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Prince George County Police Chief Ed Frankenstein Announces Retirement

April 2, 2015 | Virginia News

Frankenstein to Retire October 1 After 30 Years of Service in Law Enforcement

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Doxxing: The New Threat, Part 2 — Protecting Against Doxxing

March 31, 2015 | VACP

This is Part 2 of a two part series on the subject of “Doxxing”. In Part 1, we defined Doxxing, discussed how it is being used, and reviewed the risks and threats Doxxing represents to law enforcement officials and their families. In this part we will talk about what can be done to best protect yourself against Doxxing.

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Governor McAuliffe Signs Executive Order to Improve Law Enforcement at Virginia ABC

March 25, 2015 | Virginia News

RICHMOND - Today Governor McAuliffe signed Executive Order 40, which takes four preliminary steps toward improving law enforcement in the Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC).

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Lynchburg Police officers now are in autism awareness

March 24, 2015 | Virginia News

The Lynchburg Police Department is the only police department in the Commonwealth to have all officers trained in autism awareness.

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Yonce named Hillsville’s police chief

March 24, 2015 | Virginia News

Around eight months of speculation about Hillsville’s Town Council naming a full-time police chief was decided at its regular meeting Monday night with interim chief Wesley Yonce named to the department’s top spot.

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Deciding when to use force can be difficult, local police say

March 22, 2015 | Virginia News

By Dani Kass | Charlottesville Daily Progress

The night after Martese Johnson was bloodied and arrested by Alcoholic Beverage Control agents, protesters marched from the university to the Charlottesville Police Department.

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Altria fights cigarette trafficking from Virginia to New York

March 22, 2015 | Virginia News

Investigators scour urban streets to trace the path of a festering black market from Virginia to New York City.

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Doxxing: The New Threat — Posting the Personal Information of Officers & Their Families

March 22, 2015 | VACP

This is Part 1 of a two part series on the subject of “Doxxing”. In this first part we will define Doxxing, discuss how it is being used, and review the risks and threats Doxxing represents to law enforcement officials and their families. In Part 2 we will talk about what can be done to protect yourself from Doxxing.

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Virginia Tech fraternities join program with police

March 21, 2015 | Virginia News

The Blacksburg Police Department’s Adopt-A-Cop program has worked closely with fraternities at Virginia Tech.

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New Market Selects Rinker as Next Police Chief

March 16, 2015 | Virginia News

The town of New Market officially appointed Sgt. Chris Rinker as its new chief of police Monday night.

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