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Former VACP Executive Director Jay Cochran Passes Away

Former VACP Executive Director Jay Cochran Passes Away

It is with profound sadness and a heavy heart that we report the death of our colleague and dear friend Jay Cochran, Jr. Jay previously served as Executive Director of the Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police after a stellar career in state and federal law enforcement.

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Portsmouth hires new police chief

Portsmouth hires new police chief

By Jonathan Edwards | The Virginian-Pilot

Officials announced Friday they’d hired Tonya D. Chapman, the state’s deputy secretary of public safety and homeland security.

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Public Shows Strong Support for Public Safety Agencies in Virginia

Public Shows Strong Support for Public Safety Agencies in Virginia

Virginia Law Enforcement Deemed to be Fair and Equitable to Citizens, Prepared to Handle Natural Disasters and Emergencies, Not As Prepared to Combat Terrorism in the Commonwealth

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Announcing VACP’s Public Safety & Justice Portal!

Announcing VACP’s Public Safety & Justice Portal!

Welcome to a new age of communication. On behalf of the VACP, Cisco Systems and CDW-G, we are pleased to announce a new Association-sponsored program that will allow law enforcement, public safety, and other justice agencies to easily acquire, deploy, and communicate using SECURE video and telepresence technologies.

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Henrico Co. Police Chief Appointed to Deputy County Manager

Henrico Co. Police Chief Appointed to Deputy County Manager

Henrico County Manager John Vithoulkas announced today that effective January 23, 2016, Chief Douglas A Middleton will join the staff of the County Manager as the Deputy County Manager for Public Safety.

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Salem City Manager Names Major Mike Crawley New Police Chief

Salem City Manager Names Major Mike Crawley New Police Chief

Salem City Manager Kevin Boggess wasted no time this morning as he swiftly appointed Mike Crawley to the position of Police Chief for the citizens of Salem. Crawley replaces Tim Guthrie, who will retire as Salem’s Chief at the end of the month after 34 years of service in the department.

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