Help Wanted

CHIEF OF POLICE POSITION The Town of Louisa is steeped in history and is a community where citizens and neighbors can enjoy small town living with vibrant businesses and growing residential neighborhoods.  The Town of Louisa has approximately 1600 residents, and is located in Central… Read More


Louisa Police Department 219 East Main Street Louisa, VA 23093 Phone: (540) 967-3011 * Fax: (540) 967-3266 March 17, 2020 TO ALL CITIZENS OF THE TOWN OF LOUISA AND SURROUNDING AREAS: Chief A. T. Leary and Staff announce, that due to the current state of… Read More

Scam Safety Tips

In light of all the scams that are popping up either by the phone or over the computer, we feel that it is important to pass on some suggestions of things to do and not to do to protect yourself and your identity. If you… Read More

Calling to pose as IRS

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… Read More

TXT Language

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… Read More

Commercial Security

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… Read More

“Save Lives… Not Seconds”

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… Read More

Contracting Scams

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… Read More

Unsolved Mysteries

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… Read More

Fraudulent Alarm System Sales

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… Read More