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Archive August 2021

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Twenty-Nine Virginia Law Enforcement Officers Receive 2020-21 VACP Awards for Valor

Officers from Arlington County, Colonial Heights, Culpeper, Hanover County, Henrico County, Herndon, Martinsville, Prince William County, Stanley, Winchester, and Virginia State Police recognized for heroism.

Virginia Police Chiefs Select Herndon Police Chief Maggie DeBoard & VACP Executive Director Dana Schrad to Receive 2021 Outstanding Contribution to Law Enforcement Award

The OCLE Award recognizes an individual’s conspicuous act or achievement in the performance of their duty that results in an exceptional and responsible contribution to the law enforcement profession here in the Commonwealth.

Democratic Candidate for Governor Terry McAuliffe Addresses Virginia Police Chiefs

The Honorable Terry McAuliffe, Democratic candidate for Governor of Virginia, addressed the 96th VACP Annual Conference on August 24 in Williamsburg.

Republican Candidate for Governor Glenn Youngkin Addresses Virginia Police Chiefs

Glenn Youngkin, Republican candidate for Governor of Virginia, addressed the 96th VACP Annual Conference on August 24 in Williamsburg. 

VACP Recommends Shrouding of Badges for Pentagon Force Protection Agency Officer Killed in Incident Tuesday

Pentagon Police Officer George Gonzalez died after being stabbed Tuesday during a burst of violence at a transit center outside the building, and a suspect was shot by law enforcement and died at the scene, officials said.