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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  • Police Seeking Suspect in Attempted Armed Robbery

    The Staunton Police Department is asking for help in locating an attempted armed robbery suspect. The attempted robbery occurred at the Family Dollar, 2026 W. Beverley St., at approximately 8:30 p.m. on October 22, 2017.

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