Hampton Police Division

Working with citizens to save lives, protect property reduce fear, solve important problems, and support human flourishing. We will respect and enhance the safety, friendships, and dreams of our residents.

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Employee commitment, innovative ideas and progressive strategies help the Hampton Police Division keep residents safe and apprehend those who break the law.

The division is fully accredited and committed to following the model created by President Obama’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing.


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Hampton's crime rates are well below the national average for cities of its size. Additionally, the rate at which Hampton police solve crimes is above the national average.

The Operations Branch responds to more than 150,000 calls a year, operating in 16 districts in two sectors of the city.

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It is important that the citizens of Hampton have confidence and take pride in their local police division. Submit a compliment. These are the guidelines for submitting allegations of misconduct complaints.