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February 2, 2019
Application Deadline:  January 19, 2019

March 16, 2019
Application Deadline:  March 2, 2019


Location:  Albemarle County Police Department;  1600 5th Street;  Charlottesville, Va  22902

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If you have any questions about employment, please contact the Office of Training and Professional Development at 434.293.0443 or JoinACPD@albemarle.org 

About Albemarle County Police Department

Albemarle County Police Department (ACPD) has over 140 Sworn Police Officers.

Albemarle County is located in Central Virginia with an area of 726 square miles.  The County is a unique blend of rural and urban developments and has an estimated population of 105,715 (Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service).

The mission of the Albemarle County Police Department is to provide for the safety and security of our many diverse citizens and communities while protecting individual rights and delivering quality services.

The Core Values of ACPD are Integrity, Professionalism, Unity, Preparedness, Innovation, Accountability, Dedication, Diversity, Learning, and Courage.

The Chief of Police is Chief Ron Lantz.  The Deputy Chief of Operations is Major K. Carr and the Deputy Chief of Support Services is Major G. Jenkins.

ACPD adopted Geographic-based Policing in 2012 and is broken up into two districts, Blue Ridge District and Jefferson District.  Officers are assigned to geographic districts and are expected to build relationships within the community to meet the specific needs of the community.

The Blue Ridge District Commander is Captain D. Byers and the Jefferson District Commander is Captain T. Aylor.  The Deputy District Commander is Lieutenant M. Wagner.

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Albemarle County Police Department
1600 5th Street, Suite D
Charlottesville, VA 22902
FAX: 434-972-4061
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