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Virginia Police Chiefs Recognize Twenty-Two Officers with 2017 Awards for Lifesaving

September 20, 2017 | VACP

Twenty-two Virginia public safety officers are the recipients of the 2017 Awards for Lifesaving presented by the Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police & Foundation (VACP). The awards will be announced September 19 at the VACP Annual Conference in Virginia Beach, Virginia, and awarded at a later date at ceremonies at the officers’ agencies.

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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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2017 Virginia Law Enforcement Challenge Winners Announced

September 19, 2017 | VACP

Henrico County Division of Police recognized with "Commonwealth Award" for best overall traffic safety program in Virginia in 2016; Hanover County Sheriff's Office recognized with 2016 NSA Traffic Safety Unit Award.

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Mrs. Jessica Sears Younce of Chesterfield County Recognized with 2016-17 VACP President’s Award

September 18, 2017 | VACP

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.

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Twelve Virginia Law Enforcement Officers Receive 2017 VACP Awards for Valor

September 18, 2017 | VACP

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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Front Royal announces new Chief of Police

September 12, 2017 | Virginia News

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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