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    No Injuries Reported Following Thursday Morning Shots Fired Incident on Hardy Drive

    The Charlottesville Police Department is investigating another shots fired incident on Hardy Drive. No injuries or damage to property were reported. Read on...
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    One Person Injured Following Shots Fired Incident on Prospect Avenue

    Detectives are investigating another shots fired incident that sent one person to the hospital on May 4, 2021. Read on...
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    CPD Detectives Investigating Armed Robbery of Convenience Store on Avon Street

    The Charlottesville Police Department is investigating the armed robbery of a convenience store in the 800 block of Avon Street that occurred in the evening hours of April 29, 2021. Read on...
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    Former Spa Employee Arrested, Faces Sexual Assault Charges

    Jason Kyle Sadacca, a 38-year-old resident of Charlottesville has been arrested on several sexual assault charges. Read on...
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    UPDATE: Prospect Avenue Shooting Suspect Located, Taken Into Custody

    The suspect involved in a shooting Prospect Avenue has been located. Read on...
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    Charlottesville Police Department Calls for Community Support Amid Escalation in Violence

    The Charlottesville Police Department is calling upon the community in response to a rise in violence across the City of Charlottesville. Read on...
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    CPD Debuts New User-Friendly Processes for Submitting Complaints

    The Charlottesville Police Department is pleased to debut several user-friendly processes for submitting complaints to the Office of Professional Standards. Read on...
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    CPD Investigating Numerous Cases of Shots Fired

    The Charlottesville Police Department is investigating numerous reports of calls for shots fired from the night of March 26, 2021, and early morning hours of March 27, 2021. Read on...
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    CPD Releases Full BWC Related to LaQuinn Gilmore Case

    The Charlottesville Police Department discussed two major internal affairs cases, including the LaQuinn Gilmore incident from January 11, 2021. Read on...
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    Bullet Narrowly Misses Sleeping Child During Shots Fired Incident

    The Charlottesville Police Department is investigating multiple shots fired incidents from March 12 and March 13, 2021. Read on...
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    Suspicious device removed from Downtown Mall

    Virginia State Police detonated the device and the surrounding area has been swept for any additional devices or concerns. The Charlottesville Police Department investigation is ongoing. Read on...
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    UPDATE: Missing Elderly Woman Located

    A missing and endangered elderly Read on...
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    U.S. 250 Bypass Crash Claims the Life of Albemarle County Man

    An Albemarle County man is dead following a crash on the U.S. 250 Bypass from Tuesday, January 13, 2021. Read on...
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    UPDATE: CPD Announces Arrests of Three Georgia Men Related to Emmet Street Shooting

    Multiple suspects have been arrested and charged following a shooting on Emmet Street North Monday afternoon. Read on...
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    Louisa County Man Dead Following Homicide on South First Street

    A Louisa County man was killed in a shooting in the 900 block of South 1st Street on December 27, 2020. Read on...
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    Arrest Made in Madison Avenue Rape Case

    The Charlottesville Police Department has arrested a suspect related to abduction and rape in the 700 block of Madison Avenue. Read on...
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    UPDATE: Detectives Seek Video Footage, Witnesses Related to Madison Avenue Rape Investigation

    The Charlottesville Police Department is investigating a rape that occurred in the 700 block of Madison Avenue on December 17, 2020 at approximately 10:15 p.m. Read on...
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    SCAM ALERT: Callers Posing as CPD Officers, CSO Deputies About "Urgent Legal Matter"

    The Charlottesville Police Department and Sheriff's Office is warning the public about a potential phone scam. Read on...
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    Charlottesville Man Arrested Following Incident on Garrett Street

    A Charlottesville man has been arrested following an incident on Garrett Street. Officers used less-lethal "bean bag" rounds to take the suspect in the custody after he refused to comply with officer commands. Read on...
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    CPD Welcomes Three New Officers Following Academy Graduation

    The Charlottesville Police Department is welcoming three new officers to the department following their recent graduation from the Central Shenandoah Criminal Justice Training Academy's 142nd Basic Law Enforcement class. Read on...
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    CPD Announces Press Conference Related to Rugby Road Internal Affairs Investigation

    The Charlottesville Police Department is announcing a press conference related to an internal affairs investigation launched from an alleged racial profiling incident in October. Read on...
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    CPD Announces Hiring of New 4th Amendment Investigative Analyst

    The Charlottesville Police Department is pleased to announce the hiring of its new 4th Amendment Investigative Analyst, Larry Jacobs, who will start on December 7, 2020. Read on...
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    Charlottesville Woman Dead Following Shooting on McIntire Road

    A Charlottesville woman is dead following a shooting that occurred in the early morning hours of November 28, 2020, in the 700 block of McIntire Road. This is the third homicide CPD has investigated in the month of November. Read on...
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    CPD Continues to Seek Leads Regarding Dashad "Sage" Smith Homicide

    The Charlottesville Police Department continues to investigate the disappearance and homicide of Dashad "Sage" Smith, who vanished on November 20, 2012. Read on...
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    CPD Partners With NHTSA for Annual Click It or Ticket Campaign

    The Charlottesville Police Department is partnering with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration for its annual Click It or Ticket Campaign from November 16 to November 29. Read on...
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    Suspect Arrested Following Homicide on Orangedale Avenue

    A suspect has been arrested following a homicide on Orangedale Avenue that occurred in the evening hours of Saturday, November 14, 2020. Read on...
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    UPDATE: Suspect Arrested in Connection to South First Street Homicide

    The Charlottesville Police Department has arrested the man in connection to a homicide on South First Street. Read on...
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    SCAM ALERT: Callers Posing as Police Officers, Demand Money for Missing Court Date

    The Charlottesville Police Department and Charlottesville City Sheriff's Office are warning residents about a phone scam where callers pose as police officers and/or detectives. Read on...
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    CPD Launches Annual Winter Wool Campaign to Benefit Toy Lift Charities

    The Charltottesville Police Department is launching its annual Winter Wool Campaign to benefit Toy Lift Charities. Read on...
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    CPD Annouces New Assistant Chief of Police, Captain

    The Charlottesville Police Department is pleased to announce the promotions of Captain James Mooney to Assistant Chief, and Lieutenant Steve Knick to the rank of Captain. Read on...
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    UPDATE: CPD Identifies Victims of 5th Street Crash

    The Charlottesville Police Department has identified the victims of a fatal crash on 5th Street SW. Read on...
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    Weekend Update: Crash Kills Charlottesville Man; Detectives Investigate Armed Robbery

    The Charlottesville Police Department is investigating a fatal crash and armed robbery that both occurred on Sunday, September 13, 2020. Read on...
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    Detectives Investigating Armed Robbery at Maury Avenue Business

    Detectives with the Charlottesville Police Department are investigating an armed robbery at a business that occurred in the 100 block of Maury Avenue on September 4, 2020. Read on...
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    CPD Detectives Continue to Seek Information About Jay Shifflett Murder Case

    The Charlottesville Police Department continues to seek information about the Jay Shifflett murder case, who was killed at his Carlton Avenue home on September 3, 2015. Read on...
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    Albemarle County Man Dies in Crash on Emmet Street

    A man from Albemarle County has died following a crash on Emmet Street from Monday, August 31, 2020. Read on...
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    Charlottesville Police Officer Charged With Assault and Battery

    A Charlottesville Police Department officer has been charged with assault and battery stemming from an incident that occurred in March 2020. Read on...
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    Crash Closed Portions of Emmet Street near Barracks Road

    A crash closed a portion of Emmet Street near the intersection of Barracks Road. Read on...
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    Motorcycle Crash Claims the Life of Charlottesville Man

    The Charlottesville Police Department is investigating a crash between two motorcycles that occurred on Sunday, August 30, 2020. Read on...
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    TRAFFIC ALERT: Road Closures Expected Friday Due to Planned Freedom of Speech Event

    Drivers can expect traffic delays on Friday, August 28, 2020, due to a planned freedom of speech event. Read on...
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    CPD Lobby Closed on Wednesday, August 12, 2020

    In conjunction with the closure of City Hall, the Charlottesville Police Department lobby will be closed for business on Wednesday, August 12, 2020. Read on...
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    UPDATE: Amy Hillman Safely Located

    The Charlottesville Police Department has safely located Amy Elizabeth Hillman, who was reported missing on August 5, 2020. Read on...
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    Officers Investigating Armed Robbery on Monticello Road

    The Charlottesville Police Department is investigating an armed robbery at a business on Monticello Road that occurred on Thursday, July 30, 2020. Read on...
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    UPDATE: Albemarle County Man Dies in Crash on 5th Street

    A man from Albemarle County was killed in a two-vehicle crash near the intersection of 5th Street and Harris Road on Saturday, July 18, 2020. Read on...
  47. TRAFFIC ALERT: Delays Anticipated Near Albemarle County Office Building on July 17

    Drivers can anticipate traffic delays on Friday, July 17, 2020, due to a planned freedom of speech event Read on...
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    Man arrested on Charlottesville Downtown Mall

    Police Department Shares Body Worn Camera Video Read on...
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    CPD Announces Charges Related to Vandalism on East Market Street

    The Charlottesville Police Department is announcing charges relating to vandalism on East Market Street from Sunday, June 21, 2020. Read on...
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    Albemarle County Man Arrested Following Shots Fired Incident on West Main Street

    An Albemarle County man is facing numerous charges following a shots fired incident on West Main Street in the early morning hours of June 20, 2020. Read on...
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    CPD Releases Last Five Years of Line Item Budgets

    The Charlottesville Police Department is releasing line item budget information for the last five fiscal years. Read on...
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    Updated Information About CPD Training and Policies

    In the wake of the murder of George Floyd, the Charlottesville Police Department has received numerous requests for information regarding its training and policies. Read on...
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    Statement of Gratitude to the Charlottesville Community

    Charlottesville Police Chief RaShall Brackney and Charlottesville Fire Chief Andrew Baxter would like to thank the Charlottesville community for expressing their civil discourse peacefully over the weekend. Read on...
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    Statement Regarding Death of George Floyd

    The City of Charlottesville and Charlottesville Police Department are expressing heartfelt condolences to the friends and family of Mr. George Floyd, who died while in police custody in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Read on...
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    CPD Partners With Local Nonprofit to Distribute "Bags of Hope"

    The Charlottesville Police Department is partnering with a local mental health nonprofit organization to distribute additional mental health resources during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read on...
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    CPD to Dedicate New Memorial in Recognition of Fallen Officers

    The Charlottesville Police Department will dedicate a new memorial on Friday, May 15, 2020, in honor of five officers who have died in the line of duty. Read on...
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    Portion of West Market Street Closed Following Crash Involving Utility Pole

    A portion of West Market Street was closed for several hours following a crash involving a utility pole. The crash occurred on May 8, 2020, at approximately 7:32 a.m. Read on...
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    CPD Responds to Death of Dr. Lorna Breen

    The Charlottesville Police Department is extending condolences to the family and friends of Dr. Lorna Breen, who died Sunday following a call for medical assistance. Read on...
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