Table 26

VIRGINIA

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees

by City, 2016

City Population Total law
enforcement
employees
Total
officers
Total
civilians
Abingdon 8,105 28 25 3
Alexandria 155,319 409 317 92
Altavista 3,478 13 13 0
Amherst 2,206 4 4 0
Appalachia 1,655 5 5 0
Ashland 7,559 28 25 3
Bedford 6,556 25 23 2
Berryville 4,323 8 7 1
Big Stone Gap 5,378 14 13 1
Blacksburg 44,528 71 61 10
Blackstone 3,467 12 9 3
Bloxom 384 1 1 0
Bluefield 5,247 22 17 5
Boykins 539 2 2 0
Bridgewater 5,939 9 9 0
Bristol 16,908 72 52 20
Broadway 3,831 5 5 0
Brookneal 1,120 2 2 0
Buena Vista 6,576 17 16 1
Burkeville 408 1 1 0
Cape Charles 1,019 3 3 0
Cedar Bluff 1,064 3 3 0
Charlottesville 46,979 157 124 33
Chase City 2,285 10 9 1
Chatham 1,482 3 3 0
Chesapeake 236,570 501 387 114
Chilhowie 1,733 6 6 0
Chincoteague 2,909 14 10 4
Christiansburg 22,134 65 59 6
Clarksville 1,199 8 7 1
Clifton Forge 3,713 12 10 2
Clintwood 1,309 4 4 0
Coeburn 1,982 8 8 0
Colonial Beach 3,589 11 10 1
Colonial Heights 17,814 56 52 4
Covington 5,570 27 17 10
Crewe 2,225 6 5 1
Culpeper 17,733 52 44 8
Damascus 799 4 4 0
Danville 41,686 132 124 8
Dayton 1,598 7 6 1
Dublin 2,719 9 8 1
Dumfries 5,263 6 5 1
Elkton 2,826 7 6 1
Emporia 5,382 32 22 10
Exmore 1,443 6 6 0
Fairfax City 24,173 83 63 20
Falls Church 14,124 41 31 10
Farmville 8,159 28 26 2
Franklin 8,423 37 25 12
Fredericksburg 28,823 91 66 25
Front Royal 15,193 47 37 10
Galax 6,858 40 24 16
Gate City 1,937 5 5 0
Glade Spring 1,452 3 3 0
Glen Lyn 116 1 1 0
Gordonsville 1,595 7 7 0
Gretna 1,243 3 3 0
Grottoes 2,776 6 6 0
Grundy 970 6 6 0
Halifax 1,243 5 5 0
Hampton 135,504 393 271 122
Harrisonburg 52,972 113 95 18
Haymarket 2,019 7 6 1
Haysi 470 2 2 0
Herndon 24,806 70 55 15
Hillsville 2,666 14 13 1
Honaker 1,382 4 3 1
Hopewell 22,204 80 61 19
Hurt 1,269 2 2 0
Independence 923 2 2 0
Jonesville 968 4 4 0
Kenbridge 1,220 5 5 0
Kilmarnock 1,428 5 5 0
La Crosse 586 1 1 0
Lawrenceville 1,019 6 6 0
Lebanon 3,323 13 12 1
Leesburg 53,016 83 68 15
Lexington 7,264 19 17 2
Louisa 1,633 6 6 0
Luray 4,817 13 12 1
Lynchburg 80,215 198 172 26
Manassas 42,267 119 92 27
Manassas Park 15,912 43 34 9
Marion 5,956 22 20 2
Martinsville 13,553 51 46 5
Middleburg 835 6 6 0
Middletown 1,324 3 3 0
Mount Jackson 2,051 5 5 0
Narrows 1,940 5 5 0
New Market 2,220 5 5 0
Newport News 181,676 547 410 137
Norfolk 245,734 811 718 93
Norton 3,911 25 17 8
Occoquan 1,042 1 1 0
Onancock 1,260 5 5 0
Onley 516 5 5 0
Orange 4,992 16 14 2
Parksley 840 3 3 0
Pearisburg 2,655 7 7 0
Pembroke 1,073 3 3 0
Pennington Gap 1,793 9 8 1
Petersburg 32,293 120 93 27
Pocahontas 376 4 4 0
Poquoson 11,975 25 24 1
Portsmouth 95,813 312 231 81
Pound 957 5 5 0
Pulaski 8,855 31 27 4
Purcellville 9,547 16 14 2
Quantico 548 1 1 0
Radford 17,504 49 37 12
Remington 634 1 1 0
Rich Creek 744 1 1 0
Richlands 5,443 22 17 5
Richmond 222,430 802 680 122
Roanoke 99,978 292 245 47
Rocky Mount 4,803 23 21 2
Salem 25,396 85 62 23
Saltville 2,022 6 6 0
Shenandoah 2,334 6 5 1
Smithfield 8,418 25 21 4
South Boston 7,944 31 28 3
South Hill 4,503 18 16 2
Stanley 1,649 3 3 0
Staunton 24,399 62 46 16
Stephens City 1,962 3 3 0
St. Paul 910 6 6 0
Strasburg 6,622 19 17 2
Suffolk 88,342 243 182 61
Tangier 726 1 1 0
Tappahannock 2,387 10 9 1
Tazewell 4,378 17 15 2
Timberville 2,618 6 6 0
Victoria 1,668 4 4 0
Vienna 16,679 48 37 11
Vinton 8,266 25 23 2
Virginia Beach 453,017 951 779 172
Warrenton 9,953 26 24 2
Warsaw 1,492 4 4 0
Waverly 2,057 11 6 5
Waynesboro 21,464 53 42 11
Weber City 1,251 4 4 0
West Point 3,336 10 9 1
Williamsburg 15,256 40 37 3
Winchester 27,363 96 72 24
Windsor 2,681 6 6 0
Wise 3,093 13 12 1
Woodstock 5,277 18 16 2
Wytheville 8,097 39 29 10

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