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 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.
The Bedford Police Department is seeking applicants for the position of Police Officer. Annual salary range is $34,657.51 - $51,418.67. Candidates with current Virginia law enforcement certification or attending pre-employment certification programs will be given preference. Application packets are available from the Town of Bedford Finance Department at 215 East Main St., Bedford, VA 24523. A complete job description is available by clicking HERE. Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. EOE.
Safety Day at Centerfest:
On September 28, 2013 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!
Please click HERE for the 2013 Police Car Show Flyer!
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 4th Annual Crime Prevention Day:
Come join us as we celebrate safety and crime prevention successes in our community! On October 10th, 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 10, 2013 from 6:00 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 email@example.com.
4th Annual Crime Prevention Day Flyer!
Urban Archery Ordinance:
The new urban archery ordinance was passed by town council. Early archery season will begin September 1, 2013. 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 Town 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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