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Roanoke County police expand use of beanbag guns following fatal shooting

July 6, 2016 | Virginia News

By Amy Friedenberger | The Roanoke Times

A 24-year-old man stood in a driveway on a May afternoon with a machete held over his shoulder. “Kill me,” he yelled at two Roanoke County police officers.

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New Firearms Laws Go Into Effect July 1, 2016

June 30, 2016 | Virginia News

Concealed Handgun Permit Reciprocity & Background Criminal History Checks for Private Sales

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Former New Kent sheriff recognized with lifetime achievement award

June 29, 2016 | Virginia News

Former sheriff F.W. "Wakie" Howard Jr was honored by Gov. Terry McAuliffe and Department of Motor Vehicles Commissioner Richard Holcomb on Wednesday for outstanding service during his 36-year tenure in New Kent County.

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VCU Police wins Governor’s Transportation Safety Award for third time

June 29, 2016 | Virginia News

Gov. Terry McAuliffe honored the VCU Police Department this week for its continued progress in promoting safe and sober driving practices in and around Virginia Commonwealth University.

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Longtime South Hill police chief to retire

June 28, 2016 | Virginia News

After 47 years in law enforcement, South Hill Police Chief Norman J. Hudson plans to hang up his badge for retirement. His last day will be July 30.

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Alexandria Police Chief Earl Cook Announces Retirement

June 28, 2016 | Virginia News

City’s first African American Chief to step down Oct. 1.

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‘I Thought They Were Playing Dead’: Officers Are Haunted by Scene at Orlando Club

June 28, 2016 | National News

By FRANCES ROBLES, The New York Times

ORLANDO — A scene keeps flashing through Officer Omar Delgado’s mind, sneaking into his slumber every time he closes his eyes to sleep.

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VCU Removes Suspect Descriptions from Email Crime Alerts

June 28, 2016 | Virginia News

The change was made to deter the development of negative racial stereotypes.

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McAuliffe Announces Public Safety Grant Funding for Implementing New Legislative Initiatives

June 24, 2016 | Virginia News

~ Funds are directed toward Protective Order implementation, Body-worn Cameras for law enforcement, and Naloxone ~

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Nomination Period Open for 2016 IACP/Target Police Officer of the Year

June 14, 2016 | National News

CALLING ALL HEROES: CELEBRATING 50 YEARS OF OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN LAW ENFORCEMENT

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