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Archive November 2020

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Prince William hires DC Metro Chief Peter Newsham as county's next police chief

The Prince William Board of County Supervisors is excited to announce the hiring of Peter Newsham as the new Police Chief for Prince William County. The announcement comes following a nationwide search with a public survey and competitive hiring process. His expected start date is February 1, 2021.

Fairfax County Police Chief Edwin C. Roessler, Jr. Announces Plans to Retire in 2021

After more than three decades of service to Fairfax County, Police Chief Edwin C. Roessler Jr. has announced his retirement, effective February 2021, and his plans to transition Virginia’s largest police department to the next generation of leadership.

CASE STUDY: Harrisonburg Police's Secret Weapon for Achieving VLEPSC Accreditation

Harrisonburg was just awarded VLEPSC accreditation in September. Read more about how they did it in this case study from VACP Corporate Partner Lexipol.

IN MEMORIUM: Retired Kenbridge Police Chief Jesse Carter

Chief Jesse Carter served the citizens of Kenbridge as police chief for 41 years, and also as Town Manager for 39 of those 41 years, before retiring in 2007. He passed away at the age of 83 on October 28, 2020. His son, Timothy Carter, is the current Shenandoah County Sheriff.