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Former Fairfax Police Chief Rick Rappoport Receives Commendation from 2014 General Assembly

November 6, 2014 | VACP

On June 12, 2014, retiring Fairfax Police Chief Richard J. Rappoport, 2008-09 VACP President, was honored for his years of service in law enforcement and in his community with a commendation from the 2014 Virginia General Assembly.

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Governor McAuliffe Announces Prescription Drug & Heroin Abuse Task Force Members

October 31, 2014 | Virginia News

RICHMOND – Governor Terry McAuliffe announced additional appointments to his administration today. The appointees will join McAuliffe’s administration focused on finding common ground with members of both parties on issues that will build a new Virginia economy and create more jobs across the Commonwealth.

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VDOT requests law enforcement assistance in reviewing integrity of guardrails and terminal strikes

October 29, 2014 | Virginia News

VDOT has requested Virginia law enforcement assistance in reviewing the integrity of its guardrail and terminal strikes. Please see the attachment with letter and photos. The information below includes a link to a news item that has an embedded video that shows potential problems with Virginia’s guardrail end-strike system.

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Flaherty sworn in as General Chair of IACP’s Division of State & Provincial Police

October 29, 2014 | VACP

On Tuesday, October 28 at the Annual Conference of the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) in Orlando, Colonel W. Steven Flaherty, Superintendent of the Virginia State Police, officially began his two-year term as General Chair of the IACP's Division of State & Provincial Police (S&P). As General Chair of the S&P Division, Colonel Flaherty sits on the IACP Executive Board.

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Crime panel in Va. backs stronger police ID policy

October 23, 2014 | Virginia News

By Larry O'Dell The Associated Press © October 21, 2014

RICHMOND — Virginia has made great strides in the past year in improving police lineup procedures, but a state crime panel agreed Tuesday that more should be done to guard against faulty eyewitness identifications.

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Athletes, volunteers sought for 2015 World Police & Fire Games in Fairfax

10 DAYS - 61 SPORTS - 70 COUNTRIES - 1200 ATHLETES - 1600 MEDAL EVENTS

Athlete and volunteer registration now open at www.fairfax2015.com.

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Free Contagious Disease Planning and Response Special Order

October 16, 2014 | National News

The IACP has re-released the Special Order on Pandemic Flu Planning and Response as an awareness and planning tool for police agencies in light of the introduction of the Ebola virus into the United States and the continuing spread of Enterovirus D68.

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Town of Smithfield designated as smallest Certified Crime Prevention Community

October 9, 2014 | Virginia News

The Town of Smithfield has been officially designated the smallest municipality in the Commonwealth of Virginia to become a Certified Crime Prevention Community! The Department of Criminal Justice Services presented the award at the Town Council Meeting on October 8th.

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Town of Amherst Hires New Police Chief

October 9, 2014 | Virginia News

Amherst, VA – The Town of Amherst has announced the appointment of Robert Kimbrel as Chief of the Town of Amherst Police Department, following a search to fill the vacancy created by the retirement of Police Chief Kelvin Brown earlier this year.

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New police chief named for Bedford

October 8, 2014 | Virginia News

BEDFORD — The Town of Bedford has named a new police chief.

Todd Foreman has lived in the Town of Bedford for 12 years but worked for the police department for 18.5 years. He previously worked in crime prevention, patrol, and as a Lieutenant over the Operations Division for the past few years.

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