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Video: Brazilian Officer Killed in Bike Crash at World Police and Fire Games

July 6, 2015
Fighting tears at a vigil Friday evening, teammates remembered a police investigator from Brazil who was killed in a bicycle collision at the World Police and Fire Games in Fairfax County, Va., Thursday.

Virginia Officer Helps Homeless Family, Inspires Others

June 18, 2015
Officer Wylie directed the man to pull his van over to the Wawa gas pumps and proceeded to pull out his own wallet and use his own credit card to fill up this man’s van.

Video: Photo of Virginia Trooper Helping Stranded Driver Goes Viral

May 20, 2015
A Virginia State Trooper received Facebook praise from a worried mother over the way he took care of her stranded son. Trooper Matt Okes spent hours with the 20-year-old student to make sure he was safe on the dark and busy road.

Photo of Virginia Trooper Helping Stranded Driver Goes Viral

May 20, 2015

A Virginia State Trooper received Facebook praise from a worried mother over the way he took care of her stranded son. When Joseph Owusu's car got a flat tire while the Virginia Tech student drove home from school last week, Trooper Matt Okes spent hours with the 20-year-old student to make sure he was safe on the dark and busy road. More Here.

Video: Bloodhound Puppy Joins Virginia Police Department

May 11, 2015
The newest member of the Fairfax County (Va.) Police Department is just eight weeks old. CJ, a ridiculously cute bloodhound puppy, joined the department two weeks ago and is now in training.

Bloodhound Puppy Joins Virginia Police Department

May 11, 2015

The newest member of the Fairfax County (Va.) Police Department is just eight weeks old. Bloodhound puppy CJ is in training to learn how to search for missing people. More Here.

Virginia Student's Arrest Injuries Spark Protests, Investigation

March 19, 2015

The Virginia State Police have been asked to conduct an independent investigation after a University of Virginia student was injured during an arrest near campus Wednesday. More Here.

Video: Virginia Student's Arrest Injuries Spark Protests, Investigation

March 19, 2015
The Virginia State Police have been asked to conduct an independent investigation after a University of Virginia student was injured during an arrest near campus Wednesday.

Private Police Carry Guns and Make Arrests in Virginia

March 2, 2015
More and more Virginians are obtaining police powers using a little-known provision of state law that allows private citizens to petition the courts for the authority to carry a gun, display a badge and make arrests. The number of "special conservators of the peace" has doubled in Virginia over the past decade

Virginia Trooper Shot in Foot by Trooper Firing at Dog, 3 Arrested

February 13, 2015
A Virginia State trooper was shot in the foot Thursday after another trooper fired at an attacking dog while conducting a joint narcotics search by the Isle of Wight (Va.) Sheriff's Office and state police, officials said.

Virginia Officer, Suspect Wounded in Friday Night Gunfight

January 4, 2015

A veteran Richmond police officer was shot and wounded Friday after exchanging gunfire with an armed man who opened fire on the officer soon after he responded to a call of a man experiencing a mental health crisis in a Fulton Hill neighborhood, authorities said. More Here.

Virginia Officer, Suspect Wounded in Friday Night Gunfight

January 4, 2015
A veteran Richmond police officer was shot and wounded Friday after exchanging gunfire with an armed man who opened fire on the officer soon after he responded to a call of a man experiencing a mental health crisis in a Fulton Hill neighborhood, authorities said.

Virginia Officer Prevents Suicide, Just One Week After Intervention Training

December 23, 2014

Body-mounted cameras on officers recorded as Newport News police officer Andrew Gohn knelt to the ground. He asked the man about his problems and encouraged him to talk about his kids, preventing him from making good on suicide threats. More Here.

Video: Virginia Officer Prevents Suicide, Just One Week After Intervention Training

December 23, 2014
Body-mounted cameras on officers recorded as Newport News police officer Andrew Gohn knelt to the ground. He asked the man about his problems and encouraged him to talk about his kids, preventing him from making good on suicide threats.

Gang Members Charged with Killing Virginia Reserve Will Not Face Death Penalty

November 17, 2014
Four gang members who were charged with the murder of a reserve Virginia police officer, Kevin Quick, will not be facing the death penalty, federal prosecutors told reporters Friday.

Aeryon SkyRanger Used in Police Search for Missing University Student

October 2, 2014
Aeryon Labs Inc. announced today that the Aeryon SkyRanger small Unmanned Aerial System (sUAS) has been deployed to aid in the search for missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham.

Virginia Sheriffs' Offices Searching Cold Cases for Link to Missing UVA Student

October 1, 2014
Police reveal there may be a new forensic link with the missing UVA student case and other cold cases in Virginia.

Williamsburg: Policing Where the Present Meets the Past

July 20, 2014

A former NYPD cop, Hamilton moved to this quiet Tidewater community more than 15 years ago after her child waited for a bus in New York next to a dead body.

Virginia Officer Killed in Shootout with Ex-con

June 2, 2014

An ex-con in Virgina gunned down a teenager returning from graduation then fled, having a shootout with police. One officer was killed and another wounded before the gunman was killed by police.

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Video: Virginia Officer Shoots Teen

May 27, 2014
A Purcellville (Va.) police officer shot and killed a teenager who was allegedly threatening suicide. Police report that the teen lunged at the officer with a knife just prior to the shooting.
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