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Virginia Secretary of Public Safety Receives 2015 VACP President’s Award

September 2, 2015 | VACP

The Honorable Brian J. Moran, Virginia Secretary of Public Safety & Homeland Security, was honored September 1 with the 2015 President’s Award.


Eleven Virginia Law Enforcement Officers Receive 2015 VACP/VPCF Awards for Valor

September 2, 2015 | VACP

Officers from Chesapeake, Colonial Heights, Norfolk, Pulaski, Richmond and Roanoke County recognized for heroism; Norfolk Police Officer Brian Jones honored posthumously.


Schools consider regional effort to handle sexual assault

August 26, 2015 | Virginia News

By KARIN KAPSIDELIS | Richmond Times-Dispatch

Amid the mounting cost and complexity of new federal mandates to address sexual violence, Virginia’s colleges and universities are considering whether to establish a network of shared resources and investigators to address campus assaults.


American Legion Names Culpeper Police Sergeant State’s Top Cop

August 24, 2015 | Virginia News

By Wally Bunker | Culpeper Times

Every time Culpeper Police Chief Chris Jenkins talks about Sgt. Norma McGuckin a broad smile creeps across his face. The smile broadened Tuesday as he spoke about her.


Roanoke police launch new anonymous tip texting service

August 18, 2015 | Virginia News

The Roanoke Police Department has a new texting program that allows residents to text crime tips anonymously.


Norfolk police create LGBTQ community liaison, appoint openly gay sergeant to post

August 18, 2015 |

By Gary A. Harki | The Virginian-Pilot

NORFOLK — A city police officer has been designated as the department's first liaison to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning community.


Longtime Woodstock police chief dies after battle with cancer

August 18, 2015 | VACP

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Jerry Miller, who earned the trust and respect of Woodstock as its police chief for 28 years, died Monday morning at his home in Edinburg. He was 64.


DCJS: Comment Period Open on CJ Training Standards, De-Certification of Officers, ICAC Grants

August 17, 2015 | Virginia News

As required by the Code of Virginia and the Commission on Local Government, the Department of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) is conducting assessments on three mandates the Department administers that affect local governments. As listed in the Commission’s “Catalog of State and Federal Mandates on Local Governments,” the three are Prevention of Internet Crimes Against Children, De-Certification of Law Enforcement Officers, and Training Standards for Criminal Justice Personnel.


August FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin Now Online

August 17, 2015 | National News

The FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin can be accessed at Below is a list of articles you can read this month on the FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin website.


Heroin overdose deaths still rising in Virginia as officials try to boost awareness

August 15, 2015 | Virginia News

By Gary A. Harki | The Virginian-Pilot

The number of people who died in Virginia from overdoses of heroin or other opioids rose in 2014 for the second straight year, despite efforts by law enforcement and state officials to curb the problem.


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