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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 – April 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 – April 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 – April 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 – April 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.

Targeting Investment Fraud

Richmond, VA | April 27, 2017 | Other Training Opportunities

This course provides investigators and prosecutors with the knowledge and tools they need to respond to the growing problem of investment fraud. Topics include what constitutes a security, using the Howey Test to determine if a particular offering is a security, identifying investment fraud schemes, and investigative strategies for working with victims and perpetrators. The course also covers fraud prevention strategies, and students are provided with additional resources for both prevention and investigation.

WEBINAR—Feeling Sleepy? How Officer Fatigue Creates Individual and Agency Risk

Everywhere | May 2, 2017 | Other Training Opportunities

Almost every law enforcement officer has dealt with fatigue caused by shift work and other job-related factors. It’s a serious problem—yet few agencies recognize the risks fatigue presents or are taking a proactive approach to addressing it. How many tragedies are assigned a proximate cause of “X,” when the root cause is actually fatigue? Rarely do we even ask the question, “How much sleep did the involved officer/deputy have in the last four days?”

Below 100: A Free Training Program on Officer Safety

Lynchburg, VA | May 4, 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.

National Traffic Incident Management (TIM) Responder Training

Martinsville, VA | May 17, 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.

Below 100: A Free Training Program on Officer Safety

Lynchburg, VA | May 23, 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.

Below 100: A Free Training Program on Officer Safety

Lynchburg, VA | May 30, 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.

VACLEA Summer Conference 2017

Virginia Beach, VA | June 6 – June 9, 2017 | Conferences

The 2017 Summer Conference of the Virginia Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators (VACLEA) will be held June 6-9 at the Holiday Inn & Suites North Beach, Virginia Beach, VA.

Institute for Leadership in Changing Times (ILCT)

Roanoke, VA | June 11 – October 5, 2017 | VACP Leadership Education

Applications are now being accepted for the 2017 Session of ILCT being held June 11-16 & October 3-5, 2017. The application deadline is April 1, 2017.

IACP 23rd Annual Conference on Drugs, Alcohol & Impaired Driving

National Harbor, MD | August 12 – August 14, 2017 | Conferences

Activity Image The IACP Annual Conference on Drugs, Alcohol, and Impaired Driving is the largest international training conference for drug recognition experts, law enforcement, toxicologists, prosecutors, and traffic safety practitioners to learn, connect, and develop stronger strategies to reduce drug and alcohol impaired driving.

National Traffic Incident Management (TIM) Responder Training

Salem, VA | September 7, 2017 | Other Training Opportunities

Activity Image 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.

Professional Executive Leadership School (PELS) - 41st Session

University of Richmond, VA | September 11 – November 16, 2017 | VACP Leadership Education

Applications are now being accepted for the 41st Session of PELS being held September 11-15, October 16-20, & November 13-16, 2017. The application deadline is June 15, 2017.

2017 VACP Annual Training Conference

Virginia Beach, VA | September 17 – September 20, 2017 | Conferences

Details are forthcoming.

124th Annual IACP Conference

Philadelphia, PA | October 21 – October 24, 2017 | Conferences

Activity Image Every year, the IACP Annual Conference & Expo supplies you and your department with powerful advantages, bringing together an unmatched educational program, renowned keynote speakers, community-building special events and the largest collection of tactical equipment and technology solutions available for law enforcement.

Join thousands of dedicated professionals from federal, state, county, local and tribal agencies at IACP 2017 in Philadelphia — you and your team will get the intelligence, strategies and solutions you need to sharpen your edge and better serve and protect.