The Division of Capitol Police Commonwealth of Virginia

Crime Prevention

The Division of Capitol Police realize that the key to achieving a safe and crime free work environment is through a pro-active approach by both police and state employees.

In that regard, Capitol Police has worked to train, educate, and assist state employees in making their workplaces safer. Crime Prevention training encourages employee responsibility, and promotes partnerships and information sharing between employees and Capitol Police. Training and educational materials are provided at no cost to state agencies within Capitol Police jurisdiction.

The Division of Capitol Police offers a number of different Crime Prevention Services. The Division has several Certified Crime Prevention Specialists that provide Crime Prevention talks covering Work Place Violence Prevention, Workplace Theft Prevention, Suspicious Persons, Threatening Phone Calls, Threatening Communications, Confrontational or Threatening Customers, and Personal Safety Awareness.

Personal Safety

There is no:

  • Firm or fast rule
  • Magic list
  • One right option for everyone in every situation

The following are brochures designed to assist in several situations:

"Your conduct and behavior are the best ways to communicate to criminals that you are not an easy target."

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