The Staunton Police Department (SPD) is an internationally accredited, full-service law enforcement agency dedicated to serving the citizens of the City of Staunton. 

The department operates the City's state-of-the-art Enhanced-911 Center, which serves as the primary answering point for the City's 911 calls and dispatches calls for service for police, fire and the Staunton-Augusta Rescue Squad.

The SPD also sponsors a number of crime prevention initiatives, including Virginia Rules, mentorship, and School Resource Officer programs for the area's youth; a Citizen's Police Academy; and Neighborhood and Business Watch programs.

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  • Super Shoes Larceny Suspect

    The Staunton Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance in identifying a male involved in the larceny of a pair of shoes from Super Shoes, 1106 Greenville Ave., on August 7, 2017.

  • Police Seeking Information About Shooting

    The Staunton Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance regarding information related to a shooting that occurred in the 2200 block of Orange Street.

  • William Lee Kerr Charged with 34 Counts of Child Pornography

    The Staunton Police Department charged William Lee Kerr with thirty-four counts of child pornography, two additional counts of aggravated sexual battery of a child and two additional counts of forcible sodomy.

  • William Lee Kerr Arrested on Four Felony Counts

    On April 25, 2017, the Staunton Police Department arrested William Lee Kerr, 74, of Staunton on four felony counts of forcible sodomy and four felony counts of aggravated sexual battery.

  • Grand Larceny at Staunton Walmart

    The Staunton Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance in identifying a female involved in a grand larceny from Walmart, 1028 Richmond Ave., on April 6, 2017.

  • Six Arrested for Online Solicitation of Minors

    The Staunton Police Department recently conducted a task force investigating online solicitation of minors and arrested six individuals as a result.

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