Hampton Police Division

Preventing crime and enforcing laws through problem-solving partnerships


Employee commitment, innovative ideas and progressive strategies help the Hampton Police Division keep residents safe and apprehend those who break the law. The division is fully accredited.

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  2. Calendar of Events
  1. Police looking for people to interview residents about new strategy

    ?June 12, 2018 - Hampton police, Newport News police, the National Institute of Justice and others, including the University of Chicago, are looking for people to interview randomly selected residents about a new community-based policing strategy. Read on...
  2. Services recognized fallen police officers, others for their service to Hampton

    May 15, 2018 - Hampton Police Monday held the 2018 Police Memorial and Honor Award Service in Honor Park, between City Hall and the P.G. Minetti Public Safety Building. Read on...
  3. Registration open for Virginia Rules Camp to help teens learn about the law

    April 26, 2018 - Registration is now open for the Virginia Rules Camp, a statewide, law-themed summer day camp for rising students in grades 6 through 8. The camp offers young people a fun and healthy week learning about Virginia laws and law enforcement. Read on...
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Hampton's crime rates are well below the national average for cities of its size. Additionally, the rate at which Hampton police solve crimes is above the national average. 

The Operations Branch responds to more than 150,000 calls a year, operating in 16 districts in two sectors of the city.

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