED Means Stop! Our goal is to gain compliance with traffic signals and significantly contribute to public safety in Chesapeake. The camera systems are a force multiplier that helps reduce the risks involved in the red light violations. Read on...
  4. "Be Smart & Be Safe" When Purchasing From Online Classifieds

    Citizens are welcome to utilize any of the six police precincts within the City of Chesapeake to conduct transactions. Read on...