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VACP Response to Statement by Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe

The Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police stands ready to support Governor McAuliffe’s efforts to ensure that the Commonwealth ensures the rights of individuals to protest peacefully while providing for the safety of the public.

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Funeral Arrangements Finalized for Virginia State Police Pilots

August 12, 2017 | VACP

The VACP recommends that Va. law enforcement officers shroud their badges in honor of Virginia State Police Lt. H. Jay Cullen and Trooper-Pilot Berke M. M. Bates through the day of the last funeral — SATURDAY, AUGUST 19.

Our sincerest condolences to the friends and family of the Virginia State Police.

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News Image VACP Mourns Passing of Former Executive Director John Pearson

Today, we mourn the passing of a wonderful man — former VACP Executive Director Lt. Col. John Pearson. Following a 38-year career with the Virginia State Police — during which he served on the VACP Executive Board and ultimately as VACP President (1978-79), John guided the Association as its Executive Director for 6 years. A kind and humble man dedicated to Virginia law enforcement, he will be missed. Thank you for your service, John.

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2016-17 VACP President Chesterfield Police Chief Thierry Dupuis to Retire September 1

June 6, 2017 | VACP

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA – Col. Thierry G. Dupuis, chief of police for Chesterfield County, announced today he will retire Sept. 1, having served the residents of Chesterfield County and the Richmond region for 40 years.

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Funeral Arrangements Finalized for Virginia State Police Special Agent Michael T. Walter

May 27, 2017 | VACP

The VACP recommends that Virginia law enforcement officers shroud their badges in honor of Virginia State Police Special Agent Michael T. Walter though the day of his funeral — Saturday, June 3.

Our sincerest condolences to Agent Walter's family and friends and to the Virginia State Police.

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VLEPSC Honors Hopewell Police Department for Achieving Re-Accreditation

May 23, 2017 | VACP

The City of Hopewell Police Department has achieved re-accreditation by the Virginia Law Enforcement Professional Standards Commission (VLEPSC) for its commitment to law enforcement excellence as evidenced by their successful completion of the re-certification process for the Virginia Law Enforcement Accreditation Program.

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VACP Past President Colonel William L. Durrer passes away

May 17, 2017 | VACP

It is with sadness that we announce the passing of Col. William L. Durrer, retired Fairfax County Chief of Police. Col. Durrer was President of the VACP in 1969-1970.

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VACP UPDATE: MAY 2017

May 1, 2017 | VACP

In This Update:

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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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