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It is the mission of the Albemarle County Police Department's Traffic Unit to conduct investigations of motor vehicle accidents, re-construct fatal motor vehicle accidents, and to increase safety on the public roadways of Albemarle County by utilizing selective enforcement operations and strategies to enforce traffic laws and raise the public awareness of the need to drive safely.  Our Traffic Unit is currently staffed with six officers, one sergeant and a commanding lieutenant.


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As of 9/2018


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Albemarle County Police Department
1600 5th Street, Suite D
Charlottesville, VA 22902
FAX: 434-972-4061
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