Ride-Along With An Officer

Are you curious about what the day-to-day of a police officer looks like? 

Do you want to be connected and in tune with what's happening in your community? 

Do you want to embark on a career path as an officer?

The Charlottesville Police Department Ride-Along Program is available to citizens interested in law enforcement. The program offers a first-person, real-world experience, providing participants with a glimpse of what it means to be a police officer in our community. 

Ages 16 and up are eligible for the program.

To sign up, read the guidelines of the Ride-Along Program Details and Application (8/10/2023) and return your completed application to the department.

For questions or more information regarding the program, please email CPDridealong@charlottesville.gov.

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