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Portsmouth, Virginia Jail and Mugshot Information

Portsmouth, Virginia, is a city in southeastern Virginia, and it has a population of 96,470 people. Portsmouth is an independent city and is not included in a county. Portsmouth has a council-manager form of government. The Mayor of the city is John L. Rowe, Jr. The City Manager is Dr. L. Pettis Patton.

City of Portsmouth
801 Crawford Street
Portsmouth, VA 23704
757-393-8000

Portsmouth City Website

John L. Rowe, Jr., Mayor
757-393-8746

Dr. L. Pettis Patton, City Manager
757-393-8641

For the year 2016, Portsmouth had a crime index of 528.4, which is higher than the United States national crime index of 280.5. During that year, there were 14 murders in Portsmouth. There were 448 assaults, 235 robberies, and 61 rapes. There were also 1,208 reported burglaries, 3,707 reported thefts, 458 reported auto thefts, and 9 reported arsons. As of March 2019, there were 424 registered sex offenders living in Portsmouth. The ratio of residents to registered sex offenders was 229 to 1.

For the year 2016, there were 6,125 crimes reported in Portsmouth, which gave the city a crime rate of 6,440 per 100,000 persons. This is higher than the Virginia state crime rate of 2,001 per 100,000 persons and the United States national crime rate of 2,745 per 100,000 persons. Property crime was the most common crime in Portsmouth.

Portsmouth, Virginia Police Station Information

The Portsmouth Police Department is located on Crawford Street, and the Interim Chief of Police is Angela Greene. Divisions within the department include administration, investigations, professional standards, and uniform patrol.

Portsmouth Police Department
711 Crawford Street
Portsmouth, Virginia 23704
757-393-5300

Portsmouth Police Dept
Portsmouth Police Facebook

Inmates are held at the Portsmouth City Jail. Visits are by video only, and are scheduled from 6 pm to 9 pm on Monday-Friday, with the schedule depending on the inmate’s housing assignment. Additional offsite visits may be possible.

Portsmouth City Jail
701 Crawford Street
Portsmouth, Virginia 23704
757-393-8210

Portsmouth City Jail

Police Records Requests in Portsmouth, Virginia

Records from the Portsmouth Police Department can be requested by contacting the Records Unit.

Records Unit
757-393-8814

Portsmouth Records Unit

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