News & Announcements
City Manager Mark B. Jinks has announced his appointment of Michael L. Brown as Chief of Police for the City of Alexandria, effective January 23. Brown succeeds David Huchler, who has served as Acting Chief since Chief Earl L. Cook’s retirement on October 1, 2016.
January 13, 2017 | Virginia NewsRoanoke, Va. — Following in depth discussions with law enforcement stakeholders, the Roanoke Police Department has made the decision to utilize the Virginia State Police (VSP) for the criminal investigation portion of all officer-involved shootings. The Roanoke Police Department will cooperate fully in any future investigations and is in the process of completing the necessary internal changes to aid in this endeavor.
Virginia Gazette Dave Sloggie gave four decades to police work, and he's retiring from the Williamsburg Police Department this week. Though he's made a career working in Williamsburg, advancing through the police department was not something he planned on at first.
August 11, 2016 | Virginia NewsWilliamsburg Police Chief David C. Sloggie announced today his plans to retire on January 1, 2017 after 40 years in law enforcement.
August 5, 2016 | Virginia NewsColonel W. Steven Flaherty, Virginia State Police Superintendent, announced today the retirement of current Deputy Superintendent, Lt. Colonel Robert B. Northern. Also announced was the appointment of Lt. Colonel Tracy S. Russillo to the position of second in command of the Department.
July 27, 2016 | Virginia NewsBrown, currently with the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office, will begin his new position on October 3, 2016.
July 12, 2016 | Virginia NewsBy 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.
July 6, 2016 | Virginia NewsBy 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.
June 30, 2016 | Virginia NewsConcealed Handgun Permit Reciprocity & Background Criminal History Checks for Private Sales
June 29, 2016 | Virginia NewsFormer 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.