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Looking for an exciting career with RPD?  Use the following phone number and email to connect with our Recruitment Unit.

Phone (804) 646-6733



City of Richmond Police Department


Submit a Commendation or Complaint


Phone Numbers:

Emergency: 911
Call if you can, text if you can’t

Non-Emergency or to file a Police Report:
(804) 646-5100


FOIA Requests
Phone: (804) 646-5147


Media Relations
Police Media Relations
Phone: (804) 646-0607


200 West Grace Street
Richmond, VA 23220

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Business Services

Business Services consists of the following areas: Human Resources, Financial Management, Records and Technology, Clinician and Business Services.

Major William 'Jody' Blackwell




Major William 'Jody' Blackwell

Major Blackwell oversees the following areas:
Crime Analysis, Disciplinary Review Board, Personnel & Recruitment, Planning Division, Property & Evidence, Special Projects and Training & Development

Financial Services Manager - Matthew Penourt


Financial Services Manager
Matthew Peanort

Financial Services operations include: Budget Development, Grants Management, Purchasing and Procurement, and Payroll and Accounting.

Donald Cook

Planning and Accreditation Operations Manager
Donald Cook

The Planning Division is a necessary resource for the Chief’s Office and is responsible for performing policy and form development and updates, coordinating International Accreditation Compliance through the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA), managing the Department strategic planning efforts including performance measurement, preparing the Department’s annual report, monitoring trends and issues related to policing and completing special projects. 

Acting Director Larquel Way

Records and Technology Division
Director Larquel Way-Weaver

The Records and Technology Division manages all of the major technical hardware and software services and systems of the department.

Training Division - Captain Faith Flippo


Training Division
Captain Faith Flippo

The Training Division is responsible for the training of all police department employees. It also oversees the daily operations of the Training Academy.