215 E. Main St.
In Case of Emergency, call: 911
Administrative Office Hours:
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday - Friday
James E. Day
F. Todd Foreman
A Virginia State Accredited Agency
The City of Bedford Police Department will work in open partnership with the Citizens of Bedford to provide honest, fair and effective law enforcement services. Our constant objective will be to protect life, property and liberty for all people in a fair and equitable manner.
Cop Camp 2013 Donations
The Bedford Police Department is now accepting donations for the 2013 Cop Camp. We will be accepting drinks (diet/regular/caffeine free),
water, lemonade, Gatorade style drinks as well as monetary donations. Donations may be mailed or dropped off at the Police Department located
at 215 E. Main Street, Bedford, VA 24523. Any donations are greatly appreciated. If you have any questions regarding a donation, please call:
Cop Camp 2013
The Bedford Police Department and the Bedford County Sheriff's Office will be hosting Cop Camp 2013 on July 8 - 12. The camp runs from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Kids ages 9 through 14 are invited to enroll. Registration begins on May 28th at 8:30 a.m. in the Bedford Police Department. There are a limited number of available vacancies. All forms must be completed on the day you come in. First come, first serve basis! Please call the City of Bedford Police Department at 587-6011 for more information.
Safety Day at Centerfest:
On September 29, 2012 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. the Bedford Police Department will be hosting Safety Day at Centerfest. There will be police vehicles, fire trucks, rescue squads and rescue equipment. There will also be safety displays, police car show to benefit Special Olympics and a child safety seat check. We hope to see you there!
For years, the Neighborhood Awareness program sponsored by the Bedford Police Department has proven to be one of the most effective means of crime prevention available for residents. Now we're initiating Business Watch, a crime prevention alliance of local businesses and their employees and the Bedford Police Department to help reduce and prevent crimes occurring in our business community.
Meetings will be held on the First Wednesday of each month. If you are a business owner or merchant, we encourage you to attend. Together we can work towards securing your business against crime. Please click HERE for a list of upcoming meetings.
For more information about the Business Watch program, contact: Lt. Todd Foreman at 540-587-6011 or by emailing email@example.com.
Business Watch Flyer!
3rd Annual Police Car Show:
Join us for out 3rd Annual Police Car Show! The event will be held during Centerfest on September 29, 2012 from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. at 212 East Main Street (Parking Lot of the Main Street United Methodist Church). There will be law enforcement vehicles from all around the area. The department vehicle with the most votes wins bragging rights and a trophy! Everyone can participate, votes only cost one penny each. This event is sponsored by Southern Police Equipment and all funds raised will be donated to Special Olympics.
To register vehicle entries, law enforcement agencies need to contact Lt. Todd Foreman, Bedford Police Department at: 540-587-6011 or Captain Tim Hayden, Bedford Sheriff's Office at: 540-586-4800.
3rd Annual Car Show Flyer!
Bedford's 3rd Annual Crime Prevention Day:
Come join us as we celebrate safety and crime prevention successes in our community! On October 11th, communities nationwide will be joining forces to heighten crime and drug prevention awareness, strengthen neighborhood spirit and community/police partnership.
A special evening event will be held at the Bedford Farmer's Market on October 11, 2012 from 6:30 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Send a message to criminals letting them know neighborhoods are organized and fighting back! For more information about this event, please contact Bedford Police Department at 540-587-6011 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
3rd Annual Crime Prevention Day Flyer!
Urban Archery Ordinance:
The new urban archery ordinance was passed by city council. Early archery season will begin September 1, 2012. Please click HERE to view the new Urban Archery Ordinance.
Make a difference in your community, show up for Neighborhood Awareness Meetings that are held monthly at the City Municipal building. This program unites residents, police and local organizations in a community-wide effort to reduce residential crime. Please click HERE for a list of upcoming meetings.
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