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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  1. Sign up now for Citizen Police Academy and learn more about how officers do their jobs

    Jan. 24, 2018 - Learn more about what it takes to keep Hampton citizens safe by signing up for the Citizen Police Academy. The 12-week program is designed to teach residents about the mission, policies, and day-to-day operations of the Police Division. Read on...
  2. Police sponsor drug 'take back' day Saturday from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Sentara

    Oct. 24, 2017 - Hampton police will take part in a nationwide drug "take back" day Saturday from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Sentara Careplex Hospital, 3000 Coliseum Drive.
  3. Volunteers sought to help community learn about resources available after homicide

    Sept. 11, 2017 - The City of Hampton is looking for volunteers to join RESET, a program designed to inform residents about the help and resources available to community members following a homicide. 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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It is important that the citizens of Hampton have confidence and take pride in their local police division. To submit a compliment click here. These are the guidelines for submitting allegations of misconduct complaints.