News & Announcements
February 22, 2016 | Virginia NewsBy MICHAEL MARTZ | Richmond Times-Dispatch
The Senate Finance Committee on Sunday adopted a two-year budget that would give state employees, state-supported local employees, college faculty and teachers a 2 percent raise this year.
February 9, 2016 | Virginia NewsFirst of Attorney General Herring's five regional "train-the-trainer" sessions to be held this week in Staunton; additional sessions throughout the year to provide training opportunities for smaller agencies and underserved areas
February 8, 2016 | VACPIt is with profound sadness and a heavy heart that we report the death of our colleague and dear friend Jay Cochran, Jr. Jay previously served as Executive Director of the Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police after a stellar career in state and federal law enforcement.
February 5, 2016 | Virginia NewsLeesburg Capt. Vanessa Grigsby has been named the interim chief of the town's police department, effective March 1. Police Chief Joseph Price will retire the same day after 16 years as the town's top law enforcement leader.
February 5, 2016 | Virginia NewsBy Jonathan Edwards | The Virginian-Pilot
Officials announced Friday they’d hired Tonya D. Chapman, the state’s deputy secretary of public safety and homeland security.
February 4, 2016 | Virginia NewsVirginia Law Enforcement Deemed to be Fair and Equitable to Citizens, Prepared to Handle Natural Disasters and Emergencies, Not As Prepared to Combat Terrorism in the Commonwealth
February 4, 2016 | Virginia NewsAlexandria Police Chief Earl Cook has promoted Chris Wemple III and Shahram Fard from the rank of Captain to Deputy Chief of Police, effective immediately.
February 4, 2016 | Virginia NewsTesting is part of a $1.4 million project led by Attorney General Herring's office to clear out a backlog of more than 2,000 untested sexual assault evidence kits
January 29, 2016 | Virginia NewsRICHMOND - Governor McAuliffe announced a historic, bipartisan deal that will keep guns away from domestic abusers and people who cannot pass background checks. The Governor was joined by Speaker Howell, Lt. Governor Ralph Northam and other members of the General Assembly while making the announcement.
January 29, 2016 | Virginia NewsRICHMOND, Va. – Effectively immediately, the Feb. 1, 2016, deadline for concealed handgun reciprocity revocations by the Commonwealth of Virginia has been delayed to March 1, 2016.