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Virginia Reverses New Concealed-Carry Restrictions, Governor and Legislature Compromise on Gun Shows

February 2, 2016
It reverses Virginia's recent decision to stop recognizing concealed-handgun permits from 25 states that have less stringent gun permit laws. That decision had been announced by Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring in December and had not yet taken effect.

Richmond Officer Shot in Foot Pursuit, Suspect in Custody

February 1, 2016
A Richmond, VA, police officer was shot during a foot pursuit in the Brookland Park area of Richmond early Sunday morning. More Here.

Video: Richmond Officer Shot in Foot Pursuit, Suspect in Custody

February 1, 2016
A Richmond, VA, police officer was shot during a foot pursuit in the Brookland Park area of Richmond early Sunday morning.

TASER Use Restricted in 5 States by U.S. 4th Circuit Court of Appeals

January 15, 2016
The decision applies in the five states in the 4th Circuit. The N.C. Justice Academy advised law enforcement agencies to revise their Taser policies to comply.

CNN's Anderson Cooper and Retired SEAL Donate K-9 Ballistic Vests

January 15, 2016
Three days after a Norfolk, VA, police dog was shot and killed in a standoff with a man who'd barricaded himself in his home, CNN anchor Anderson Cooper has donated enough money to outfit the Police Department's entire K-9 unit with ballistic vests.

Man Who Killed Virginia K-9 Sunday in Standoff Dies in Hospital

January 14, 2016
A man has died two days after he was shot by police officers who say he barricaded himself inside a Norfolk home and fatally wounded a police dog.

Virginia K-9 Shot and Killed During Barricade Incident

January 11, 2016
Police say Richardson came out of the house after several hours of unsuccessful negotiations, armed with a handgun. Norfolk Police Dog Krijger, a 4-year-old Belgian Malinois, was used to attempt to apprehend Richardson.

Virginia Revokes Concealed Carry Permit Agreement With 25 States

December 23, 2015
Attorney General Mark Herring, a Democrat, said the state will revoke its reciprocity agreement with the states because their concealed weapon laws don't meet Virginia's standards.

Eight Virginia Officers Hurt When Suspect Sets Fire

November 3, 2015
Eight Fairfax County, VA, police officers required medical attention for burns, smoke inhalation, and other injuries because of a fire set by a domestic violence suspect.

Video: Virginia Trooper Killed Responding to Fatal Crash

September 21, 2015
Virginia State Police Trooper Nathan-Michael W. Smith, age 27, was killed when his cruiser flipped into the woods and hit several trees Monday morning.

Virginia Trooper Killed Responding to Fatal Crash

September 21, 2015
Virginia State Police Trooper Nathan-Michael W. Smith was killed when his cruiser flipped into the woods and hit several trees Monday morning. Police said he was responding to what he believed to be a fellow trooper in distress when he lost control of his cruiser. More Here. 

Video: Two People Killed in Shootout with Virginia Beach Police

September 7, 2015
Two people were killed late Saturday night during an officer-involved shooting in Virginia Beach, Va. The shootout began when a male suspect shot at officers, who returned fire. The man was a person of interest in a homicide investigation.

Two People Killed in Shootout with Virginia Beach Police

September 7, 2015
Two people were killed late Saturday night during an officer-involved shooting in Virginia Beach, Va. The shootout began when a male suspect shot at officers, who returned fire. The man was a person of interest in a homicide investigation. More Here.

Virginia Officer Indicted on First-Degree Murder Charge in On-Duty Death

September 4, 2015
A police officer was indicted and booked Thursday on charges tied to the shooting death of an 18-year-old outside the Frederick Boulevard Wal-Mart in April.

Video: Reporter, Cameraman Killed During Live Virginia News Broadcast, Suspect Shot Himself

August 26, 2015
A gunman killed a reporter and cameraman while they were doing a live news report in Franklin County, Va., Wednesday morning.

Reporter, Cameraman Killed During Live Virginia News Broadcast, Suspect Shot Himself

August 26, 2015
A gunman killed a reporter and cameraman while they were doing a live news report in Franklin County, Va., Wednesday morning. More Here.

Former Virginia Officer Charged With Murder of Unarmed Man

August 18, 2015
The indictment of the officer in the killing of 46-year-old John Geer, who had a holstered gun at his feet when he was shot, marks the first time in the 75-year history of the Fairfax County Police Department that an officer has faced criminal prosecution in connection with an on-duty shooting.

Virginia Firefighter Placed on Leave After Anti-Cop Facebook Comments

August 7, 2015
A Fairfax County, Va., firefighter has been placed on paid administrative leave as the department investigates a comment that appeared on his Facebook account about wanting to put police officers in “body bags” after recent police shootings.

Officer Wounded, Suspect Killed in Richmond Gunfight

August 6, 2015
Officers were responding to reports of a man armed with a gun in the 2200 block of West Cary Street, at Meadow Street at 5:21 p.m. Wednesday night. Investigators say four officers approached the suspect and he started running. He then allegedly turned back with a gun, and shots were fired. More Here.

Video: Officer Wounded, Suspect Killed in Richmond Gunfight

August 6, 2015
Officers were responding to reports of a man armed with a gun in the 2200 block of West Cary Street, at Meadow Street at 5:21 p.m. Wednesday night. Investigators say four officers approached the suspect and he started running. He then allegedly turned back with a gun, and shots were fired.
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