• Agency Overview


    The Prince William County Police Department aims to deliver efficient and effective police services through a shared responsibility with our community that enhances the quality of life and strengthens public trust. The Department is a nationally accredited law enforcement agency providing 24/7 coverage to residents, business owners, and visitors in Prince William County. With an authorized strength of over 700 sworn officers, the Department is comprised of four divisions and 13 bureaus, including patrol services, specialty units, and investigative and support resources.

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    5036 Davis Ford Rd.
    Woodbridge, Virginia 22192

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    Contact Us

    For emergencies, always dial 9-1-1 or the non-emergency number at 703-792-6500 for officer response. You can also visit one of our district stations to speak to an officer in person.

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    County Crime Map

    The Police Department offers current community members, prospective residents, and business owners the opportunity to explore police calls and crime in their neighborhood.

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    Court Information

    There are three separate courts serving Prince William County which are housed at the Judicial Center in Manassas. You can get more information on court dates and how/where to pay fines.

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    Emergency Alerts

    PWC Alerts is an emergency notification system used by Prince William County government to send emergency alerts, non-emergency updates, as well as automated weather notifications.

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    Animal Shelter & Services

    The Prince William County Animal Control Bureau adopts out a wide variety of animals. Learn more about our shelter, available pets for adoption, and the services we offer to residents.


Prince William County Code outlines the specifications for acceptable noise in neighborhoods and business areas. The Police Department is responsible for enforcement of this code and is committed to ensure violations are addressed promptly.
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**NEW PAYMENT PROCESS EFFECTIVE JULY 12, 2021** Parking complaints are one of the most common complaints received by the Department. We ask residents for your patience as these matters are prioritized and addressed. Learn more about how to file a complaint.
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Need to obtain a Criminal History Background Check? We have you covered. Background checks can be completed in person or through mail.
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The Police Department offers County residents fingerprinting services through our Licensing Section located in Manassas. You must have an appointment in order to be fingerprinted. This service is not available for immigration purposes.
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