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VACP Response to Statement by Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe

VACP Response to Statement by Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe

The Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police stands ready to support Governor McAuliffe’s efforts to ensure that the Commonwealth ensures the rights of individuals to protest peacefully while providing for the safety of the public.

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VACP Mourns Passing of Former Executive Director John Pearson

VACP Mourns Passing of Former Executive Director John Pearson

Today, we mourn the passing of a wonderful man — former VACP Executive Director Lt. Col. John Pearson. Following a 38-year career with the Virginia State Police — during which he served on the VACP Executive Board and ultimately as VACP President (1978-79), John guided the Association as its Executive Director for 6 years. A kind and humble man dedicated…

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Newport News Police Chief Rick Myers Announces Resignation

Newport News Police Chief Rick Myers Announces Resignation

Newport News Police Chief Rick Myers has announced plans to leave his position effective September 1, 2017. He has accepted a job with a national Police Chiefs organization as executive director. Myers has led the Newport News Police Department with a total of 424 sworn officers since January 2014.

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2017 VACP Annual Conference Agenda Now Available!

2017 VACP Annual Conference Agenda Now Available!

A draft agenda for the 92nd Annual Conference of the Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police and Foundation has now been posted on the conference web page. Register and book your hotel rooms today!  The conference will be held September 17-20, 2017 in Virginia Beach, VA.

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Book your room in the Del-Mar-Va hotel block for IACP 2017 in Philadelphia!

Book your room in the Del-Mar-Va hotel block for IACP 2017 in Philadelphia!

Once again, the VACP has arranged for a block of rooms for IACP conference attendees from Delaware, Maryland & Virginia. If interested in booking a room in the Del-Mar-Va block, see our IACP conference page for more information.

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Announcing VACP’s Public Safety & Justice Portal!

Announcing VACP’s Public Safety & Justice Portal!

Welcome to a new age of communication. On behalf of the VACP, Cisco Systems and CDW-G, we are pleased to announce a new Association-sponsored program that will allow law enforcement, public safety, and other justice agencies to easily acquire, deploy, and communicate using SECURE video and telepresence technologies.

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