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    Suspect Arrested in Grove St. Homicide Case

    Charlottesville Police Department (CPD) detectives have arrested 38-year-old Charlottesville resident, Tadashi Demetrius Keys, for the January 28, 2023 murder of 36-year-old Charlottesville resident, Eldridge Vandrew Smith. Read on...
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    Shots Fired Report: Grove St.

    On Saturday, January 28, 2023, at approximately 9:41 p.m., Charlottesville police officers responded to the 1100 block of Grove Street for a shots fired report. Read on...
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    Joint Release: Charlottesville Law Enforcement Agencies Respond to Events in Memphis

    We are profoundly saddened by the actions that led to the untimely, senseless, and brutal death of Tyre Nichols at the hands of five former members of the Memphis Police Department. Read on...
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    CPD Response to Impending Video Release

    The Charlottesville Police Department (CPD) has been briefed by law enforcement partners regarding five officers who have been fired and charged in Memphis, Tennessee. Read on...
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    CPD Responds to Multiple Shootings This Week

    Over the past few days, Charlottesville has incurred two shootings, both of which are currently under investigation. The Charlottesville Police Department (CPD) is seeking the public’s assistance in gathering information on the following cases. Read on...
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    Bicyclist Struck in Crash on Ivy Road | UPDATE 1/20/2023

    The Charlottesville Police Department is investigating a fatal crash involving a bicyclist that occurred at approximately 10:55 p.m. on Thursday night in the 2100 block of Ivy Rd. Read on...
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    Missing Persons Report: Update 1/17/2022

    The Charlottesville Police Department is still seeking the public’s assistance in locating a missing adult, John Milton Harris III. Read on...
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    Shots Fired Report: Monticello Rd.

    On January 8th at approximately 1:40 p.m., Charlottesville police officers responded to the 400 block of Monticello Rd. for a reported shooting. Read on...
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    Shots Fired Report: North Berkshire Rd.

    On December 19th at approximately 5:45 p.m., Charlottesville police officers responded to the 2300 block of North Berkshire Rd. for a reported shooting. One female was transported to UVA Medical Center for the treatment of a gunshot wound. Read on...
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    Shots Fired Report: 14th St. NW

    On December 18th at approximately 2:20 a.m., Charlottesville police officers responded to the 100 block of 14th St. NW for a shots fired report. One male victim was transported to UVA Medical Center for the treatment of a gunshot wound. Read on...
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    Shots Fired Report 12/5/2022: West Main St.

    On December 3rd at approximately 7:45 p.m., Charlottesville police officers responded to the 800 block of West Main St. for a shots fired report. Read on...
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    Public Service Announcement: Holiday Safety Tips

    As the holiday season approaches, the Charlottesville Police Department (CPD) would like to share some important safety tips with our community. Read on...
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    CPD Responds to False Report Regarding Walker Upper Elementary

    At approximately 10:48 a.m., Charlottesville Police Department (CPD) responded to a report of a possible active shooter on Walker Upper Elementary School campus. It has been confirmed that this call was a hoax. Read on...
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    CPD Arrests Suspect Linked to Social Media Threats Against UVA

    At approximately 10:30 a.m. on November 14th, 2022, the Charlottesville Police Department (CPD), while working in conjunction with the University of Virginia Police Department, was made aware of several concerning and threatening social media posts. Read on...
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    Driver Arrested in East High St. Hit & Run Case

    A male suspect has been charged and arrested in connection to a Hit & Run case involving a bicyclist. Read on...
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    Shots Fired Report 10/24/2022: West Main St.

    On October 23rd at approximately 1:00 a.m., Charlottesville police officers responded to the 200 block of West Main St. for a shots fired report. Read on...
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    Larceny Report: 10/25/2022

    The Charlottesville Police Department (CPD) is requesting your assistance to help identify the suspect displayed in the following photos. Read on...
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    CPD Responds to False Report Regarding Buford Middle School

    At approximately 12:40 p.m., Charlottesville Police Department (CPD) responded to a report of a possible active shooter on Buford Middle School campus. It has been confirmed that this call was a hoax. Read on...
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    CPD Shots Fired Report 10/16/22: Hardy Dr.

    On October 16th at approximately 2:39 a.m., Charlottesville police officers responded to the 800 block of Hardy Dr. for multiple reports of shots fired. Read on...
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    CPD Provides Information in Shooting Incident

    On October 15th at approximately 5:15 PM a CPD Officer heard gunshots in the area of the Omni Hotel parking lot in Downtown Charlottesville. Read on...
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    Shots Fired Report Near Anderson St

    On 9/28/22 at approximately 2:40 p.m., Charlottesville Police officers responded to a shots fired report at the 900th block of Anderson St. Read on...
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    Missing Persons Report: 12/27/2022

    The Charlottesville Police Department is still seeking the public’s assistance in locating a missing adult, John Milton Harris III. Read on...
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    CPD Responds to False Report Regarding Charlottesville High School

    At approximately 1:19 p.m., Charlottesville Police Department (CPD) responded to a report of a possible active shooter on Charlottesville High School (CHS) campus. It has been confirmed that this call was a hoax. Read on...
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    CPD Investigating Homicide Near 3rd St

    The Charlottesville Police Department is investigating a homicide that occurred around 3:00 a.m. on 9/17/2022 near the 300 Block of 3rd Street NE. Read on...
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    CPD Responds to Incident at Intersections Surrounding Elliott Avenue

    CPD is currently investigating a death and multiple vehicle collisions at intersections surrounding Elliott Avenue. Read on...
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    Shots Fired Report: 9/10/2022

    On 9/10/22 at approximately 6:40PM, Charlottesville Police officers responded to a shots fired report at the 300th block of East Main Street on the downtown mall. Read on...
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    CPD to Modify Police Response to Citizen Reports

    Due to staffing shortages, CPD will make adjustments to its citizen report-response protocol. Read on...
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    CPD Responds to Incident at Charlottesville High School

    At approximately 2:00, Charlottesville Police Department (CPD) responded to a report of a possible firearm on Charlottesville High School (CHS) grounds. No weapons have been found; students and faculty remain safe. Read on...
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    CPD Investigating Burglary at Onesty Pool in Charlottesville

    The Charlottesville Police Department is currently investigating a Burglary that occurred on July 1, 2022, at approximately 4:50 a.m. at the Onesty Pool in Charlottesville, VA. Read on...
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    **UPDATE 4:50PM** - Missing Person Has Been Located Safely

    The Charlottesville Police Department confirms that the missing person in Charlottesville has been located safely. Read on...
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    **UPDATE 6/10/22** - Missing Person in Charlottesville is Safe

    Charlottesville Police Department confirms that Ms. Hundertmark has reached out to her family and advised them that she is safe. Read on...
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    CPD Seeking Information in Shooting Incident

    The Charlottesville Police Department is seeking information regarding a shooting incident that occurred on April 25, 2022. Read on...
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    CPD Releases 2021 Annual Report

    The Charlottesville Police Department is pleased to present its 2021 Annual Report. Read on...
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    UPDATE (4/20/22): Missing Person in Charlottesville is Safe

    Reagan Elizabeth Kale, who was previously reported missing, came into contact with Law Enforcement last night (4/19/22) and was safe. Read on...
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    CPD Provides Update for Recent Shootings

    The Charlottesville Police Department provides the following information regarding two recent shooting incidents in the City. Read on...
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    CPD Provides Information in Shooting Incident

    The Charlottesville Police Department provides information regarding a shooting incident that occurred on the morning of March 29th. Read on...
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    CPD Seeking Information in Shooting Incident

    The investigation into this shooting incident is ongoing. If you have any information, please call CrimeStoppers at 434-977-4000. Read on...
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    CPD Seeking Information in Shooting Incident

    The Charlottesville Police Department is seeking information regarding a shooting incident that occurred on the evening of February 23, 2022 in the 800 block of Hardy Drive. Read on...
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