You must appear in person before a Magistrate. The Magistrate's Office adjoins the Chesterfield County Jail, which is located at:6900 Mimms DriveChesterfield, VA 23832
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For emergencies, call 911.
For non-emergencies, call 804-748-1251. You may also visit police headquarters on Iron Bridge Road or one of our district stations when a service desk officer is on duty. A service desk officer is on duty at police headquarters 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Service desk officers are on duty at the district stations from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., seven days a week. If you wish to make a report over the phone, call 804-748-1269.
To make a speeding or traffic safety complaint, call the Chesterfield County Police Department's Traffic Hotline at 804-318-8084 or email the Police Department.
Yes. To request a check of your residence while you are away, call 804-748-1269 or 804-748-1258.
You may request a check of your Chesterfield County criminal history record by appearing in person at Records Customer Service during regular business hours.
For more information, including fees, visit our Police Records page.
The police department's Records Section will provide limited fingerprinting services under certain circumstances. The Records Unit is normally open for fingerprinting from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday.
If you need to be fingerprinted, please arrive by 3:45 p.m. You must have two valid forms of identification, and at least one of the two must include a photo. For more information, visit our Police Records page.
Visit our Police Records page for more information about available records and fees.
The Chesterfield County Police Department offers a variety of options for businesses and organizations seeking to hire off-duty officers for one-time events or continuous assignments. For more information, visit our Hire an Off-Duty Officer page, email our off-duty employment coordinator or call them at 804-717-6162.
Yes, the Police department offers a ride-along program for county residents. Residents who would like to participate in a ride along must be 18 years of age, submit a written application and agree to submit to a criminal history check. Applications are available at headquarters and every district station. For more information, email our off-duty employment coordinator or call them at 804-717-6162.
Yes, the police department's Neighborhood Watch program was established in 1976. For more information on our Neighborhood Watch program, visit our Neighborhood Watch page.
The Chesterfield County Police Department offers a variety of career opportunities, both sworn and civilian. To view job listings or learn how to apply, visit Chesterfield County’s employment opportunities listing. For more information on careers with the police department, visit Police Hiring.
If you are in danger or need immediate assistance, call 911. For non-emergencies, call the police at 804-748-1251. You can also call the Virginia Family Violence and Sexual Assault 24-hour Hotline at 1-800-838-8238. Visit the Domestic and Sexual Violence Resource Center website or contact the police department’s domestic violence coordinator Tana Mooney by emailing her or by calling 804-318-8110 for more information.
If you have given money or prepaid cards to anyone who contacted you over the internet or by phone and you think it is a scam, report it to our police department by calling 804-748-1269. If you have been contacted by someone over the internet and you did not give them money, but you would still like to report it, you can file a report at FBI Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) website. If you were contacted by phone but did not send any money, you can report that at the Federal Trade Commission website. You can also visit our Fraud-Related Resources page for more information.
The Chesterfield County Circuit Court Clerk's Office handles applications for concealed handgun permits.
Members of the police department are available to speak to community groups on a variety of topics. To invite a representative of the police department to attend or speak at your meeting, contact the Community Services Division by calling 804-318-8699 at least 30 days before your event.