Archive April 2021

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Winchester Police Department announces promotion of Deputy Chief Amanda Behan

Winchester Police Chief John Piper is pleased to announce the promotion of Captain Amanda Behan to the rank of Deputy Chief of Police.

Town of Windsor Issues Statement Regarding Dec. 5, 2020 Traffic Stop

An internal investigation was conducted following the stop in December and, upon determining department policy was not followed, disciplinary action was taken. A further investigation by Virginia State Police has been requested.

VACP Statement on Incident in Windsor, Va.

The Executive Board of the VACP has issued the following statement:

Culpeper Police Department Awarded National Advanced Re-Accreditation with Meritorious Achievement by CALEA

The Culpeper Police Department earned its sixth national advanced accreditation certification following a panel interview on March 26, 2021. Only 10% of Virginia's agencies are accredited with CALEA and even fewer obtain advanced accredited status.

VACP Recommends Shrouding of Badges for US Capitol Police Officer William F. "Billy" Evans

One U.S. Capitol police officer has died and a second is injured following an incident at the U.S. Capitol today. The suspect, Noah Green (25), has also died.

Lexington Hires Angela Greene as Newest Police Chief

Greene joins the Lexington Police Department with 20 years of law enforcement experience, with eight of those years in senior leadership positions, serving most recently as Chief of Police for the City of Portsmouth, Virginia.