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Community Shred Day Supporting Chesterfield Police Foundation


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Protect yourself from identity theft
Join us for our community shred day to support the Chesterfield County Police Foundation. Old tax forms, bank statements or bills shouldn’t be thrown away or left around the house. Protect your identity by bringing in these items to be shredded! You'll be supporting a great cause and protecting your and your family's private information.

Event Location
Chesterfield Courthouse Branch
6737 Public Safety Way
Chesterfield, VA 23832

Help support your community by making a donation when shredding your materials to support the Chesterfield County Police Foundation. Recommended donation is a $1.00 donation per bag or box shredded.

Limits & Restrictions
To ensure everyone has an opportunity to have their materials shredded, we strictly enforce the following limits per person:

Two boxes with dimensions no greater than 2’x2’x2’ OR
Four paper or reusable shopping bag

We cannot accept shred in plastic shopping bags or trash bags.

To ensure quick service for everyone, we must refuse shred material that contains:

Plastic bags or baggies
Trash of any kind
Metal such as binder clips (staples and paper clips are acceptable)
Stacks of magazines, newspapers or household cardboard such as cereal boxes. These items can be recycled for free at any Chesterfield County Transfer Station and do not require secured processing.
Previously shredded material
Cardboard of any kind, including check book boxes

Items to Shred

What should you shred? See the below list for items that you should shred. As a rule of thumb, if it has personal information on it, you should shred it rather than throw it away!

Bank Statements
Canceled Checks
Profit & Loss Statements
Capital Stock Ledgers
Computer Printouts
Balance Sheets
Claims and Litigation Records
Credit Reports
Medical Records
Draft Copies of Letters
Drug Screens
Cash Books
Financial Statements
Tax Returns
Personnel Records
Memos & Legal Briefs
Insurance Records
Credit Card Receipts