Our Mission, Values, and Vision

As a fully-accredited agency by the Virginia Law Enforcement Professional Standards Commission, CPD is committed to its Mission, Values, and Vision statement:

Our why:
Community Partners in Safety

"In partnership with the community, we strive to improve the quality of life of those who live, work, and visit our city. We will do this by creating a safe and secure environment through professional, empathetic, relational, and accountable policing practices. With community policing as our foundation, we strive to maintain trust and legitimacy through respectful, transparent, and impartial public safety practices.


  • Leadership
  • Integrity
  • Justice
  • Empathy
  • Commitment