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Sam Roman sworn in as Lexington police chief

Sam Roman sworn in as Lexington police chief

LEXINGTON, Va. - After more than a year without permanent leadership in the Lexington Police Department, the city has a new police chief on the job.

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Mrs. Jessica Sears Younce of Chesterfield County Recognized with 2016-17 VACP President’s Award

Mrs. Jessica Sears Younce of Chesterfield County Recognized with 2016-17 VACP President’s Award

Each year, the President of the Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police & Foundation (VACP) selects an individual for the President’s Award to recognize their meritorious efforts on behalf of the law enforcement profession and Virginia’s criminal justice system.

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Twelve Virginia Law Enforcement Officers to Receive 2017 VACP Awards for Valor

Twelve Virginia Law Enforcement Officers Receive 2017 VACP Awards for Valor

Officers from Chesapeake, Chesterfield County, Harrisonburg, Hopewell, Newport News, and Virginia State Police recognized for heroism.

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Front Royal announces new Chief of Police

Front Royal announces new Chief of Police

Today, the Town of Front Royal Town Manager, Joseph E. Waltz, has appointed Mr. Kerry L. “Kahle” Magalis, II, as Chief of Police for the Town of Front Royal. Chief Magalis has been a lifelong resident of Warren County and has resided with his family in the Town of Front Royal since 2003. He plans to assume his role as…

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Danville police chief announces retirement plans

Danville police chief announces retirement plans

Danville Police Chief Philip Broadfoot announced today that he will retire on Jan. 1, ending a 44-year career in law enforcement that included 13 years as chief of police in Waynesboro and 14 years as chief of police in Danville.

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VACP Statement to the State Crime Commission of Decriminalization and/or Legalization of Marijuana

VACP Statement to the State Crime Commission on Decriminalization and/or Legalization of Marijuana

The Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police has been closely monitoring the public debate regarding the decriminalization or legalization of marijuana for the past several years. In the final analysis, the Association has determined that it must oppose these initiatives. Below are summaries for a number of our points in reference to this position.

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September 11 – November 16, 2017 Professional Executive Leadership School (PELS) - 41st Session
University of Richmond, VA
October 21 – 24, 2017 124th Annual IACP Conference
Philadelphia, PA
October 30, 2017 National Traffic Incident Management (TIM) Responder Training
Troutville, VA
November 9, 2017 National Traffic Incident Management (TIM) Responder Training
Salem, VA
November 13, 2017 National Traffic Incident Management (TIM) Responder Training
Bedford, VA
November 20, 2017 National Traffic Incident Management (TIM) Responder Training
Martinsville, VA
November 28 – 30, 2017 First Line Supervisors Training
Glen Allen, VA
January 4 – 5, 2018 VACLEA Winter Conference 2018
Henrico County, VA
January 8 – March 8, 2018 Professional Executive Leadership School (PELS) - 42nd Session
University of Richmond, VA
January 24 – 26, 2018 Internal Affairs Investigators Basic Training
Glen Allen, VA
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