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News Image De Ford Selected to Receive the 2014 VACP/VPCF Outstanding Contribution to Law Enforcement Award

The Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police on September 9, 2014 presented Lt. James S. De Ford, Sr. with the Award for Outstanding Contribution to Law Enforcement.

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News Image Nine Virginia Law Enforcement Officers Receive 2014 VACP/VPCF Awards for Valor

The Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police on September 9, 2014 presented nine Virginia law enforcement officers from three agencies with the Association’s highest honor, the Award for Valor.

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General Assembly Ben Franklin Privacy Caucus to Hold Public Hearings in the Virginia State Capitol

September 8, 2014 | Virginia News

~Meeting to focus on data collection by local law enforcement using License Plate Readers (LPRs)~

~Hearing on September 23rd follows Privacy Summit on September 6th~

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IACP 2014 Board of Officers Elections

September 4, 2014 | National News

Due to the retirement of IACP 2nd Vice President Ronal Serpas, an additional vacancy was created on the IACP Board of Officers. As such, the two candidates that were running for the 4th Vice President seat will now each fill a vacancy on the Board and no election will take place at the IACP Annual Conference in October.

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Newport News Police Announce New Assistant Chief

August 31, 2014 | Virginia News

Newport News Police Chief Richard Myers has announced the selection of Captain Stacy Kelly as the new Assistant Chief. Captain Kelly will officially assume his new duties as Assistant Chief of the Administration and Support Bureau on September 1, 2014. Captain Kelly will be filling the vacant Assistant Chief position which was created with the retirement of Assistant Chief Lorenzo Sheppard in June of this year.

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Virginia Launches Comprehensive Effort to Address Sexual Violence on College Campuses

August 21, 2014 | Virginia News

RICHMOND--Governor Terry McAuliffe and Attorney General Mark Herring today announced a comprehensive effort to address sexual assault and violence on college campuses. A series of immediate and long-term actions will examine the ways Virginia colleges and universities work to prevent and respond to sexual violence, identifying and implementing best practices to promote a survivor-centered approach that meets the needs of students and each school's responsibilities under the law.

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Virginia Leaders Applaud Efforts to Combat Sexual Violence on College Campuses

August 21, 2014 | Virginia News

Today Governor Terry McAuliffe today signed Executive Order 25 establishing a new task force, chaired by Attorney General Mark Herring, to help combat sexual violence on college campuses.

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Thomas Rambo named director of Campus Safety at Roanoke College

August 18, 2014 | VACP

Thomas Rambo, who has more than 27 years of experience in police work and higher education, is Roanoke College's new director of Campus Safety.

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IACP to Convene Summit on Current State of Police-Community Relations

August 17, 2014 | National News

Over the past two decades, many communities throughout the nation have witnessed a decline in the rate of crime. Years of effective, proactive, and progressive policing efforts by federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies have transformed our neighborhoods to safer, more secure communities.

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William & Mary names new police chief

August 17, 2014 | Virginia News

The first female police chief in William & Mary’s 321-year history will take command next month. Deborah “Deb” Cheesebro will begin her new post Sept.15.

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