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Chief Nye Torch RunMessage from the Chief

“Welcome to the Fredericksburg Police Department.  We welcome the opportunity to make a difference in our community.  The men and women of this department take great pride in serving this beautiful historic locality.

We are committed to developing police officers who serve as highly qualified, dedicated, and well-trained professionals. Our officers protect our citizens by providing outstanding traditional, as well as innovative, law enforcement services.

I am proud of the men and women of our Department who have accepted the responsibility of public service and who serve our community with integrity and conviction."                                                      

Chief David Nye

Our Mission

The Fredericksburg Police Department is dedicated to serving and protecting our community.  The Department works to maintain the safety of the citizens of Fredericksburg, to preserve the peace, and to protect property.  We endeavor to improve the quality of life in our City by developing strong relationships with the community.  We are committed to the highest ethical standards of law enforcement and our duty to serve with honor and integrity.   

Law Enforcement

The Fredericksburg Police Department provides proactive enforcement of state and city criminal and traffic laws within the jurisdiction of our municipal boundaries.  To learn more about patrol officers and community policing, go here.  The city is divided into zones or "beats" for the purpose of patrol assignments.  See the city patrol zones here

The Fredericksburg Police Department is a nationally accredited agency through the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies.

Contact Us
David W. Nye
Chief of Police

2200 Cowan Blvd.
Fredericksburg, VA 22401

Ph: 540-373-3122
Emergency - Call 911

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Records and Administration
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Monday - Friday