Richmond police

Getty Images
Jeff Katz
November 14, 2019 - 5:32 pm
A Richmond man saw his dream come true two weeks ago after dropping more than 200 pounds in his quest to become a Richmond police officer. Romar Lyle used to weigh over 400 pounds, but is now down to 222 and graduated from the Richmond Police Academy on Nov. 1 in an incredible story of...
Read More
(Photo Credit: Richmond Police)
WRVA News
November 14, 2019 - 1:02 pm
RICHMOND, VA -- Richmond Police detectives need the public's help to identify the individual in the photos who is believed to be a suspect in a theft from a motor vehicle and credit card fraud that happened last month. Between 9:45 a.m and 10:45 a.m. on Sunday, October 13, an unknown suspect broke...
Read More
Richmond Police Dept.
WRVA News
November 01, 2019 - 1:52 pm
Richmond, Va. (Newsradiowrva.com) - After five months, Richmond Police say they have finally arrested two suspects in the shooting death of nine-year old Markiya Dickson in Carter Jones Park. Dickson was attending a cookout in the park Memoiral Day weekend when police say shooting erupted near the...
Read More
Getty Images
Jeff Katz
June 27, 2019 - 1:10 pm
Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney announced Wednesday that City of Richmond Interim Police Chief William Smith would remain permanently in that position, according to ABC 8News . Stoney made the announcement at a press conference at Richmond Police headquarters. BREAKING: Richmond Mayor @LevarStoney has...
Read More
June 26, 2019 - 4:38 pm
Richmond. Va. (Newsradiowrva.com) - Richmond's new police chief, is the same as its interim chief. Mayor Levar Stoney has removed the interim tag from Chief William Smith, making him Richmond's newest head of police. Stoney says Smith is the first to be promoted from within in 50 years. Smith says...
Read More
News Radio 1140 WRVA
June 03, 2019 - 4:33 pm
Richmond, Va. (Newsradiowrva.com) - The Richmond Police Department is investigating several reports of sexual battery in the Fan and Museum Districts. Between approximately 3:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 30th, officers responded to the following areas for reports of sexual battery: 900...
Read More
(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
April 04, 2019 - 6:54 pm
Richmond, Va. (Newsradiowwrva.com) - A 15-year veteran of the Richmond Police force will face remedial training, discipline, and reassignment to another area of the city, after a confrontation with students outside Albert Hill Middle School March 28th. In the confrontation, the unnamed officer is...
Read More
News Radio 1140 WRVA
February 02, 2019 - 11:56 am
Richmond, VA. (WRVA) - A death investigation is underway in the city of Richmond. Richmond Police sent out the following information: The Richmond Police Department is conducting a death investigation after a male was found down and unresponsive this morning in the Fan neighborhood. At...
Read More
Richmond Police Department
January 14, 2019 - 3:24 pm
Richmond, VA (WRVA) - The Richmond Police Department has arrested Irvin Bowles, 34, of the 1200 block of Decatur Street on charges related to a homicide that occurred in November of last year on Decatur Street. Bowles was indicted last week for first degree murder and use of a cutting instrument in...
Read More
News Radio 1140 WRVA
January 12, 2019 - 6:41 am
Richmond, VA (WRVA) - The Richmond Police Department is investigating a shooting death that occurred Friday evening in the City’s Whitcomb Court area. At approximately 7:29 pm, officers were called to the 2400 block of Carmine St for the report of gunfire in area. When law enforcement personnel...
Read More

Pages