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Culpeper Police accredited by CALEA for the fifth time

April 7, 2017 | VACP

The Culpeper Police Department earned its fifth advanced international accreditation certification from the Commission on Accreditation of Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) following a panel interview by CALEA commissioners at CALEA's conference in Mobile, Alabama on March 25, 2017.

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Funeral arrangements announced for Carroll County Deputy Curtis Allen Bartlett

March 10, 2017 | VACP

The VACP recommends that Va. law enforcement officers shroud their badges in honor of Carroll County Sheriff's Deputy Curtis Allen Bartlett though the day of his funeral – Wednesday, March 15.

Our sincerest condolences to Deputy Bartlett's family and friends and to the Carroll County Sheriff's Office.

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Nominations for 2017 VACP Awards Due June 5, 2017

February 10, 2017 | VACP

Please take the time to nominate your deserving officers or citizens for the 2017 VACP Awards for Valor, Lifesaving and Outstanding Contribution to Law Enforcement. An officer or citizen's actions need only have occurred prior to the deadline to be eligible for nomination by a VACP member. (In other words, they are not limited to the 2016 calendar year.)

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Milton Franklin to Join Bridgewater College as Chief of Police

September 27, 2016 | VACP

BRIDGEWATER, Va. – Following an extensive national search, Bridgewater College has selected Milton Franklin to join the College as Chief of Police and Director of Campus Safety and Emergency Management.

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VACP Installs 2016-2017 Executive Board

September 22, 2016 | VACP

Chesterfield Police Colonel Thierry Dupuis becomes 2016-2017 President; Williamsburg Police Chief David Sloggie completes 2015-2016 term as VACP President

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Virginia Police Chiefs Recognize Twenty-Eight Officers with 2016 Awards for Lifesaving

September 16, 2016 | VACP

Twenty-eight Virginia public safety officers are the recipients of the 2016 Awards for Lifesaving presented by the Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police & Foundation (VACP). The awards will be announced September 20 at the VACP Annual Conference in Roanoke, Virginia, and awarded at a later date at ceremonies at the officers’ agencies.

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Virginia State Police Captain Thomas W. Turner to Receive 2016 President’s Award

September 16, 2016 | VACP

Virginia State Police Captain Thomas W. Turner, a 50-year-veteran of the department, is the 2016 recipient of the Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police President’s Award. Captain Turner was recognized at the VACP Annual Awards Banquet on September 20 at the Hotel Roanoke Conference Center.

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Twenty-Two Virginia Law Enforcement Officers to Receive 2016 VACP Awards for Valor

September 16, 2016 | VACP

Officers from Chesterfield County, Hanover County, Prince William County, Richmond, Virginia Beach and Virginia State Police recognized for heroism; Prince William County Police Officer Ashley Guindon honored posthumously

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2016 Virginia Buzzkill Campaign Against Underage Drinking to Launch Sept. 2 at NSU

August 30, 2016 | VACP

Norfolk State University Police will host the launch of the 2016 Virginia Buzzkill campaign, a joint law enforcement agency awareness initiative of the Virginia Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators (VACLEA) to deter underage drinking, and educate everyone about the consequences of providing alcohol to underage individuals.

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2016 Virginia Law Enforcement Challenge Awards Announced For Best Traffic Safety Programs

August 12, 2016 | VACP

The Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police (VACP) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2016 Virginia Law Enforcement Challenge awards for the best traffic safety programs in the state in 2015.

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