News & Announcements
April 22, 2015 | Virginia NewsBy Michael Martz | Richmond Times-Dispatch
The cost and value of equipping law-enforcement officers with body cameras may be debatable, but growing public sentiment may be making them inevitable.
April 21, 2015 | Virginia NewsThe 31 members will examine public safety and privacy issues
April 21, 2015 | National NewsThe U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Rodriguez v. United States today that absent reasonable suspicion, police extension of a traffic stop in order to conduct a dog sniff violates the Fourth Amendment.
April 20, 2015 | VACPThis is Part 1 of a five part series on the importance of Keeping Your Personal Information Private.
April 20, 2015 | National NewsExpanding its ongoing commitment to innovation and social responsibility, FBI-LEEDA partner Verizon is now accepting ideas for its 2015 Powerful Answers Award program. We are very excited to announce the chance to win up to $1M for ideas that solve problems in Emergency Response.
April 20, 2015 | Virginia NewsSaltville Town Council announced and welcomed Chris Wilcox as the new chief of police during Tuesday’s meeting.
April 19, 2015 | VACPBy Chief Rick Clark, Galax Police; Past President of the Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police
In the most recent session of the Virginia General Assembly, both the House and Senate passed bills that addressed the use of Automated License Plate Readers.
April 14, 2015 | National NewsBy A.M. “JAKE” JACOCKS JR.
THE INEXPLICABLE decision by a South Carolina police officer – fortunately now an ex-police officer – to shoot a fleeing suspect in the back is permanently etched in the minds of all of us who have seen the video.
April 14, 2015 | Virginia NewsChief Parks Snead has been the department’s chief since September 2008. He was a police officer for 24 years before that.
April 2, 2015 | Virginia NewsCapt. Monti Lee, who’s been with the Roanoke Police Department for 30 years, has been promoted to deputy chief of uniform operations.