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Nominations sought for VHIA’s “Homicide Investigator of the Year”

August 7, 2014 | Virginia News

Dear Chief/Sheriff,

The Virginia Homicide Investigators Association will be holding its’ annual training symposium, September 28 through October 1, 2014, at the Chesapeake Marriott, located at 725 Woodlake Drive, in Chesapeake, Virginia. Information regarding the VHIA, registration and topics associated with this year’s symposium may be found by visiting our web site at


Attorney General Herring Launches Statewide Youth Education and Crime Prevention Program

August 7, 2014 | Virginia News

Virginia Rules program now available to educators, law enforcement, across the Commonwealth


2014 VACP/VPCF Annual Conference convenes in Roanoke!

August 7, 2014 | VACP

Our 89th Annual Conference has kicked off in Roanoke with more than 150 delegates and 62 exhibiting product and services vendors, non-profit organizations and state agencies in attendance!


Virginia Reaches Temporary Agreement to Allow Safe, Regulated Operation of Uber and Lyft

August 6, 2014 | Virginia News

Transportation network companies to come into compliance with Virginia law

RICHMOND (August 06, 2014) – Governor Terry McAuliffe and Attorney General Mark R. Herring announced today that the Commonwealth of Virginia has reached an agreement with transportation network companies Uber and Lyft that will help ensure the safety of passengers, bring the companies into compliance with Virginia law, provide transparency into their operations, and promote a level playing field for transportation providers. This temporary legal framework, one of the first of its kind in the nation, is the result of extensive discussions between the companies, the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles, the McAuliffe administration, and Attorney General Herring's office following the issuance of "cease and desist" letters to the companies on June 5.


225th Anniversary of the U.S. Marshals

August 4, 2014 | Virginia News

Norfolk, Va. – United States Marshal Bobby Mathieson is proud and honored to announce that Governor Terence R. McAuliffe has issued a proclamation, which recognizes September 24th, 2014 as U.S. Marshals Day in the Commonwealth of Virginia.


Notice on Merger of and Appriss, Inc.

August 1, 2014 | VACP

To All Clients:

Let us begin by thanking you for your continued confidence in Appriss. As you know, in December of 2013 merged with Appriss Inc. to bring you an even better solution for your E-Commerce of crash reports.


Governor McAuliffe Announces CJS Board Appointments

July 23, 2014 | Virginia News

On July 18, Governor Terry McAuliffe appointed the following individuals to the Criminal Justice Services Board:


Town of Bedford police chief retiring

July 21, 2014 | Virginia News

By Steve Hardy, Lynchburg News & Advance

After 34 years in law enforcement, Bedford police Chief Jim Day is handing in his gun and badge.


IACP Weekly Legislative Update: July 21, 2014

July 21, 2014 | National News

Weekly wrap-up of legislative issues and things to watch at the national level from the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP)


The story behind the CIA’s ‘light-hearted, humorous’ Twitter account

July 16, 2014 | National News

Some disagree with the strategy, but the intelligence agency is no longer clandestine on social media.


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