Thank you for visiting the Richmond Public Schools’ Department of Safety and Security. Richmond Public Schools is dedicated to providing the highest quality academic curriculum and learning environment to all students. The achievement of this goal depends heavily on maintaining a safe and nurturing environment within our schools. Our highly trained security staff serves as a source of information, assistance and guidance to students, parents, teachers, and staff as well as a link to support services within the community. Security specialists interact daily with our students, enforce school policy, serve as mentors, and function as role models.
We believe safety directly impacts the effective learning environment that our district supports. It is our goal to maintain an environment that embraces success allowing students to achieve. We reach this goal by building strong relationships, promoting positive student behavior in and out of schools, working closely with the community, local law enforcement and emergency management officials. School safety is everyone’s responsibility!
About the Department
The Safety and Security Department consists of a Chief, Administrative Office Specialist, Safety Trainer, Dispatcher, Zone Supervisors, Security Specialists, and an Emergency Crisis Response Coordinator. Our department is dedicated to ensuring a safe, secure and effective learning environment for students, staff and community.
The Department of Safety and Security's mission is to maintain a safe and nurturing environment, reduce crime and provide a safe environment that is conducive to learning for all students. The department is committed to providing quality service to staff, students and parents to support the vision of Richmond Public Schools: A premier learning community that is the first choice for all in Richmond and recognized nationally for student excellence.
Safety & Security
4225 Old Brook Rd
Richmond, Virginia 23227
Hours: Monday - Friday 7:00am - 5:00pm
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Tuesday - Thursday (9:00AM - 11:00AM) and (2:00PM - 4:00PM)
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