How can I report criminal activity in my neighborhood?
For any life threatening emergencies, you should dial 9-1-1. For non- emergencies, you may call the Richmond Police Department at 233-1214 or the Neighborhood Services Team for your specific area at 620-6640. After notifying the Richmond Police Department, you may contact the following services:
Hate Crime:
Immediately report any threat or violent act upon a person, for the reasons of race, sexual orientation, age, religion, etc.
Adult Protective Services of Contra Costa County, 925-335-8780, when the welfare of an elder or dependent adult is endangered or Children’s Protective Services of Contra Costa County 510-374-3324.
For graffiti removal offered by the City of Richmond call 231-3010.
Reckless drivers/speeders:
Report the license plate number or other identifying information of the vehicle or persons involved.
Illegally parked vehicles:
Under certain Richmond Municipal Codes and Vehicle Codes, the illegally parked vehicle can be cited and/or towed. Be prepared to supply identifying information about the vehicle.

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1. What is the Graffiti, Illegal Dumping and Blight Hotline?
2. How can I obtain a copy of a police report or a traffic accident report?
3. I will be out of town for a week. Will the police watch my home?
4. How can I get my car out of impound?
5. When does the Police Department do public fingerprinting?
6. How can I get a police employee to speak to my group?
7. How can I get a copy of my criminal record?
8. How can I find out if I have a warrant?
9. How can I check on the status of my criminal investigation?
10. How can I volunteer for the Richmond Police Department?
11. How do I start a Neighborhood Watch or obtain crime prevention information?
12. Can I go on a police ride-along?
13. Can I get involved in Police Explorers Program?
14. How can I become involved in the Police Activities League?
15. How can I obtain a restraining order?
16. Where can I get information about my traffic citation?
17. I need to find the phone number for a particular section/unit within the Police Department.
18. Where is the Police Department located?
19. What is the history of the Police Department?
20. How do I find out if someone has been arrested?
21. What can I do about my noisy neighbors?
22. How can I report criminal activity in my neighborhood?
23. How can I commend or complain about a Richmond Police Department employee?
24. How can I obtain neighborhood crime statistics?
25. What is Megan’s Law and how can I find out if a sex offender lives in my neighborhood?
26. Where can I request a Richmond Police patch?
27. How do I report a missing person?