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2010 VACP President’s Award Presented to Prince William County Police Chief Charlie T. Deane

August 11, 2010 | VACP

News Image Prince William County Police Chief Charlie T. Deane will be honored on August 10 with the 2010 President’s Award at the Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police Annual Awards Banquet at the Hyatt Regency Reston.

VACP 2009-2010 President, Arlington County Police Chief Doug Scott, will present the award to Chief Deane for his many years of service to Virginia law enforcement.  Chief Deane has been an active leader in the Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police, serving in all Association positions, including President and Nominating Committee Chairman.

"Chief Deane is the epitome of a professional police chief," said VACP President Scott.  "The VACP President's Award is the best way I know to thank him for all he's done and all he continues to do for the Association and for Virginia law enforcement."

Chief Charlie T. Deane has been a member of the Prince William County Police Department since its inception in July 1970. He served 12 years as a criminal investigator and rose through the ranks to Deputy Police Chief in 1985. He was appointed Police Chief for the Department in 1988. Chief Deane was a Virginia State Police Trooper from 1966 until 1970.

Chief Deane is a graduate of George Mason University with a master's degree in Public Administration. In addition, he has a bachelor's degree in Administration of Justice from American University.; he is a graduate of the FBI National Academy; the University of Virginia Senior Executive Institute; and the FBI National Executive Institute. Chief Deane is Vice President of the Police Executive Research Forum (PERF) Board of Directors and a Past President of the Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police (VACP). He is also a member of the Policy Advisory Board, and the Executive committee for the International Association of Chiefs of Police.

The Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police is a statewide organization of federal, state and local police chiefs and law enforcement executives dedicated to improving the professionalism of police agencies in Virginia. The Association was founded in 1926 and has more than 600 members. The Association provides annual training programs for law enforcement executives, directs a statewide traffic safety program for law enforcement, produces Freedom of Information Act guidelines for law enforcement and advocates for law enforcement interests at the state and federal level.


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