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VA Man Hits Patrol Car, Says Wanted to Take 'Out' Deputy

August 21, 2017
A King George, VA, man was charged with attempted capital murder of a law enforcement officer Sunday after being accused of ramming a county deputy's cruiser from behind and then telling the deputy that he was trying to "take you out," authorities said.

Video: VA Rescue Crew Uses Drones to Help Rescue Man Trapped by Tree

August 18, 2017
Members of the Danville Life Saving Crew and Pittsylvania County (VA) Sheriff's Office used drones to aid them in rescuing a logger pinned down across a river after a tree fell on one of his hands.

VA Rescue Crew Uses Drones to Help Rescue Man Trapped by Tree

August 18, 2017
Members of the Danville Life Saving Crew and Pittsylvania County (VA) Sheriff's Office used drones to aid them in rescuing a logger pinned down across the Dan River Tuesday after a tree fell on one of his hands. More Here.

Helicopter in Fatal VA Police Crash Had Past Engine Problems

August 16, 2017
The police helicopter involved in a crash that killed two troopers near the chaotic events of Charlottesville, VA, over the weekend had previous mechanical problems that led to an extremely hard landing seven years ago.

No Distress Call in Helicopter Crash That Killed 2 Virginia Troopers

August 14, 2017
There was no distress call, according to federal safety investigators looking into what caused a helicopter crash that killed two Virginia State Police officers as they were conducting surveillance work during the white nationalists' rally in Charlottesville on Saturday.

Charlottesville, Virginia State Police Criticized by Both Sides for Response to Alt-Right Rally Violence

August 14, 2017
"We had on the ground here the largest deployment of law enforcement professionals in Virginia since 9/11," Charlottesville Mayor Michael Signer said. "As I understood it, almost a thousand officers were right here on the ground."

2 Virginia State Police Officers Killed in Helicopter Crash

August 13, 2017
In a statement, Virginia State Police said the helicopter was "assisting public safety resources with the ongoing situation" before falling into a wooded area, in Albemarle County, where Charlottesville is located.

Handcuffed Suspect Escapes VA Police Station During Smoke Break

August 3, 2017
The Bedford (VA) Police Department is looking for a man it said took off from the police station in handcuffs.

Virginia Executes Cop Killer

July 7, 2017
Morva was sentenced to death in 2008 for murdering security guard Derrick McFarland and Montgomery County sheriff's Deputy Eric Sutphin during an escape from custody in 2006.

Looming Execution Divides Mother, Daughter of Slain VA Deputy

July 6, 2017
The daughter of a sheriff's deputy killed by a man set to be executed in Virginia said that she has urged the state's governor to spare the man's life, but the slain deputy's mother says she hopes the prisoner is executed.

VA Sergeant Shot in Vest, Suspect Killed Sunday

July 3, 2017
A Norfolk, VA, Police sergeant is out of the hospital after he was injured in a shooting that also left the suspect dead.

Man Accused of Killing VA Officer Faces Capital Murder Charge

June 30, 2017
Ball is accused of shooting 45-year-old Special Agent Michael Walter while the officer was patrolling in a Richmond public housing complex.

VA Supreme Court to Hear Case Over How Long Police Can Keep LPR Data

June 28, 2017
The Virginia Supreme Court has agreed to hear a challenge over how long police can keep data from automated license plate readers, which police say can provide valuable investigative information.

Alexandria Officer Drew Gunman’s Fire During Baseball Practice Shooting, Chief Says

June 20, 2017
Brown says Battaglia drew the gunman's fire and took cover behind parked cars, allowing two other officers to return fire.

Capitol Police Officers Hailed as Heroes After Baseball Practice Shooting

June 15, 2017
"I spoke with Special Agent [David] Bailey and Special Agent [Crystal] Griner this morning," House Speaker Paul Ryan said. "One was being treated and one was about to go into surgery."

Capitol Police Officers Stopped "Massacre" at Congressional Baseball Practice

June 14, 2017
Although the practice was taking place in Alexandria, VA, across the Potomac River from the Capitol, police were on hand to protect Rep. Steve Scalise, the majority whip and No. 3 Republican in the House of Representatives.

VA Officer Shot Serving Warrant, Suspect in Custody After Standoff

June 13, 2017
A Virginia Beach, VA, police officer is recovering after he was shot multiple times while trying to serve a search warrant Tuesday morning, touching off a six-hour standoff.

VA State Police Agent Killed in Richmond, Suspect in Custody

May 27, 2017
A Virginia State Police special agent has died after he was shot Friday evening after approaching a vehicle parked on the wrong side of the street.

Bible Verse Decals to Come Off VA County Patrol Cars Immediately, Sheriff Says

May 18, 2017
The Bible verse decals that have adorned Montgomery County (VA) Sheriff's Office vehicles since March are coming off immediately, Sheriff Hank Partin said in a Thursday statement.

Virginia State Police Shut Down E-mail to Thwart Malware Attack

April 28, 2017
The Virginia State Police shut down its email system on Wednesday night to strengthen its defense against a sophisticated new form of malware that infected the law enforcement agency’s network at the end of last week.
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