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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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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. This year, 2016-17 VACP President Colonel Thierry G. Dupuis, Ret. (Chesterfield County) is proud to recognize Mrs. Jessica Sears Younce.

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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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Herring to Announce Major Policy Proposals for Heroin & Opioid Crisis Response at VACP Conference

September 15, 2017 | VACP

On Monday, Attorney General Mark R. Herring will announce major policy proposals for Virginia's response to the heroin and opioid crisis. While addressing chiefs of police at the VACP and Foundation 2017 Annual Conference, Attorney General Herring will outline new programs and initiatives for the Commonwealth's response to the opioid epidemic.

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News Image 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 Chief of Police the first of October.

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Governor’s Task Force on Public Safety Preparedness & Response to Civil Unrest to Hold First Meeting

September 12, 2017 | Virginia News

RICHMOND – The Task Force on Public Safety Preparedness and Response to Civil Unrest will hold its first meeting this afternoon, Tuesday, September 12, 2017 from 2-4pm in the Patrick Henry Building in Richmond, Virginia. The Task Force will be chaired by Brian Moran, Secretary of Public Safety and Homeland Security.

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J. Sergeant Reynolds Police Department Re-accredited by Law Enforcement Commission

September 7, 2017 | VACP

The J. Sergeant Reynolds Community College Police Department has achieved re-accreditation by the Virginia Law Enforcement Professional Standards Commission (VLEPSC) for its commitment to law enforcement excellence and recent successful completion of the re-certification process for the Virginia Law Enforcement Accreditation Program.

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Norfolk Cops and Barbers Ready to Give Free Back to School Haircuts and Encouragement

September 1, 2017 | Virginia News

Norfolk Police community outreach initiative, "Five-0 and Fades" is prepared for an epic giveback of 300 free haircuts to school age boys, 5-18 years old, Sunday, September 3, 2017, 11am-6pm, at the Southside STEM Academy, Campostella Road, Norfolk.

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Virginia State Police Announce Historic Change to Trooper Hiring Process

September 1, 2017 | Virginia News

VSP Now Hiring for Accelerated Lateral Entry Academy Program

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News Image 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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