Message from the Chief

Welcome to the Suffolk Police Department website. We greatly appreciate you taking the time to visit our page. We believe that you will find within it a reaffirmation of our unwavering commitment to providing the citizens of Suffolk with the very best in law enforcement excellence, compassion and commitment. I am immensely proud to lead this dedicated and talented group of service providers, made up of men and women from all walks of life. We are very proud to be leaders in technology, innovation, training and quality law enforcement service.
Chief Alfred S. Chandler
Our strategic plan (PDF) and 10 year vision plan (PDF) has been crafted to address the staffing, technology and capital improvement needs facing our Department based on economic, residential and crime patterns. This document, updated with regularity, will help guide the Department and enable us to meet the challenges of the future.

Our Department obtained CALEA Accreditation in 2013. The Accreditation process has enhanced our professionalism, and improved our performance and service delivery to our community. We continue to review and ensure that our policies and procedures meet professional standards to ensure state of the art service to our citizens and continued reaccreditation based on national policing standards.

Please enjoy getting to know us, and our vision for police services for our City.
Alfred S. Chandler
Chief of Police