All persons listed in the Arrest Report are innocent until proven guilty by the trial court exercising jurisdiction over the alleged offense.  This trial court may or may not be a Virginia Court.  For information on cases being heard in Virginia Courts, please go to:  Each state and jurisdiction will have their own sites if the jurisdiction is outside of Virginia.

The data contained in these reports is dynamic and may change as cases are reclassified or records expunged.  Arrest Reports indicate arrests only and do not indicate guilt or innocence.  Incident Reports indicate the location and type of incident only and do not necessarily reflect whether an arrest was made or if charges are pending.

The Portsmouth Police Department nor the City of Portsmouth assumes no liability for decisions made, actions taken or not taken by the recipient based on the information provided in these reports.

Click here for searches on arrests by date or a range of dates.


Arrest Search

For information concerning either of these reports, contact: 

Portsmouth Police Department
Records Unit
700 Crawford Street
Portsmouth, Va 23704

Click here for searches based on streets, census tracts and/or dates.  The report data contained here is updated each morning between the hours of 0300 and 0500.  During that time, the data may not be available.  The reports will only contain data entered into the Records Management System PRIOR to the update running.

Incident Search