RPD Organization


The Richmond Police Department is comprised of five divisions:

  • Chief's Office - Chief Gerald M. Smith
  • Business Services consists of the following areas: Accreditation, Body-Worn Camera and TASER programs, Finance, Fleet Management, Human Resources, Office Of Disciplinary Review, Planning Division, Property and Evidence, Records and Technology Division, Recruitment and the Training Division
  • Community, Youth, and Intervention Services (CYIS) is designed to improve the quality of life in neighborhoods, along with placing a greater emphasis on young people.
  • Patrol Services are responsible for patrolling the City of Richmond which is divided into two areas consisting of four precincts and 12 sectors.  First and Second Precincts comprise Area 1 while Third and Fourth Precincts comprise Area 2.
  • Support Services is made up of the following: Major Crimes, Special Investigations Division & Special Operations Division