Precinct 1

A large brick building with a flag in front of it.

About the Precinct

230 East Washington Street, Suffolk, Virginia 23434.

 Located in the heart of downtown, Suffolk Police Precinct 1 is responsible for 310 of the City's 430 square miles. The precinct covers 10 of the Departments 17 patrol districts comprising of 46% of the City's population.

It is staffed with 57 sworn officers and handles 55% to 60% of citizen calls for service received by the Department. Officers participate in numerous community related activities to include crime prevention, civic league attendance, and home owner association participation.

About Captain Wise

Captain Michael Wise joined the Suffolk Police Department on April 16, 1999 and has worked in various areas of the Department to include Uniform Patrol, Professional Standards, Special Operations and Administration. 

During Captain Wise’s time with the Department, he has held a numerous specialized certifications to include Evidence Technician, Field Training Officer, SWAT Operator, General Instructor and Certified Crisis/Hostage Negotiator. 

Captain Wise earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice – Law Enforcement Administration from Youngstown State University.

Captain Wise

Precinct 1 Boundary Map

Precinct I Map Updated 10.1.2019