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Gregory Brown Named Leesburg’s Next Chief of Police

July 27, 2016 | Virginia News

Brown, currently with the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office, will begin his new position on October 3, 2016.

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VACP recommends shrouding of badges in support of Baton Rouge police officers

July 17, 2016 | VACP

The Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police is recommending that all Virginia law enforcement officers shroud their badges in support of the fallen and injured officers in Baton Rouge, La. Shrouding is recommended through the day of the last funeral service — Monday, July 25.

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Two years after Ferguson, what’s changed for police, activists?

July 12, 2016 | Virginia News

By ROBERT ZULLO | Richmond Times-Dispatch

Experts in police training and policy debate the merits of “warrior” vs. “guardian” mindsets in shaping how officers should approach their jobs.

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VACP recommends shrouding of badges in support of Dallas police officers

July 8, 2016 | VACP

The Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police is recommending that all Virginia law enforcement officers shroud their badges for a week, starting today and ending at midnight, Friday, July 15, in support of the fallen and injured officers in Dallas.

DALLAS POLICE FUNERAL NOTICES

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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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