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VACPF Captains Choice Golf Tournament

Kingsmill, VA | July 24, 2017 | Events

Registration is now open for the 2017 VACPF Captains Choice Golf Tournament being held July 24 at the Woods Course at Kingsmill Resort.

Media Relations Training

Dublin, VA | May 16, 2017 | Other Training Opportunities

This one-day course for law enforcement professionals is designed to build a solid foundation for working effectively with the media—as partners—in their communities.

WEBINAR—Highway Safety and Survival: 6 Essential Steps for First Responders

Everywhere | March 28, 2017 | Other Training Opportunities

Each year, hundreds of emergency responders die or are seriously hurt while operating at incidents on highways. These deaths and injuries affect firefighters, law enforcement officers and EMS personnel—and they are often preventable. While we can’t change the fact that many drivers are distracted and driving too fast, we can change how we operate to increase our chances of survival.

Responding to Officer-Involved Shootings Symposium: Effective Practices and Protocols

Richmond, VA | April 3 – 4, 2017 | Other Training Opportunities

The Virginia Office of the Attorney General is pleased to announce a joint collaboration with the National Attorneys General Training & Research Institute (NAGTRI) to provide a discussion on developing best practices for officer-involved shootings for Virginia law enforcement executives and attorney practitioners.

National Traffic Incident Management (TIM) Responder Training

Bedford, VA | April 4, 2017 | Other Training Opportunities

A new coordinated, multi-disciplinary training program developed through the Second Strategic Highway Research Program (SHRP2) available for all emergency responders and those supporting Traffic Incident Management operations. This training puts police, firefighters, state and local departments of transportation, towing, medical personnel, and other incident responders on the same page, leading to a safer, faster, integrated responder team.

Intersections of Violence: Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault and Child Abuse Conference

Norfolk, VA | April 12 – 14, 2017 | Conferences

Activity Image The three-day conference brings together law enforcement, prosecutors, victim advocates, child advocates, and other allied professionals to highlight promising practices and emerging issues to effectively respond to domestic violence, sexual assault, and child abuse in our communities.

Below 100: A Free Training Program on Officer Safety

Lynchburg, VA | April 12, 2017 | Other Training Opportunities

Activity Image In 1974, the all-time high year for officer deaths, 278 were killed in the line of duty. Innovations in training, emergency medicine and vehicles, as well as the development of ballistic armor, all contributed to bring this number down. We’ve averaged about 150 officers killed per year in the last ten years. Together, we can bring that number to below 100.

NADDI and Virginia State Police Basic Drug Diversion School

Virginia Beach, VA | April 24 – 26, 2017 | Other Training Opportunities

The Virginia State Police and the National Association of Drug Diversion Investigators (NADDI) will be hosting a 2 ½-day training event April 24-26, 2017 in Virginia Beach regarding pharmaceutical diversion.

Below 100 Intensive & Train-the-Trainer

Suffolk, VA | April 25, 2017 | VACP Trainings

Activity Image Presented by the Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police in partnership with the Virginia Highway Safety Office.

The "Below 100 Program" is an initiative that aims to reduce line of duty deaths to below 100 per year — a number that has not been seen since 1943. In 1974, the all-time high year for officer deaths, 278 were killed in the line of duty. Innovations in training, emergency medicine and vehicles, as well as the development of ballistic armor, all contributed to bring this number down. We’ve averaged about 150 officers killed per year in the last ten years. Together, we can bring that number to below 100.

VACP Law Enforcement Symposium 2017

Fredericksburg, VA | April 27 – 28, 2017 | Conferences

The Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police, in partnership with DMV: Virginia Highway Safety Office, invites Virginia law enforcement to attend a symposium April 27-28 in Fredericksburg, VA.

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