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About 100 people gathered at City Hall for the 27th annual memorial service for friends and family of homicide victims. more

Dec 15, 2017 4:36 PM News

Alfred Durham has gone above and beyond the role of police chief, playing, at various times, mentor, father figure and community activist to the city’s neediest neighborhoods. more

Dec 14, 2017 10:50 AM Features

Vying for Richmond sheriff are Democratic nominee Antionette Irving, independent candidates Nicole Jackson and Emmett Jafari, and write-in candidate Carol Adams more

Nov 1, 2017 11:09 AM , Politics

A former police sergeant known for outreach work, Carol Adams is running a write-in campaign to be Richmond's next sheriff. more

Oct 30, 2017 11:00 AM Politics

A gunshot-locating system will help Richmond officers respond to violent crime. more

Sep 28, 2017 3:37 PM NEWS & FEATURES

A pro-Confederate-heritage group that demonstrated on Monument Avenue on Saturday was met by a large gathering of counter-protesters who marched from the Maggie Walker statue to Stuart Circle. more

Sep 16, 2017 6:00 PM News

In anticipation of a demonstration Saturday by a neo-Confederate group that wants to see the monument to Gen. Robert E. Lee stay in place on Monument Avenue, police are advising Richmonders to avoid the area and vowing to arrest lawbreakers. more

Sep 15, 2017 12:15 PM News

Richmond Police Department programs invest in the future of local youth. more

Jul 23, 2017 6:30 AM Sunday Story

A cadre of care-givers helping a Montpelier mom in her recovery after she was struck by a car while jogging will be honored Saturday at the VCU Shining Knight Gala. more

May 5, 2017 3:33 PM Health

Richmond City Council approves funding for 40 police recruits, but delays vote on proposed Grace Street Tower. more

Dec 13, 2016 10:15 AM News

Police department tip line nets 14 illegal firearms. more

Sep 29, 2016 9:26 AM News

On Monday, 13 of the 30 protesters were arrested after refusing to step off of Interstate 95 during a Black Lives Matter demonstration more

Jul 19, 2016 12:57 PM NEWS & FEATURES

Richmond Police Chief Alfred Durham urges patience in the wake of shootings in Texas, Louisiana and Minnesota. more

Jul 8, 2016 7:30 PM News 1 Comments

New state laws in effect July 1 more

Jun 30, 2016 12:12 PM News

Photos and details from the midst of the madness during the Cherry Blossom Music Festival Riot of 1974, as told by Harry "The Hat" Kollatz Jr. more

Mar 29, 2016 1:40 PM History

In the era of #BlackLivesMatter, Richmond’s Police Department and its Young Adult Police Commission seek mutual understanding. more

Nov 1, 2015 6:30 AM Sunday Story

A Richmond police staffer feels the sting of the questionable Facebook post more

Oct 21, 2015 10:27 AM NEWS & FEATURES 5 Comments

Twenty-one years after the discovery of an old medical school well filled with the bones of men, women and children — most of them African-American — a descendant community grapples with how to right a wrong. more

Sep 8, 2015 3:01 PM Features 1 Comments

In a changed city and media climate, The Richmond Free Press moves into a future without founder Ray Boone more

Aug 12, 2015 10:14 AM Features 2 Comments

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