New, Tips & Alerts

Calling to pose as IRS
April 1, 2016

Throughout 2015 – 2016 our agency has received many complaints from the citizens in Louisa informing us they have received calls from individuals identifying themselves as being with the Internal Revenue Service ( IRS ). In nearly all the cases the caller will inform the Louisa resident they are delinquent in their taxes or owe…
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TXT Language
March 8, 2016

TXT Language Know the Language Parents-- in an attempt to assist you in understanding what your child may be saying and or being told while texting or chatting…please note the following common abbreviations. These are but a few examples of the acronyms used for the new language of texting and chatting. A   •  …
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Commercial Security
March 8, 2016

To help you avoid the unpleasant experience of burglary, we’ve created a list of practical theft prevention tips:   • Light all exterior points of entry with permanent fixtures that are difficult to reach or tamper with. • Light the interior of your business enough that someone outside the building could see someone inside. •…
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“Save Lives… Not Seconds”
March 1, 2016

The officers of the Louisa Police Department want to focus your attention on our crosswalks. By increasing awareness as to the responsibilities of the driver and the pedestrian we hope to make your experience here in Louisa a pleasant one. § 46.2-924 of the Code of Virginia outlines the responsibilities related to crosswalks. The following…
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Contracting Scams
March 1, 2016

On August 23, 2011 the Town of Louisa was struck by an earthquake in the 5 + magnitude range. The police department’s staff all returned to the town and began to do a mixture of foot and neighborhood patrols looking for damaged houses and gas or water leaks. During the coming weeks damage assessments will…
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Unsolved Mysteries
March 1, 2016

If you have any information on the following crime(s), please call (540) 967-1234 and ask for the Louisa Police Officer On duty or click the link. All information will be kept confidential. On November 7, 2010 at approximately 2:00 am the Louisa police department responded to a call for assistance at the Pine Ridge Apartment…
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Fraudulent Alarm System Sales
February 9, 2016

There have been reports of people going door to door selling alarm systems. They may try to replace your existing system by giving false information. Reputable alarm companies do not solicit door to door for business. If someone comes to your door wanting to inspect or sell you an alarm system, do not let them…
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Take Heed of Counterfeit Money
February 9, 2016

The Town of Louisa Police Department has seen an increase in the quantity of counterfeit U.S. currency in recent weeks. Currently, LPD in conjunction with Louisa County Sheriff’s Office are aggressively pursuing these cases which have stemmed from Town and County wide businesses. At this time both agencies have experienced or recovered counterfeit money in…
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A report from the Assessment Work Group to the GRACE Task Force
February 1, 2016

I think it’s important for parents to review the research as to what attracts our youth to participate and get involved in gangs. The exposure and at what age the youth begin to hear and become familiar with gangs in our community and schools. While this research was done in Ch’ville and Albemarle, the principles…
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