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Crime Prevention
What is Crime Prevention?
Crime Prevention is the anticipation, recognition, and appraisal of crime risks and the initiation of action to remove or reduce such risk. The policy of the Colonial Heights Police Department is to promote crime prevention using all department employees to develop and implement procedures and programs, which reduce the opportunity for, or lessen the loss, arising from crime.

Crime Prevention Programs
The Colonial Heights Police Department strives to provide a high level of service from the Crime Prevention Office. One way we accomplish this is through education and programs for our schools, citizens and businesses. Please feel free to contact our Crime Prevention Officer at (804) 520-9318 about the following programs:

 Smart, Safe & Sober  Drug and Alcohol Awareness Week
 Neighborhood Watch  TRIAD
 Celebrate Safe Communities Night  Bike Rodeos
 H.E.A.T. (Help Eliminate Auto Theft)  Health Fair
 Child Safety Seat Inspections  Child DNA Identification Kits

We also offer the following presentations to civic groups, churches, schools, businesses, and citizens:

 Auto Theft Prevention  Drug/Alcohol Abuse Information
 Crime Prevention for Seniors  Bicycle Safety
 Domestic Violence/Assault  Telemarketing Fraud
 Stranger Danger for Children  Texting While Driving & Safe Driving