Welcome to the new VACP website!
Your VACP staff has been working hard the last couple years to implement an entirely new association management software and web site to better serve all of you, and we are thrilled to finally launch it! We hope you'll find this new site easier to use when it comes to applying for membership, making dues payments or registering for trainings and conferences online. Please bear with us as we continue to transfer content from the old site to this new one and don't hesitate to let us know when you come across broken links or missing information!
Governor Ralph Northam, Virginia Chiefs recognize 2019 Virginia Police Week and National Peace Officers Memorial Day — Wednesday, May 15, 2019.
During the 2019 Session of the Virginia General Assembly, the Virginia House of Delegates passed much important legislation, including House Joint Resolution 646, designating September 11, in 2019 and each succeeding year, as First Responders Day in Virginia.
Courtroom anxiety stems from many factors, including the high legal burden to prove guilt beyond a reasonable doubt. But fear of public speaking, lack of control over the court process and horror stories told by other officers may add to the stress of testifying.