Archive April 2023

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Old Dominion University announces the selection of R. Garrett Shelton as Chief of Police

Shelton joined the ODU Police Department as captain in 2015 after 28 years in Portsmouth. He has been serving as Interim Chief since April 2022. Shelton is a VACP Certified Law Enforcement Command Executive.


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John T. McKee named chief of Capitol Police

McKee was named interim chief in January, replacing Col. Anthony S. Pike, who retired at the end of 2022 after leading Capitol Police for nearly 12 years.


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National Wellness Survey Reveals Changes in Stressors for Public Safety

Concerns about COVID exposure and a general misunderstanding by the public and government officials were ahead of responding to critical incidents in terms of contributing to stress for law enforcement officers. 


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Middleburg Announces Promotion of Lt. Shaun Jones to Chief of Police

Lt. Jones has more than 23 years of law enforcement experience and has been with the Middleburg Police Department since December 2020. He succeeds retiring Chief AJ Panebianco on May 1.


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Interim Chief of Police Michael G. Goldsmith to retire from the City of Norfolk

Longtime public servant to end his 34-year career on April 14 as City nears naming its next Police Chief


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Winter Conferences
February 7-9, 2024
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Annual Conferences
99th Annual
August 25-28, 2024

Location: Hotel Roanoke
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August 24-27, 2025

Location: Williamsburg Lodge

101st Annual
August 30 – September 2, 2026

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