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 will be participating in National Drug Take Back Day this coming Saturday. Don’t miss this opportunity to safely dispose of unused or expired prescription drugs. Click here for details and the printable flyer.



Police_Youth_Academy_Poster_new_deadlineNew extended deadline – May 9!

Henrico County Police Division’s 2nd Youth Police Academy. To learn more, click here for flyer. To apply, click here for application.












Tool shed larcenies are on the rise!  Learn how to protect yourself from becoming a victim of tool shed larceny by watching this HCTV-17 video


Tax scams occur every year at tax time. Beware of contacts from callers or by email claiming to be the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). NEVER respond to these callers or emails! Instead, call the IRS at 1-800-829-1040 for live telephone assistance or visit their website at www.irs.gov.  NEVER click on links in emails. Although they may have the correct web address, there may be a fraudulent web page associated with the link. Be safe during tax season. Learn more about the IRS Dirty Dozen (scams) by clicking here.




The Henrico County Police Division is accepting applications from April 1 through May 5, 2014,  for the position of Communications Officer (CO). To learn more about what it takes to become a CO, watch this video production by HCTV-17 (part 1) (part 2).  To build a career in this exciting profession, please submit your application through iRecruitment, the Henrico County Job Site on or before May 5.



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.





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.








Choose an exciting career as a Henrico Police Officer.


Click here to watch HCTV-17 documentary that follows the 49th Basic Police Academy.









Police_Explorer_patchLearn more about the Henrico Police Law Enforcement Explorer program

Click here to see their slideshow. After the slideshow opens, click on each slide to advance to the next.



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.

CRG English

CRG - Spanish

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)