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Virginia Law Enforcement Social Media Group to hold inaugural meeting

March 26, 2014 | VACP

Policing used to be simply about finding the bad guys and arresting them. These days, a big component of policing is how an agency uses social media to catch suspects and communicate with the public.

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Henrico County, Manassas City Police Awarded CALEA’s Highest Standard

March 25, 2014 | VACP

The VACP congratulates the Henrico County Division of Police and the Manassas City Police Department on achieving the "CALEA Gold Standard Advanced Accreditation with Excellence".

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IACP, Motorola Solutions Name Virginia Senior Trooper as 2013 Trooper of the Year

March 25, 2014 | National News

Virginia State Police Senior Trooper Samuel Moss was selected for the top award from among four finalists. Agency heads from state and provincial police across the U.S. and Canada reviewed the nominations.

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Governor McAuliffe Releases FY2015-16 Budget as Special Session Begins

March 24, 2014 | Virginia News

McAuliffe budget closes health care coverage gap and invests in key priorities, including $17 million for the Line of Duty Act.

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Va. State Police Joins IACP, USDOT & 40 Other States to Commence Drive to Save Lives Campaign

March 20, 2014 | National News

Working Together to Reduce Highway Fatalities by 15 Percent in 2014

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Dunn appointed as Martinsville police chief

March 20, 2014 | Virginia News

The City of Martinsville is announcing the appointment of Mr. Sean L. Dunn to the position of Police Chief effective Monday, May 5, 2014.

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Libby Legg named new Colonial Beach police chief

March 19, 2014 | VACP

Legg is the former police chief at Ferrum College in Franklin County and has more than 20 years previous experience in law enforcement at the Roanoke Police Department. Legg was Roanoke’s first female lieutenant.

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Virginia Receives Increased Homeland Security Grant Funds

March 19, 2014 | Virginia News

Hampton Roads and National Capital regions gain UASI funding

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McAuliffe vetoes bill dealing with guns in cars, sponsor says

March 18, 2014 | Virginia News

Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s first veto is a rejection of firearms legislation that he tried unsuccessfully to amend during the General Assembly session.

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Charges dropped in killing of Norfolk officer in Beach

March 18, 2014 | Virginia News

By Elisabeth Hulette, The Virginian-Pilot

VIRGINIA BEACH — After nearly a year and a half in jail, Kareem Hasson Turner is a free man.

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