Archive September 2019

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On #WorldSuicidePreventionDay, a look inside Fairfax County Police Department's approach to help officers' mental health

Last year, an estimated 167 police officers died by suicide. In light of the growing mental health crisis among first responders, the 3rd hour of TODAY takes a look at a Virginia police department’s efforts to address the issue.

Herring Issues Warning About Self-Administered Sexual Assault Evidence Kits

~ New product attempts to circumvent healthcare, victims’ services, and law enforcement in a way that could make prosecution of sexual violence cases more difficult and leave survivors without support and resources ~

Norfolk Police take top prize in national lip sync video contest

NPD's Foundation received a $100,000 donation from CBS for coming out on top in a live Twitter vote for the best lip sync video.

Ashland Police Chief Doug Goodman Appointed as CALEA Commissioner

Chief Goodman has been a CALEA Assessor/Team Leader since 2003 and his agency has been CALEA-accredited since 2008. 

DRIVE SMART Virginia Executive Director Janet Brooking Receives 2019 VACP President's Award

Director Brooking recognized for her tireless efforts to raise awareness about distracted driving and champion legislative initiatives that focus on occupant protection and distracted driving.