News & Announcements
January 7, 2015 | Virginia NewsThe Buena Vista Police Department is proud to announce the hiring of Elizabeth "Libby" Legg as the department's Deputy Chief.
January 7, 2015 | VACPThis video is a compilation of interviews taken during the IACP’s 2014 National Law Enforcement Challenge (NLEC) Awards Ceremony. The NLEC (and the coordinating state competition, the Virginia Law Enforcement Challenge) is a friendly competition between law enforcement departments and agencies all across the country designed to encourage them to address traffic safety issues in their state or locality in an effective, systematic way.
January 4, 2015 | Virginia NewsParents hoping to get a grasp on reports of sexual assault at the University of Virginia will have to look beyond statistics, according to experts.
December 31, 2014 | National NewsFirearms-related fatalities spiked 56 percent while ambush attacks remained the leading cause of felonious deaths
December 30, 2014 | VACPPulaski Police Chief Gary Roche encourages detractors to walk a mile in the shoes of his officers.
December 29, 2014 | Virginia NewsThe Warrenton Police Department (WPD) is proud to announce that Gary M. Dillon has been selected as the WPD’s Deputy Chief. A veteran law enforcement Officer, Gary until recently has served as the Manager of the Virginia Accreditation Center at the Department of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) since July 2005. Through Gary’s vision, the program that sets and requires higher standards for its participating agencies to adhere to has developed into a national model and leader in its field.
December 26, 2014 | Virginia NewsBy FRANK GREEN
CHARLOTTESVILLE — Timothy J. Longo left the gritty precincts of Baltimore for the tranquil foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains when he took over in 2001 as police chief of the city that is home to the University of Virginia.
December 22, 2014 | VACPTo: Virginia Police Chiefs
From: Chief G. W. Roche, Association President
Ref: NYPD Officer Assassinations
December 16, 2014 | VACPAll leadership education and law enforcement training programs offered by the VPCF are submitted for pre-approval to the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) for Partial In-service Credit.
December 16, 2014 | Virginia NewsThe Culpeper Police Department’s Major Rick Pinksaw has accepted the position of Chief of Police of Emporia, Virginia after serving the Town of Culpeper Police Department for over 25 years. He made the announcement on Wednesday, December 11th and will be assuming his new position as Chief of Police on January 5, 2015.