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Chesterfield County Introduces Next Chief of Police

Chesterfield County Introduces Next Chief of Police

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — County officials today named Jeffrey S. Katz as the county’s next chief of police, effective Jan. 2, 2018. A Florida native and 25-year veteran of law enforcement, Katz has served as the Boynton Beach, Florida, Police Department’s chief since 2013. He will be Chesterfield’s eighth police chief since the department formed in 1914.

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Harrisonburg Names Sellers Interim Police Chief

Harrisonburg Names Sellers Interim Police Chief

Harrisonburg, Va. – The city of Harrisonburg has named an interim police chief who will begin work at the Harrisonburg Police Department (HDP) this week. Starting Wednesday, November 8, Steve Sellers, interim police chief, will begin his leadership role within HPD.

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Virginia Agencies Receive International Policing Awards

Virginia Agencies Receive International Policing Awards

The Roanoke Police Department, Virginia Commonwealth University Police Department, Virginia State Police, Loudoun County Sheriff's Office, and FBI-Washington Field Office all received top awards Tuesday night at the 2017 International Association of Chiefs of Police Annual Conference in Philadelphia, PA.

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Sam Roman sworn in as Lexington police chief

Sam Roman sworn in as Lexington police chief

LEXINGTON, Va. - After more than a year without permanent leadership in the Lexington Police Department, the city has a new police chief on the job.

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Mrs. Jessica Sears Younce of Chesterfield County Recognized with 2016-17 VACP President’s Award

Mrs. Jessica Sears Younce of Chesterfield County Recognized with 2016-17 VACP President’s Award

Each year, the President of the Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police & Foundation (VACP) selects an individual for the President’s Award to recognize their meritorious efforts on behalf of the law enforcement profession and Virginia’s criminal justice system.

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Twelve Virginia Law Enforcement Officers to Receive 2017 VACP Awards for Valor

Twelve Virginia Law Enforcement Officers Receive 2017 VACP Awards for Valor

Officers from Chesapeake, Chesterfield County, Harrisonburg, Hopewell, Newport News, and Virginia State Police recognized for heroism.

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January 4 – 5, 2018 VACLEA Winter Conference 2018
Henrico County, VA
January 8 – March 8, 2018 Professional Executive Leadership School (PELS) - 42nd Session
University of Richmond, VA
January 24 – 26, 2018 Internal Affairs Investigators Basic Training
Glen Allen, VA
February 26 – 27, 2018 VACP Midyear Conference 2018
Henrico County, VA
March 27 – 30, 2018 New Chiefs / Deputy Chiefs Training
Glen Allen, VA
May 16 – 18, 2018 VACLEA Summer Conference 2018
Virginia Beach, VA
June 3 – October 3, 2018 Institute for Leadership in Changing Times (ILCT)
Roanoke, VA
September 9 – 12, 2018 2018 VACP Annual Training Conference
Roanoke, VA
September 17 – November 15, 2018 Professional Executive Leadership School (PELS) - 43rd Session
University of Richmond, VA
October 6 – 9, 2018 125th Annual IACP Conference
Orlando, FL
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