New, Tips & Alerts


May 22, 2020

The Louisa Police Department wishes everyone a safe and enjoyable weekend, and Memorial Day.  Please don't drink and drive, make sure you buckle up, and remember to practice social distancing and safety measures as we all try to prevent the spread of the Coronavirus. We appreciate those who have sacrificed for our country.  May God…
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COVID-19
March 18, 2020

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 emergency, the following polices have been implemented by the Louisa…
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Scam Safety Tips
March 28, 2017

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 receive phone calls: If you have caller ID and you…
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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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