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Thinking about a career in law enforcement? Join our team. 
Officer Joe Porter joined the Fredericksburg Police Department in July of 2016. After serving in the Navy and starting his law enforcement career in the Tidewater region, Officer Porter returned to his hometown and joined our agency. Watch this brief video about his experience with our agency and what policing means to him.

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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.   

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.

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David W. Nye
Chief of Police

2200 Cowan Blvd.
Fredericksburg, VA 22401

Ph: 540-373-3122
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