The Harrisonburg Police Department's Explorers are a group of young men and women who are committed to their community and aspire to a future career in law enforcement.
The second phase of Geographic Policing for the City of Harrisonburg began on Wednesday, November 13, 2013. New districts are now in effect, providing better response for our community.
National Police Week is recognized during the week of May 15th. In 2017, the Harrisonburg Police Department will have events from May 15-19, 2017.
Chief Steve Sellers was appointed interim Chief of Police for the City of Harrisonburg, Virginia on November 8, 2017.
Harrisonburg Police Department's Command Staff includes the Administrative Bureau, Operations Bureau, and Special Operations Bureau.
The Major Crimes Division has a myriad of responsibilities, which include, the investigation of violent crimes, major property crimes and other investigations which require a degree of specialized investigative approach.
The Special Operations Division encompasses varying duties including traffic, criminal enforcement, public event safety and educational demonstrations are among the tasks completed on a daily basis.
Patrol Operations are the backbone of the Police Department. Officers respond on a daily basis to calls for service from the public and handle varying situations that require quick thinking, professionalism and problem solving skills.
Insight to the organization and structure of the Harrisonburg Police Department.
The Harrisonburg Citizen Police Academy is an opportunity to learn more about the various jobs and duties of HPD, including hands-on experiences with different scenarios that officers could encounter.