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News Image Newport News Police Chief Rick Myers Announces Resignation

Newport News Police Chief Rick Myers has announced plans to leave his position effective September 1, 2017. He has accepted a job with a national Police Chiefs organization as executive director. Myers has led the Newport News Police Department with a total of 424 sworn officers since January 2014.


Once an aspiring medical student, Williamsburg police chief finds passion in policing

August 8, 2017 | Virginia News

One summer night back in the late 1990s while responding to a call regarding a disorderly crowd in Portsmouth, Sean Dunn, then a patrol officer with the Portsmouth Police Department, had left the windows of his police cruiser ajar.


Virginia law enforcement invited to join ‘Safe Sleep VA Campaign’ to reduce child fatalities

July 10, 2017 | Virginia News

The Virginia Department of Social Services' Three Branch Team would like to extend an invitation to you to join Virginia's Safe Sleep VA Campaign by becoming a Baby Box Distribution Site. This campaign could dovetail with an agency's child passenger safety program.


New Martinsville police chief has decades of experience with department

June 22, 2017 | Virginia News

Chief Eddie Cassady joined the Martinsville Police Department in 1985.


Williamsburg selects Sean Dunn as new police chief

June 10, 2017 | Virginia News

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (WAVY) — The Williamsburg Police Department has appointed Sean L. Dunn as chief of police, effective June 26. Dunn is the current chief of police in Martinsville, Virginia. He will succeed Williamsburg Police Chief Dave Sloggie, who retired at the end of December.


Virginia State Police Reminds Motorists to Slow Down or Move Over This Memorial Day Weekend

May 23, 2017 | Virginia News

RICHMOND – Memorial Day signifies the official start of summer, and the Virginia State Police is taking this opportunity to remind motorists to do what’s right when they see lights – #MoveOver.


Michael L. Brown Named Alexandria Police Chief

January 20, 2017 | Virginia News

City Manager Mark B. Jinks has announced his appointment of Michael L. Brown as Chief of Police for the City of Alexandria, effective January 23. Brown succeeds David Huchler, who has served as Acting Chief since Chief Earl L. Cook’s retirement on October 1, 2016.


Roanoke Police Department modifies policy for Officer Involved Shooting Investigations

January 13, 2017 | Virginia News

Roanoke, Va. — Following in depth discussions with law enforcement stakeholders, the Roanoke Police Department has made the decision to utilize the Virginia State Police (VSP) for the criminal investigation portion of all officer-involved shootings. The Roanoke Police Department will cooperate fully in any future investigations and is in the process of completing the necessary internal changes to aid in this endeavor.


Outgoing Williamsburg police chief reflects on service

December 31, 2016 | Virginia News

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Virginia Gazette
Dave Sloggie gave four decades to police work, and he's retiring from the Williamsburg Police Department this week. Though he's made a career working in Williamsburg, advancing through the police department was not something he planned on at first.


VACP President Williamsburg Police Chief Dave Sloggie Announces Retirement

August 11, 2016 | Virginia News

Williamsburg Police Chief David C. Sloggie announced today his plans to retire on January 1, 2017 after 40 years in law enforcement.


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