Come learn about career opportunities available in Harrisonburg’s Public Safety sector on Thursday, March 31 from 6:00pm until 7:30pm at Harrisonburg City Hall at 409 S Main St.
Community Policing Act Data Information
Mental Illness Crisis Team officers have received additional training to help individuals who may be in a mental health crisis.
The Harrisonburg Police Department has compiled the information available that relates to the use of force by HPD officers.
Please use these resources to help identify a scam, and to know what to do if you are a victim of fraud, identity theft, or a scam.
All employees are responsible for adhering to policy and keeping themselves current on the content of each policy. Each policy should provide some detailed guidelines as to expected behavior and action. However, the policy manual cannot address all situations that members of the department will encounter. Therefore, common sense exercise of discretion is required in those situations. The policy manual will be regularly reviewed, updated, and amended to reflect changes in law, best practices, and upon recommendations from staff and our policy partner, Lexipol.
The Harrisonburg Police Department is a member of the Northern Virginia Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force and emphasizes the importance for familes to monitor and report any online behavior that might put a child in danger.
The Harrisonburg Community Cams Program allows residents and business owners to register the locations of their video surveillance systems with the Harrisonburg Police Department.
Pride, Accountability, Teamwork, Courage and Honor (P.A.T.C.H.) exemplify what is expected in a police officer and this camp will allow the HPD to interact with youth in a positive, friendly environment that develops trust while focusing on those five core values.
As HPD continues to build partnerships and relationships with the community, they also want citizens to understand some basic fundamental rights they have when encountering law enforcement.