Dumfries Police Department
18130 Triangle Shopping Plaza
Dumfries, Virginia 22026

Chief of Police Rebecca Edwards


Compliment / Complaint Procedure

Dumfries Police Organizational Chart

Application For Police Officer;  Click Here


Captain Jose Vazquez



National Night Out:  Click here.

Never leave children in a vehicle; Click here.

Report Suspicious Activity; Click Here.

Trailer parking in the Town of Dumfries; Click here

Neighborhood and Business Community Liaisons; Click Here

Department Mission

The Dumfries Police Department is committed to providing professional, effective, and courteous public service by working in partnership with the community under the rule of law to create a safe environment and improve the quality of life for all of our citizens in an atmosphere of mutual understanding, cooperation, respect, and integrity. We will strive for excellence in all we do and make every effort possible to earn and maintain the confidence and trust of the community we proudly serve.

FY15 Goals

  • Goal 1: Continue to improve neighborhood and business relationships with the police department.

Objective 1: Continue foot patrol and non-enforcement contact within the residential and business communities.

Objective 2: Expand the department’s community outreach initiative.

Objective 3: Distribute safety tips and information to citizens and businesses.


  • Goal 2: Improve pedestrian and motorist safety.

Objective 1: Increase enforcement of traffic laws to decrease unsafe driving behavior.

Objective 2: Continue directed patrols to address community concerns and identified traffic issues.

Objective 3: Continue to apply for safety and enforcement grants.


  • Goal 3: Maintain a professional and effective police department.

Objective 1: Increase the percentage of calls for service handled by the police department.

Objective 2: Continue to provide staff training improve services to the Town’s diverse neighborhoods and businesses.

Objective 3: Design and implement programs that address identified community needs.


Ticket Information

For additional information on parking tickets, moving violations and all other tickets issued by the Town of Dumfries Police Department, please call 703-221-1111.


Administrative Staff: Penny Shaffer and Bettina Cannon


Town of Dumfries School Resource Officer

Ofc Moody


Town of Dumfries Police Officers

Ofc Arnsparger, Ofc Sims, Ofc Garcia, Ofc Moody and Sgt Fink


2016 Bike Team

2016 Bike Patrol


New Police Department Members

Sgt. Lloyd


Officer Recruit J. Mangan