News & Announcements
June 28, 2016 | Virginia NewsThe change was made to deter the development of negative racial stereotypes.
June 24, 2016 | Virginia News~ Funds are directed toward Protective Order implementation, Body-worn Cameras for law enforcement, and Naloxone ~
June 14, 2016 | National NewsCALLING ALL HEROES: CELEBRATING 50 YEARS OF OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN LAW ENFORCEMENT
June 13, 2016 | VACPThe Virginia Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators presented Police Chief John Venuti, Virginia Commonwealth University, on June 9 with the 2016 Robert C. Dillard Award for Outstanding Contribution to Campus Law Enforcement at the association’s annual conference in Virginia Beach. The award is presented to an individual who has made a significant sustained contribution to the advancement of campus law enforcement or security practices in Virginia.
June 10, 2016 | Virginia NewsBy MICHAEL MARTZ | Richmond Times-Dispatch
A few feet from a state memorial to fallen police officers and firefighters, Gov. Terry McAuliffe on Thursday commemorated his signing of legislation that will transform the state law guaranteeing benefits to public safety employees killed or injured in the line of duty.
June 9, 2016 | VACPPlease take the time to nominate your deserving officers or citizens for the 2016 VACP Awards for Valor, Lifesaving and Outstanding Contribution to Law Enforcement. An officer or citizen's actions need only have occurred prior to the deadline to be eligible for nomination by a VACP member. (In other words, they are not limited to the 2015 calendar year.)
May 20, 2016 | Virginia NewsAlbemarle County has named Ron Lantz as Chief of Police effective June 1, 2016. Currently, Major Lantz serves as Albemarle’s Deputy Chief of Police where, since 2012, he has assisted the Chief of Police in planning and directing the many activities of the Albemarle County Police Department including providing supervision for 115 of the 129 sworn officers in the functional areas of patrol, traffic, school resource, crime prevention, and animal control.
May 1, 2016 | Virginia NewsIn a news release Tuesday, City Manager Maurice Jones announced his recommendation of Col. Alfred S. Thomas Jr. for the city’s next police chief. Currently chief of the Lexington Police Department, Thomas will be Charlottesville’s first black police chief.
April 30, 2016 | Virginia NewsAltavista Police Chief Michael Milnor has a lofty goal for this year.
April 11, 2016 | VACPFive law enforcement agencies in Virginia’s capital launched a public awareness campaign in fall 2015 to communicate the physical, professional and legal effects of underage drinking to college students.