The mission of the Altavista Police Department is to safeguard lives and property of the citizens we serve, to reduce the indicents and fear of crime, and to enhance public safety while partnering with the community to improve their quality of life. Our mandate is to do so with honor, integrity and excellence, while at all times conducting ourselves with the highest ethical standards to maintain public safety.
Contact: Chief Tommy Merricks
Phone: (434) 369-7425
Fax: (434) 369-4369
After Hours: (434) 369-4488
The Altavista Police Department will strive to improve the quality of life to all citizens of the Town of Altavista by proactive policing and forming lasting partnerships throughout the community.
Altavista Police Department online reporting portal
Please use the link below to report crimes that have already occurred such as larceny, theft, theft from vehicle, vandalism and vandalism to a vehicle. Once submitted, the report will be assigned to an officer who will contact you. For any emergency, dial 911!