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News Image Public Shows Strong Support for Public Safety Agencies in Virginia

Virginia 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

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Alexandria Police Promotes Two Deputy Chiefs

February 4, 2016 | Virginia News

Alexandria Police Chief Earl Cook has promoted Chris Wemple III and Shahram Fard from the rank of Captain to Deputy Chief of Police, effective immediately.

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Testing to Begin on Sexual Assault Evidence Kits

February 4, 2016 | Virginia News

Testing 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

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Governor McAuliffe Announces Historic, Bipartisan Gun Safety Deal

January 29, 2016 | Virginia News

RICHMOND - 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.

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Virginia Concealed Handgun Reciprocity Changes Delayed to March 1, 2016

January 29, 2016 | Virginia News

RICHMOND, 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.

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MWAA Names Scott C. Booth New Chief of Police

January 20, 2016 | Virginia News

The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority named Scott C. Booth as its new chief of police Wednesday.

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Henrico Co. Police Chief Appointed to Deputy County Manager

January 11, 2016 | Virginia News

Henrico County Manager John Vithoulkas announced today that effective January 23, 2016, Chief Douglas A Middleton will join the staff of the County Manager as the Deputy County Manager for Public Safety.

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Salem City Manager Names Major Mike Crawley New Police Chief

January 7, 2016 | Virginia News

Salem City Manager Kevin Boggess wasted no time this morning as he swiftly appointed Mike Crawley to the position of Police Chief for the citizens of Salem. Crawley replaces Tim Guthrie, who will retire as Salem’s Chief at the end of the month after 34 years of service in the department.

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Salem Police Chief Tim Guthrie Announces Retirement in January

January 7, 2016 | Virginia News

Salem Police Chief, Tim Guthrie, announced his retirement in a staff meeting this morning after serving Salem’s citizens as a valued member of the Police Department for the past 34 years. His departure, which has been in the works for the past several months, will take effect at the end of January.

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Leesburg Police Chief Price to retire in March

January 7, 2016 | Virginia News

by Crystal Owens | Loudoun Times-Mirror

It's not the high-profile national media attention cases Leesburg Chief of Police Joseph Price worked in his 16 years as the town's law enforcement leader that will stick with him once he retires March 1.

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