Police Department


Welcome to the Ashland Police Department

The Ashland Police Department is a full service law enforcement agency that provides 24-hour service to its citizens. The Ashland Police Department works in partnership with the Hanover County Sheriff's Office  
to provide quality police services to its residents and businesses. 

 

Click here for an introduction to our agency by Chief Goodman.
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Ashland PD Presents “Kona-with-a-Cop” on Tuesday, August 23

Today, Tuesday, August 23 from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., Ashland police officers, in conjunction with Kona Ice Richmond, will be patrolling Ashland’s streets with the Kona ice truck. We will be sharing FREE shaved ice treats for kids with stops in various neighborhoods. We will begin at the South Taylor Street Park area and move across town to Cottage Green Drive.
 
Come out and enjoy cool ice treats to beat the summer heat!
 

 

Ashland Lodging Ordinance Revision

Frequently Asked Questions


The much discussed changes to the Town's Lodging Ordinance go into effect on July 1, 2016. You can find the answers to these frequently asked questions about the Ordinance changes here..


Preventing Identity Theft

 

If your wallet, purse or personal identity information has been stolen or lost consider the following steps to protect yourself:

  

  • Identify what was in your wallet. Consider all cards and information, not just credit cards and driver´s license. Was your Social Security card or number in your wallet?
  • Place a fraud alert with each credit reporting agency if your social security number or credit/debit cards are involved:

              Experian                         Equifax                       TransUnion

  • Monitor your credit report and review it for unauthorized account openings or any fraudulent address information. Contact any unrecognized creditors for any unauthorized accounts immediately.
  • Contact all credit issuers to request replacement cards with new account numbers.
  • Monitor bills for any fraudulent activity on any accounts.
  • If you have lost a check cashing card, checkbook, savings account information or debit (ATM) cards, close the account and open a new account with a new number.
  • Password protect all compromised accounts so that additional names and addresses cannot be added without authorization.
  • Keep a log of all correspondence and conversations. Keep copies of correspondence.
  • If your driver’s license was stolen, go to Virginia DMV for information on replacing it.
  • If you think you have become a victim of identity theft go to the Virginia Attorney General's Website for resources from the Virginia Attorney General’s Office on how to prevent further damage.
  • If you have lost a supermarket club card, cancel the card and request a new one.
  • For all other lost/missing information, including library or video rental cards or any other cards with membership or insurance coverage information, contact the issuing company, notify them of the loss and request a new card.


JOIN US FOR "COFFEE WITH A COP"
Our "Coffee with a Cop" program provides an opportunity for the Ashland Police Department and community members to come together to discuss community issues, build relationships, and drink coffee. Coffee with a Cop provides a unique forum for community members to ask questions and learn more about the department’s work in Ashland’s neighborhoods.

APD plans to host Coffee with a Cop meetings regularly to build partnerships in our community. For more information click
here.


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The Ashland Police Department wants to remind our community that disasters can strike at any time and anyplace. We want our community to prepare themselves and their family so that they will be ready should a disaster strike. Below are three steps that everyone should take to prepare for an emergency.

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We want you to learn more about these steps so please take the time to visit www.ReadyVirginia.gov and www.Ready.gov to learn more about being prepared.

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