HUPD : How Are We Doing?

The Hampton University Police Department (HUPD) wants to hear from you. What do we do well? What can we improve? If you have any suggestions, please submit a comment here.

How Do I Commend a Staff Member?

If you feel that one of our staff has performed his or her duties in a particularly courteous, helpful or competent manner, we encourage you to express your appreciation in a number of ways.

  • Contact any supervisor (in person or by telephone) at Police Headquarters
  • Write a letter to the individual, the individual's supervisor, or to:

If it's an officer be sure to obtain the officer's name and badge number if possible.

Filing a Complaint

It is important that the Hampton University community have confidence in their police department. To this end, the following procedures are in place to resolve allegations of misconduct involving members of the Department. If you wish to file a complaint against an employee, please do the following:

  1. If the issue is minor in nature, please contact the employee's supervisor to discuss your concerns. Dial 727-5300 to request a call back from the respective supervisor.
  2. If the complaint is more serious in nature, and after due consideration you believe that your complaint is justified, then you may complete the following Citizen Complaint Form. After providing the appropriate information, you will be contacted by someone from the Office of the Chief of Police. You may also file a complaint in person by responding to the Office of the Chief of Police or by obtaining a complaint form from any supervisor.
  3. Once a formal complaint is opened, you will receive a copy of your complaint form. After the allegation has been thoroughly investigated you will be notified in writing of the results of the investigation.

View/Download the Citizen Complaint Form »

If you have questions concerning this process you may either:

  1. Call the Office of The Chief of Police at (757) 727-5859 during business hours
  2. Call (757) 727-5300 after business hours
  3. Visit the Police Department during regular business hours (Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm)
    607 Cemetery Rd (Whipple Barn)
    Hampton, VA 23669
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