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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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Where Do We Go From Here? Considering Proactive Policing Through the Lens of Ethics & Policy

March 7, 2017 | National News

By Donald R. Weaver, Lexipol

The last few years have been a trying time for law enforcement. What some thought were isolated incidents of protests, ridicule and scorn now feels like the new normal across the country.

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Deadline for 2017 VACP Awards extended to June 12, 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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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.

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Leading Law Enforcement Organizations Release National Consensus Policy on Use of Force

January 17, 2017 | National News

In April 2016, the IACP, in conjunction with the Fraternal Order of Police, assembled leading law enforcement leadership and labor organizations to examine the issue of use of force by law enforcement officers.

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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.

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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.

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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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