News & Announcements
March 22, 2015 | VACPThis 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.
March 21, 2015 | Virginia NewsThe Blacksburg Police Department’s Adopt-A-Cop program has worked closely with fraternities at Virginia Tech.
March 16, 2015 | Virginia NewsThe town of New Market officially appointed Sgt. Chris Rinker as its new chief of police Monday night.
March 13, 2015 | Virginia NewsBy Ashlie Walter | Lynchburg News & Advance
For some children in Lynchburg’s inner-city neighborhoods, the first time they touch a basketball is at the Lynchburg Police Department’s Badges for Basketballs program.
March 12, 2015 | Virginia NewsThe Anti-Defamation League's (ADL) SHIELD Awards were created to annually recognize law enforcement professionals for significant contributions towards protecting the American people from hate crimes, domestic and international terrorism, and towards promoting civil rights. The Awards were created in 2010 by ADL’s Washington, DC Regional Office (serving DC/MD/VA/NC) and are presented to law enforcement serving this region.
March 11, 2015 | Virginia NewsOn Thursday evening, March 12, 2015, the Richmond Times-Dispatch hosted their 55th Public Square - Meet Your Chiefs. The event was held in the Times-Dispatch's downtown offices and featured Chesterfield Police Chief Thierry Dupuis, Richmond Police Chief Alfred Durham, Henrico Police Chief Doug Middleton, and Hanover Sheriff David R. Hines.
March 11, 2015 | Virginia NewsIn response to request from Sen. Warner, IRS provides clarity to Virginia firefighters and police that the cost of clothing provided to wear on duty is not subject to taxation
March 4, 2015 | VACPThe VACP is pleased to announce the formation of a partnership with ManageURiD – a company that was formed for the exclusive and urgent purpose of controlling the amount and type of personal information that is being compiled and made readily available about all of us on the Internet.
February 26, 2015 | VACPThe Virginia Police Chiefs Foundation (VPCF) is a 501(c)3 and is the charitable and educational arm of the Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police. The primary purpose of the VPCF is to provide leadership education and training to law enforcement. The foundation is funded by grants, donations, fundraising events, and training fees.
February 26, 2015 | National NewsThe National Association of Women Law Enforcement Executives (NAWLEE) has launched a new membership drive as part of their celebration of their 20th anniversary.