News & Announcements
September 24, 2014 | Virginia NewsBLUEFIELD, Va. — Trooper Gavin Scott, a nine-year veteran with the Virginia State Police, visited with Bluefield College students Monday morning to discuss his work as a bagpiper in the department’s honor guard. The students are members of Dr. Kelly Walls criminal justice class.
September 24, 2014 | Virginia NewsBefore the end of the year, turning on a body camera should be as common as switching on a police radio for Colonial Heights’ finest.
September 24, 2014 | Virginia NewsThe father of a missing University of Virginia sophomore stood before reporters, raising a tiny stuffed rabbit as he pleaded for someone to come forward with information that would locate his daughter, the child whose lifetime of love had worn that bunny from new and white to gray and shabby.
Off to the side, another father stood in uniform Sunday, waiting to make the same appeal with nearly as much passion but much more edge.
September 24, 2014 | Virginia NewsAfter four decades of serving with the Charlottesville Police Department, Lt. Ronnie Roberts will retire early next month and take over the reins as police chief in the town of Louisa, town officials confirmed Tuesday.
September 23, 2014 | Virginia NewsPolice Chief Mike Goldsmith has ordered 300 body cameras for his officers - a purchase intended to improve transparency of policing and eliminate "he said/she said" disputes.
September 22, 2014 | Virginia NewsRICHMOND –Governor Terry McAuliffe announced the 30 members of the Governor’s Task Force on Combating Campus Sexual Violence to the administration today. The appointees include a wide variety of experts in the field of sexual assault from law enforcement to educators, forensic nurses, Title IX coordinators, advocates, and more.
September 18, 2014 | National NewsThe Police Executive Research Forum's Report on body cameras is now available. The Report addresses a complex of strategic and tactical questions associated with adopting a body camera program.
September 11, 2014 | VACPThe Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police (VACP) is pleased to announce the recipients of the Virginia Law Enforcement Challenge awards for the best traffic safety programs in the state in 2013.
September 10, 2014 | National NewsThe FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin can be accessed at leb.fbi.gov .
September 10, 2014 | VACPToday, Virginia Public Safety Foundation (VPSF) announced a schedule of events to mark the completion of the Commonwealth Public Safety Memorial, culminating with a dedication ceremony on Saturday, December 6, 2014, at 1 p.m. at the memorial’s Capitol Square location.