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Administrative Headquarters

VSP, Administrative HeadquartersPhysical address:

7700 Midlothian Turnpike
North Chesterfield, VA 23235

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 27472 Richmond, VA 23261
Phone: (804) 674-2000

Fax: (804) 674-2936

The Office Locations page provides contact information for the State Police offices throughout the state.

The Quick Search Topics page provides easy access to frequently requested information.
Directions for sending an e-mail:

Directions for sending an e-mail:

You may use the information links (below)
to contact us by e-mail. 


Questions concerning Department policy and procedure.

Commercial Vehicle

Commercial vehicle rules and regulations.

Criminal Activity

Questions about crime or to report criminal activity; to report wanted persons in Virginia. 

Criminal History

Information about criminal history background checks. (You must provide your name, daytime telephone, e-mail and postal addresses.)


Questions about drugs or to report drug activity.


Employment opportunities, applications, and requirements.


Summary of the applicable laws governing the use, possession, and transportation of firearms in Virginia.

General Questions

Questions that do not apply to the choices above. Your mail will be forwarded to appropriate personnel to answer.

Sex Offender Registry

Comments link on SOR web.

Traffic Related

Traffic or summons related questions.

Vehicle Equipment

Approved equipment (lights, traction devices, window tinting, etc.) on passenger cars, vans, and pickup trucks; emergency vehicle equipment; tow truck certifications.

Virginia's Missing Children Clearinghouse Virginia’s center for missing children administered through the Virginia Department of State Police.

Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Rights and Responsibilities

NOTE:  Virginia State Police employees cannot give legal advice, nor interpret the law for members of the public.  Information within this Web site is provided for general guidance purposes only and may not apply to all factual situations.  Persons needing legal advice may contact Virginia Lawyer Referral Service at 1-800-552-7977 to be referred to a private attorney for a 30-minute consultation for a pre-paid fee of $35.00.