Press Release & FOIA 

Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Rights and Responsibilities 

Where to Send A FOIA Request or Questions Regarding FOIA:

  Ashland Police Department 
                                   FOIA Officer: Captain A. Troy Aronhalt 
                                                 601 England Street 
                                                 Ashland, VA 23005 
                                            Telephone: 804-798-1227 
                                                  Fax: 804-798-8739 

The Ashland Police Department maintains records that deal with day to day operations. Those day to day records include, but are not limited to: 
    1) FR-300 (accident reports for those involved or financially interested parties); 
    2) Traffic Citations; 
    3) Certain Incident Reports; 
    4) Limited Information Regarding Criminal Arrests. 

Any individual can request information. A request for records can be made by U.S. Mail, fax, e-mail, in person, or over the phone. FOIA does not require that your request be in writing, nor do you need to specifically state that you are requesting records under FOIA. 

For a full explanation of Freedom of Information Act Rights and Responsibilities click here.

For APD’s Crime Statistics and our CrimeReports mapping feature providing information for reports taken in Ashland for the last 30 days click


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2018 Press Releases

02.27.18 Ashland PD Seeks Help with Cold Case Homicide Investigation on Crime’s 16th Anniversary

02.15.18 Ashland PD Seeks Assistance to Identify Vandalism Suspects

02.05.18 Ashland PD Announces Vulture Nuisance Abatement Effort

01.30.18 Ashland PD Makes Arrest in Shooting

01.29.18 Ashland PD Makes Arrest in Thefts from Vehicles at Hotels