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Get Involved!

Information about different ways to volunteer in Harrisonburg and to learn about the City.

HPD Traffic Unit

HPD's Traffic Unit is comprised of one Sergeant and three officers. The primary responsibility of the Traffic Unit is to promote highway safety through education, prevention, and the enforcement of traffic laws.

Special Operations Division

The Special Operations Division encompasses varying duties including traffic, criminal enforcement, public event safety and educational demonstrations are among the tasks completed on a daily basis.

Criminal Investigations Division

The Criminal Investigations Division is comprised of a lieutenant, detective sergeant, 9 detectives, a forensic evidence technician, a digital forensic examiner and an administrative assistant.

Patrol Division

Patrol Operations are the backbone of the Police Department. Officers respond on a daily basis to calls for service from the public and handle varying situations that require quick thinking, professionalism and problem solving skills.

Inside HPD

Insight to the organization and structure of the Harrisonburg Police Department.

Zoning and Subdivision Ordinance Update - Ordinance Advisory Committee (OAC)

The Ordinance Advisory Committee will meet with city staff and the consultant team six times during the Zoning and Subdivision Ordinance Update to represent the broader community, review draft ordinances, serve as a sounding board for new ideas and solutions, and to provide constructive input.

Ralph Sampson Park

Ralph Sampson Park has two picnic shelters, restroom facilities, three basketball courts, playground equipment, a sports field, and our Futsal complex.

Press Releases

The City posts press releases and public information online! Find press releases from the past few years in the Press Releases Archive.

Dance Programs

The Harrisonburg Parks and Recreation Dance Program provides students with the utmost quality in dance education within a positive and nurturing learning environment.

Elevator Installation and Inspections

An elevator permit is required for the design, construction, installation, alteration, and repair of an elevator or conveyance system.

Bids & Proposals

Find Invitations to Bid (ITBs) and Requests for Proposals (RFPs), vendor information, and award notifications for contracts.

Residential Parking Permits

Residential parking permits are valid from July 1 to June 30 of the following year of purchase.

National Prescription Drug Take-Back

Any unused, unwanted, or expired prescription drugs can be turned in for the National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day.