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Farmville Police Department

"PROVIDING A SAFE AND SECURE COMMUNITY THROUGH EXCELLENCE IN PUBLIC SERVICE."


2013 Officer of the Year

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     Officer Candice Stembridge has been named the Farmville Police Department's Officer Of The Year for 2013.  Stembridge was recognized at the police dept.'s annual awards banquet held on February 26, 2014 (shown above).  Stembridge was nominated by fellow officers and was recognized for her assistance in helping to solve several burglaries, volunteering for many community outreach activities, and teaching at the Central Virginia Criminal Justice Academy.  Congratulations to Officer Stembridge!

 

Heartland Heroes' Blood Drive Nets 74 Units Of Blood

    The Farmville Police Department teamed up with the American Red Cross and the Farmville Fire Department to host the Heartland Heroes' Blood Drive on April 4th.  Red Cross LogoThe drive brought in 74 units of blood, enough to save as many as 222 lives!  Thanks to all who took the time to donate and to John's Memorial Episcopal Church for the use of their Fellowship Hall. A special thanks to the Farmville Women's Club for operating the canteen.  Donors were asked to donate in honor of either the police department or the fire department with the agency garnering the most donations taking home the Heartland Heroes trophy.  The Farmville Fire Department was the trophy winner this year, breaking a three year run by the Police Dept.

 

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    The next Drug Take Back event will be held at the Landings at Longwood, between Chick-fil-A and Barnes & Noble Bookstore, on April 26th from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 pm.  This initiative is designed to safely dispose of expired, unwanted, or unused prescription and/or over the counter medicaitons.  In October of 2013, Farmville and Longwood University officers collected 87 lbs. of medication for proper disposal. 

 

 New Officers on the Street

     Farmville's newest Police Officers began their field training on December 23rd.  They will be with a Field Training Officer for eight weeks before being released to work alone.  Officers Justin Bowles and Thomas Bulifant graduated from the Central Virginia Criminal Justice Academy on December 18th.  Bowles is a former emergency communications dispatcher for the Town of Farmville and a graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University.  Bulifant is a U.S. Marine veteran and a Longwood University graduate.  Please welcome these officers when you see them.

 Bowles 2 compressed  Officer Justin Bowles

 

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Do you know who this is?

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This individual broke into the Farmville Food Lion on October 28th.  If you have any information about this subject or this incident please contact Detective Entrekin at 434-392-9259.

 

 

ATTORNEY GENERAL ATTENDS PRINCE EDWARD COUNTY TRIAD

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Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli, II spoke at the Prince Edward County TRIAD meeting on August 16, 2013.  Cuccinelli was on hand to help celebrate TRIAD's fourth anniversary in Prince Edward County.  TRIAD is a cooperative effort among law enforcment, senior citizens, and groups that serve seniors, to minimize crime and the victimization of our commonwealth's senior citizens.  The Farmville Police Department has been a key member of this effort since the establishment of our local TRIAD in 2009.  Pictured above from the TRIAD meeting are: (from left to right) Lt. W. H. Hogan, TRIAD Vice-Chair; Officer Christie Mouser; Hon. Kenneth T. Cuccinelli, II; and Cpl. Jason Talbott.

 

 NATIONAL NIGHT OUT HELD ON AUGUST 6TH

          Town of Farmville residents celebrated the fight against crime on August 6, 2013 by hosting neighborhood block parties that brought neighbors, communities, and the police department together.  National Night Out is designed to heighten crime and NNO logo 2013drug-prevention awareness, develop and strengthen partnerships between police and residents, and generate support for anti-crime programs such as Neighborhood Watch, Crime Solvers, and Business Watch.  Last year, Farmville's National Night Out was designated as the 19th best in the country for towns our size.  You can read more about National Night Out under our Media Release tab.

 

FARMVILLE CSI CAMP

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Farmville Police Officers recently assisted with the Town of Farmville's children's CSI Camp the week of June 10, 2013.  The young detectives investigated a mock burglary at a candy store and collected fingerprints, DNA, shoe impressions, and interviewed a suspect.  By the end of the week, their investigative efforts led to the staged arrest of "Roscoe Peppermint".

 

 

 

FARMVILLE POLICE DEPT. NOW ACCREDITED!

Accreditation Award compressedThe Farmville Police Dept. received its initial accreditation from the Virginia Law Enforcement Professsional Standards Commission on March 27, 2013.  accredLogoAccreditation demonstrates to Farmville citizens, as well as to visitors, that their police department is providing the best services possible, in an efficient manner, while also being good stewards of public money.  Only 25% of Virginia's law enforcement agencies are accredited.  This is a significant achievement for the police department as well as for the Farmville community as a whole. Pictured above is VLEPSC Program Manager Gary Dillon presenting the accreditation certificate to Chief Mooney during the March 27th Town Council Meeting.  In the background are a number of Farmville PD officers, Town Manager Gerry Spates, and the Council Members.

 

 

 ANONYMOUSLY REPORT INFORMATION ABOUT DRUG OR CRIMINAL ACTIVITY BY CALLING 434-392-DRUG (3784)

 


HELP WITH HISTORY OF THE FARMVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT
The Farmville Police Department is attempting to compile a department history. If you or a family member has any information that could assist us, such as old photographs, newpaper articles, even old tickets, warrants, or reports, please contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . We are particularly interested in any information about the beginnings of the police dept.


ARREST STATISTICS
Click HERE to view our arrest statistics for the 2009 through 2011 fiscal years.

 


RIDE ALONG PROGRAM
As part of our community policing initiative, the Farmville Police Department allows ride alongs with patrol officers. Interested persons must complete a ride along application and submit it with an original signature. You may obtain an application in person at the police department or you may download one here: Ride Along Application


STATE OF THE DEPARTMENT

 

Every year the Chief of Police issues a "State of the Department" report to the Town Council. To read the latest report, click HERE.



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