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The Danville Police Department values feedback from our community. We strive to meet our mission to “provide quality service to the community through a process of continuous improvement.”
Employees receive annual performance and development reviews. Positive job performance and feedback help ensure that employees are meeting or exceeding expectations.
If you wish to commend an officer, please use one of the options below. Anonymous commendations are also accepted.
The City of Danville Police Department takes seriously all complaints regarding the service provided by the Department and the conduct of its members. If you wish to make a complaint about the actions of a Danville police officer or any other aspect of police operations, please use one of the options below.
Your complaint will then be investigated. You may be contacted and asked for additional questions about your complaint. A supervisory officer will assist you in filling out a complaint form if you wish. When your complaint has been investigated, the Chief of Police will review the investigation and write you a letter explaining what has been determined concerning your complaint.
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Information on the new cannabis laws in Virginia can be found at https://www.cannabis.virginia.gov/..
INCIDENT REPORTCome to the Danville Police Department Records Office, Room 115 on the first floor of the Municipal Building, 427 Patton St., Danville, VA 24541. The cost is $5.00 for each report (cash only). Reports are not mailed.
Call 799-6522 to schedule an appointment with the Danville Police Department Records Office, Room 115 on the first floor of the Municipal Building, 427 Patton St., Danville, VA 24541. Fingerprints are taken between the hours of 1:30 pm and 3:45 pm Monday through Friday. The cost of fingerprinting is $10.00 for the first card and $5.00 for each successive card. Payment is accepted in cash only. If you are applying for a job with the City of Danville, there is NO cost involved. *COVID-19 Appointment Screening - please bring a facemask and understand we will be wearing ours also.
Do you have now or have you had within the last 14 days any of the following?
Are you caring for someone who is ill?
Have you been exposed to or being treated for COVID-19?
Have you traveled outside of Virginia in the past two weeks?
A copy of the application can be downloaded from the Virginia State Police website by clicking here or you can pick up a copy at the Danville Circuit Court Clerk's Office. The form and the link below will outline the necessary steps to obtain a permit.
The Police Departments a variety of permits, including but not limited to, second-hand fixtures permits, parade permits, taxi permits, and street closure permits.
Concealed Handgun Permits are processed by the Clerk of Circuit Court.
Follow this link to the Secondhand Building Fixtures Permit Secondhand Building Fixtures Permit
Junk Dealer Annual Permit Application Form
Department of Motor Vehicles
Urban Archery Season September 6 through October 3 and January 4 through March 29, within the incorporated limits of the city of Danville. Danville Guidelines: •Any person discharging a bow must carry written permission from the property owner(s). •No person shall discharge a bow from, over, or across any street, sidewalk, alley, roadway, or public land or public place or toward any building or dwelling in such a manner that an arrow may strike it. •No person shall discharge a bow unless from an elevated position of at least ten (10) feet above the ground. •In addition to the urban archery season, archery deer hunting is also allowed during the early archery season and the general firearms deer season (i.e., from the first Saturday in October through the first Saturday in January). Additional statewide guidelines and restrictions can be found on the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries website at the link below.