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Virginia Police ID Knife-Wielding Man Fatally Shot While Stabbing Woman

December 7, 2018
The Richmond (VA) Police Department said on Thursday that the man who was fatally shot by police as he stabbed a woman inside a residence refused orders from responding officers to drop the knife in his hand.

Witness to Non-Fatal Virginia OIS Says Suspect Would Not Drop Gun

December 4, 2018
"I saw it. It certainly looked justified to me," the witness told WUSA9-TV News. "I could see very clearly from my apartment and he definitely did not put it down."

Virginia Officer Dies in Single-Vehicle Collision Responding to Call

November 26, 2018
Police Officer Hunter Edwards was responding to the call several blocks away from his location when the crash occurred. He was transported to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Virginia Officer Dies of Apparent Medical Emergency While On Duty

November 19, 2018
The Virginia Beach Police Department announced the passing of Master Police Officer Kelvin Bailey, who died of an apparent medical emergency early in the morning on Saturday.

Virginia Police Unhurt in Ambush Attack, Suspect Seriously Wounded

November 6, 2018
Police officers with the Prince William (VA) County Police Department were responding to a call about a man firing shots from his residence and as they arrived on the scene, the man shot at the officers with a rifle in what appeared to be an ambush.

Virginia Officer Indicted for 2017 Non-Fatal OIS

November 2, 2018
Officer Jeremy Durocher of the Portsmouth (VA) Police Department has been charged with aggravated malicious wounding—and a related firearms charge—for an officer-involved shooting that occurred in October 2017.

Body Camera Video Released of Non-Fatal OIS in Virginia

November 2, 2018
Officer Jeremy Durocher of the Portsmouth (VA) Police Department has been charged with aggravated malicious wounding—and a related firearms charge—for an officer-involved shooting that occurred in October 2017. Body camera footage reveals that Durocher repeatedly shouted to other responding officers, "He has a gun! He has a gun!" before the shooting.

Army Sergeant Convicted of Killing Virginia Officer Gets Life in Prison

October 26, 2018
A deadlocked jury has resulted in Army Staff Sergeant Ronald Hamilton—who was convicted of capital murder last month for killing his wife and a Prince William County (VA) police officer—likely spending the rest of his life in prison, rather than being given a death penalty.

Teen Suspect Who Threatened 2 Virginia Schools is Arrested

October 22, 2018
The Manassas (VA) Police department said in a statement that the agency received information about a threat to Manassas City Schools on October 21, 2018.

Mother of Slain Virginia Officer Tells Cop Killer: "You Killed Me, Too"

October 10, 2018
“Ronald Hamilton, you not only killed my daughter,” said Sharon Guindon, addressing the former Pentagon information technology specialist. “You killed me, too.”

FBI Offers Reward for Unsolved 1984 Murder of Virginia State Trooper

October 1, 2018
The FBI is now offering a $50,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the individual responsible for the 1984 fatal stabbing of an off-duty Virginia state trooper.

VA Man Convicted of Capital Murder in Deaths of Wife, Rookie Officer

September 27, 2018
Ronald Hamilton, 34, of Woodbridge, VA, was charged in connection with the February 2016 fatal shootings of his wife, Crystal Hamilton, and Officer Ashley Guindon, who was just hours into her first shift as a Prince William County police officer.

Virginia Deputies, Officers Make Surprise Visit to Boy's Birthday Party

September 21, 2018
Deputies with the Isle of Wight County (VA) Sheriff's Office and the Windsor (VA) Police Department made a little boy's birthday dreams come true as they descended on the event after learning that the boy wanted a "police themed" party.

Jury Hears Testimony from Officers Who Survived Shooting that Killed Rookie Officer

September 13, 2018
Officer Jesse Hempen—who suffered a gunshot wound to his upper leg—and Officer David McKeown—who was shot in the chest, groin and right elbow—told the jury about the shooting that left rookie Officer Ashley Guindon fatally wounded.

Handcuffed Man in Back Seat of Squad Car Obtains Gun, Kills Himself

September 11, 2018
A man handcuffed and sitting in the back of a Spotsylvania County (VA) Sheriff's Office squad car reportedly was able to get his hands in front of him, obtain a gun from a "restricted area" of the vehicle, and shoot himself in the head, leaving him with a wound that would ultimately kill him.

2 Virginia Officers Wounded in Gunfight with Shooting Suspect

September 10, 2018
Two officers with the Charlottesville (VA) Police Department who were responding to a call of shots fired were themselves struck by gunfire by the suspected gunman in the incident. Neither of the officers appears to have life-threatening injuries.

Virginia Man Fleeing Police Throws Two-Year-Old Boy Into a Creek

August 17, 2018
According to the Strasburg (VA) Police Department, an officer saw the man driving with his two-year-old son on his lap. When the officer stopped the car, the man — identified as 28-year-old Kyle Steven Sunday — got out of the vehicle and fled. The man was then seen throwing the child over an embankment into a creek.

Alleged Antifa Members Attack Officer, Launch Eggs and Fireworks into Crowds

August 13, 2018
Charlottesville, VA, police are investigating the assault of an officer who was knocked to the ground, swarmed by a group of masked subjects, and beaten during a demonstration marking the one-year anniversary of the violence in that Virginia city that left one woman dead.

Virginia State Police Select SIG Sauer P320 Pistol for Standard Issue Firearm

August 8, 2018
The Virginia State Police has officially selected the SIG Sauer P320 Pistol as their official duty sidearm.

Why the "Lip-Sync Challenge" Videos Have Value for Law Enforcement

August 3, 2018
There have been dozens — if not hundreds — of videos posted of individual officers and whole departments dancing and lip-syncing to popular music. Here's why they are a good thing for police.
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