The Department's Accountant and Administrative Specialist perform a variety of financial and administrative duties in support of the Chief of Police and all commands of the department.
Central Records Unit - (757) 385-4331
The Records Unit is responsible for the following functions:
- Conducts background checks for concealed handgun permits
- Conducts background checks for permits and criminal history requests. This information is subject to audit at any time by the State Police.
- Coordinate, with the Neighborhood Preservation Code Enforcement Division, the processing and removal of abandoned vehicles.
- Billing of false burglar alarms through the Treasurer's Office
Logistical Support has two main units: the Property and Evidence Unit and the Uniform & Supply Unit.
Property & Evidence Unit - (757) 385-4578
The Virginia Beach Police Property & Evidence unit manages all items that come into the possession of the Police Department including tracking all movement of the items through a computerized evidence management system, checking items out to court and forensic labs, returning items to owners and disposal of unneeded items. Once items are in the Property & Evidence they can only be checked out or returned to an owner at the express written permission of the case officer.
Uniform & Supply Unit - (757) 385-8185
The Uniform & Supply Unit is responsible for the purchasing and issuing of police uniforms, supplies and most equipment for the Police Department.
Office of Planning & Analysis
The Office of Planning & Analysis provides various administrative support functions and staff assistance to the Chief of Police and other police and city personnel. Some of the functions of this office include research and development, crime mapping analysis, web development and support, various reports on crime statistics, and other related materials.
The Payroll Unit prepares the payroll twice monthly and maintains personnel files and leave records on each department employee.