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Message from the Chief

“The Fredericksburg Police Department welcomes 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 law enforcement that blends the best of traditional policing with innovation and modern research.

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

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Just released: the 2016 Annual Report


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.
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Since 2009, the Fredericksburg Police Department has been a nationally accredited law enforcement agency through the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA.) In 2015, the Department was awarded Advanced Accreditation, which is the highest rating a law enforcement agency can obtain from CALEA and sets the benchmark for public safety professionalism.

Contact Us
David W. Nye
Chief of Police

2200 Cowan Blvd.
Fredericksburg, VA 22401

Ph: 540-373-3122
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