About Us

About the Ashland Police Department

 The Ashland Police Department is a full service law enforcement agency that provides 24 hour service to it's citizens. The department is currently staffed with 27 employees, that is organized into Patrol, Investigations, Civilian Support Staff, and volunteer Auxiliary Patrol Officers.

The department is located at 601 England Street, the main east-west corridor of the Town. Lobby hours are 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday. An emergency call box that will call 911 when activated is located at the front door the the Police Department to summon assistance when our lobby is closed.

The Ashland Police Department works in partnership with the Hanover County Sheriff's Office to provide quality police services to its residents and businesses. For further information, please contact us at (804) 798-1227.


Mission Statement 

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he mission of the Town of Ashland Police Department is to provide professional law enforcement services to our citizens, our businesses and our visitors. We will uphold justice, with compassion, integrity, and courage.

 

Core Values

The following values will guide the actions of all members of the Ashland Police Department:

SUSTAINABILITY: We meet the needs of the present 
without compromising future generations through long-term planning, efficient operations, responsible management of community resources, and developing the capacity to withstand and grow from difficulties.

INTEGRITY: We consistently take the high road to do what is moral, ethical, legal, honest, fair, and humane. We are particularly mindful when doing so is difficult or when behind closed doors. 

COMMUNITY: We are a unique place where people 
care about each other and contribute their enthusiasm, skills and resources to solve common problems or create shared events and celebrations.

EQUITY: We always provide the highest level of 
service to all residents and stakeholders and strive to include them in the political process.

EXCELLENCE: We deliver highly competent, citizen focused 
services. We are always working to improve the quality, efficiency, and skill with which those services are delivered.


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