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Chief of Police
Jeffrey S. Katz

Phone Numbers
Non-emergencies
804-748-1251
804-748-6265 Fax

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Mailing Address
Chesterfield County Police Department
P.O. Box 148
Chesterfield, VA 23832

Street Address
10001 Iron Bridge Road
Chesterfield, VA 23832
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Chief of Police

Chief KatzCol. Jeffrey S. Katz, who will serve as the Chesterfield County Police Department’s eighth chief since its formation in 1914, was sworn in on Jan. 2, 2018.

He started his law enforcement career in 1989 as a police cadet with the Plantation, Fla., Police Department. Katz was later hired by Plantation as a community service officer. In 1994, he joined the City of Parkland, Fla., Public Safety Department as both a full-time police officer and professional firefighter.

He joined the Boynton Beach, Fla., Police Department in 1998. He was promoted to the rank of sergeant in 2001, and earned the rank of lieutenant in 2004.  Katz assumed his role as chief of the Boynton Beach Police Department on an interim basis in July 2013. He was permanently appointed as the 32nd chief of the Boynton Beach Police Department in September 2013.

After graduating with a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from St. Leo University, Katz earned a master’s degree in business leadership from Nova Southeastern University. He has begun his doctoral dissertation, which seeks to measure the effects of malicious rumoring on the leadership/followership relationship. During his studies, he has done extensive research in: destructive leadership behavior, organizational incivility, mobbing, and corporate psychopathy.

Katz is a graduate of the Southern Police Institute’s Command Officer Development Course and the FBI National Academy, and has completed several executive level courses in leadership and management through Harvard University and the University of Notre Dame.

Jeffrey S. Katz, chief of police

P.O. Box 148
Chesterfield, VA 23832-0148

Office: (804) 748-1266
Fax: (804) 748-6265

Tammy Wyrick, administrative assistant
(804) 751-4632