News & Announcements
The Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police on September 9, 2014 presented Lt. James S. De Ford, Sr. with the Award for Outstanding Contribution to Law Enforcement.
The Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police on September 9, 2014 presented nine Virginia law enforcement officers from three agencies with the Association’s highest honor, the Award for Valor.
September 8, 2014 | Virginia News~Meeting to focus on data collection by local law enforcement using License Plate Readers (LPRs)~
~Hearing on September 23rd follows Privacy Summit on September 6th~
September 4, 2014 | National NewsDue to the retirement of IACP 2nd Vice President Ronal Serpas, an additional vacancy was created on the IACP Board of Officers. As such, the two candidates that were running for the 4th Vice President seat will now each fill a vacancy on the Board and no election will take place at the IACP Annual Conference in October.
August 31, 2014 | Virginia NewsNewport News Police Chief Richard Myers has announced the selection of Captain Stacy Kelly as the new Assistant Chief. Captain Kelly will officially assume his new duties as Assistant Chief of the Administration and Support Bureau on September 1, 2014. Captain Kelly will be filling the vacant Assistant Chief position which was created with the retirement of Assistant Chief Lorenzo Sheppard in June of this year.
August 21, 2014 | Virginia NewsRICHMOND--Governor Terry McAuliffe and Attorney General Mark Herring today announced a comprehensive effort to address sexual assault and violence on college campuses. A series of immediate and long-term actions will examine the ways Virginia colleges and universities work to prevent and respond to sexual violence, identifying and implementing best practices to promote a survivor-centered approach that meets the needs of students and each school's responsibilities under the law.
August 21, 2014 | Virginia NewsToday Governor Terry McAuliffe today signed Executive Order 25 establishing a new task force, chaired by Attorney General Mark Herring, to help combat sexual violence on college campuses.
August 18, 2014 | VACPThomas Rambo, who has more than 27 years of experience in police work and higher education, is Roanoke College's new director of Campus Safety.
August 17, 2014 | National NewsOver the past two decades, many communities throughout the nation have witnessed a decline in the rate of crime. Years of effective, proactive, and progressive policing efforts by federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies have transformed our neighborhoods to safer, more secure communities.
August 17, 2014 | Virginia NewsThe first female police chief in William & Mary’s 321-year history will take command next month. Deborah “Deb” Cheesebro will begin her new post Sept.15.