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    LPD Mission Statement

    The mission of the Lynchburg Police Department is “We partner with our community and protect our citizens, while respecting the rights and dignity of all persons.” Everything we do is centered on this statement and we ultimately accomplish this by:

    • Providing a safe environment for the community
    • Developing our personnel and fostering strong internal relationships
    • Investing in community relationships and partnerships
    Our intentional focus on accountability, buy-in and collaboration within the department and the community helps ensure our success.

    2019 Annual Report  /    LPD Community Engagement Activities / Programs   /  LPD Organization Chart

    Contact Chief Zuidema:

    Call.png (434) 455-6045
    Mail.png ryan.zuidema@lynchburgva.gov