News & Announcements
September 2, 2015 | VACPThe Honorable Brian J. Moran, Virginia Secretary of Public Safety & Homeland Security, was honored September 1 with the 2015 President’s Award.
September 2, 2015 | VACPOfficers from Chesapeake, Colonial Heights, Norfolk, Pulaski, Richmond and Roanoke County recognized for heroism; Norfolk Police Officer Brian Jones honored posthumously.
August 26, 2015 | Virginia NewsBy KARIN KAPSIDELIS | Richmond Times-Dispatch
Amid the mounting cost and complexity of new federal mandates to address sexual violence, Virginia’s colleges and universities are considering whether to establish a network of shared resources and investigators to address campus assaults.
August 24, 2015 | Virginia NewsBy Wally Bunker | Culpeper Times
Every time Culpeper Police Chief Chris Jenkins talks about Sgt. Norma McGuckin a broad smile creeps across his face. The smile broadened Tuesday as he spoke about her.
August 18, 2015 | Virginia NewsThe Roanoke Police Department has a new texting program that allows residents to text crime tips anonymously.
August 18, 2015 |By Gary A. Harki | The Virginian-Pilot
NORFOLK — A city police officer has been designated as the department's first liaison to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning community.
Jerry Miller, who earned the trust and respect of Woodstock as its police chief for 28 years, died Monday morning at his home in Edinburg. He was 64.
August 17, 2015 | Virginia NewsAs required by the Code of Virginia and the Commission on Local Government, the Department of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) is conducting assessments on three mandates the Department administers that affect local governments. As listed in the Commission’s “Catalog of State and Federal Mandates on Local Governments,” the three are Prevention of Internet Crimes Against Children, De-Certification of Law Enforcement Officers, and Training Standards for Criminal Justice Personnel.
August 17, 2015 | National NewsThe FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin can be accessed at leb.fbi.gov. Below is a list of articles you can read this month on the FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin website.
August 15, 2015 | Virginia NewsBy Gary A. Harki | The Virginian-Pilot
The number of people who died in Virginia from overdoses of heroin or other opioids rose in 2014 for the second straight year, despite efforts by law enforcement and state officials to curb the problem.