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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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Attorney General Herring Launches Statewide Public Safety Tour

March 17, 2014 | Virginia News

Two week tour will include 22 regional meetings to learn about local public safety challenges, ways the Office of the Attorney General can help keep communities safe

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Amherst auxiliary police force dissolved

March 17, 2014 | Virginia News

Group not compliant with new standards enacted in 2013

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Former Norfolk chief of police dies at age 93

March 15, 2014 | Virginia News

By Margaret Matray, The Virginian-Pilot

NORFOLK — Throughout his life, Charles D. Grant often told the story of the time he interviewed for the job of police chief.

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