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News Image Chesterfield County Introduces Next Chief of Police

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — County officials today named Jeffrey S. Katz as the county’s next chief of police, effective Jan. 2, 2018. A Florida native and 25-year veteran of law enforcement, Katz has served as the Boynton Beach, Florida, Police Department’s chief since 2013. He will be Chesterfield’s eighth police chief since the department formed in 1914.

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News Image Harrisonburg Names Sellers Interim Police Chief

Harrisonburg, Va. – The city of Harrisonburg has named an interim police chief who will begin work at the Harrisonburg Police Department (HDP) this week. Starting Wednesday, November 8, Steve Sellers, interim police chief, will begin his leadership role within HPD.

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Virginia Agencies Receive International Policing Awards

The Roanoke Police Department, Virginia Commonwealth University Police Department, Virginia State Police, Loudoun County Sheriff's Office, and FBI-Washington Field Office all received top awards Tuesday night at the 2017 International Association of Chiefs of Police Annual Conference in Philadelphia, PA.

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Strasburg captain named town’s next police chief

October 13, 2017 | Virginia News

STRASBURG — Strasburg Police Department Capt. Wayne Sager is going to become the town’s next police chief.

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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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Virginia Police Chiefs Recognize Twenty-Two Officers with 2017 Awards for Lifesaving

September 20, 2017 | VACP

Twenty-two Virginia public safety officers are the recipients of the 2017 Awards for Lifesaving presented by the Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police & Foundation (VACP). The awards will be announced September 19 at the VACP Annual Conference in Virginia Beach, Virginia, and awarded at a later date at ceremonies at the officers’ agencies.

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VACP Installs 2017-2018 Executive Board

September 20, 2017 | VACP

Chesapeake Chief Kelvin Wright Elected VACP President

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2017 Virginia Law Enforcement Challenge Winners Announced

September 19, 2017 | VACP

Henrico County Division of Police recognized with "Commonwealth Award" for best overall traffic safety program in Virginia in 2016; Hanover County Sheriff's Office recognized with 2016 NSA Traffic Safety Unit Award.

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News Image 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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News Image 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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