News Center Stay up-to-date on the latest news from the City of Virginia Beach. SearchSearch by Date RangeStart End View News by Category All NewsAgricultureAquarium and MuseumsBudget & Management ServicesCity AttorneyCity AuditorCity ClerkCity ManagerCity TreasurerCommissioner of the RevenueCommonwealth's AttorneyCommunications OfficeConvention and Visitors BureauCourtsCultural AffairsEconomic DevelopmentEmergency Communications & Citizen ServicesEmergency Medical ServicesFinanceFireHousing & Neighborhood PreservationHuman Resources (City)Human ServicesInformation TechnologyParks & RecreationPlanningPolicePublic HealthPublic LibrariesPublic UtilitiesPublic WorksReal Estate AssessorStrategic Growth AreaVolunteer ResourcesVoter RegistrarCurrent Category Police Page Content Crime Prevention ChronicleTuesday, March 04, 2014Please see our Winter/Spring 2014 edition of the “Crime Prevention Chronicle” newsletter. Special thanks to our Crime Prevention Unit volunteers for the outstanding job compiling this edition. Enjoy! Violent and Property Crimes Decline in 2013Thursday, February 13, 2014The 2013 Part I Crime rate for Virginia Beach was 26.7 crimes per 1,000 residents, the lowest since 1964. The crime rate for 2013 was calculated using the July 1 estimates from The Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service. Part I Crimes include both violent crimes -- h … Senior Citizen's Police AcademyThursday, February 06, 2014 The Virginia Beach Police Department is proud to announce the 21st Session of the Senior Citizens’ Police Academy. The session will run from April 2, 2014 – May 21, 2014. The sessions will be held every Wednesday mornings from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon at … False Alarm Reduction - Phase TwoTuesday, December 10, 2013The Virginia Beach Police Department is announcing the implementation of phase two of the False Alarm Reduction Program, effective January 1, 2014. The goal of the False Alarm Reduction Program is to reduce the number of false alarms generated by alarm owners and opera … Contact InformationCommunications Office(757) firstname.lastname@example.org(757) 427-5978 VB311(757) 385-3111VB311@vbgov.comVB311 Site More News Releases Can't find what you are looking for? View a complete list of Virginia Beach news releases.