Virginia Association of Law Enforcement Planners (VALEP)

The Virginia Association of Law Enforcement Planners (VALEP) has been established to promote the ideals and standards of professional law enforcement planning throughout the law enforcement agencies of the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Re-organized in 2010, and chartered with the International Association of Law Enforcement Planners (IALEP) the group is dedicated to provide a common forum where those who are involved in some aspect of law enforcement planning may share best practices and information, as well as drawing on the subject matter expertise of its members in providing options for solutions to the myriad of issues facing today’s law enforcement agency.


Upcoming Events

-none planned-


Board of Officers

Lt. Michael Wagner
Albemarle County Police Dept.
Charlottesville, Virginia
(434) 531-5410

Immediate Past President
Officer William Anzenberger
Prince William County Police Dept.
Woodbridge, Virginia
(703) 792-6605

Vice President
Sgt. John Harrison
Hampton Police Division
Hampton, Virginia
Phone:  (757) 727-6313

Cheryl Bookwalter
Ashland Police Department
Ashland, Virginia
(804) 412-0602

Richard East
Hampton University Police
Hampton, Virginia
Phone:  (757) 705-1689


Winter Conferences
February 5-7, 2025
February 4-6, 2026
Location for all: Hilton Short Pump (Henrico County)

Annual Conferences
99th Annual
August 25-28, 2024

Location: Hotel Roanoke
100th Annual
August 24-27, 2025

Location: Williamsburg Lodge

101st Annual
August 30 – September 2, 2026

Location: Hotel Roanoke