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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 7, 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.

Virginia K-9 Shot, Killed in Pursuit of Murder Suspect

August 2, 2018
Geller said the suspect continued firing at the state police vehicles and "one of the suspect's bullets pierced a K9 trooper's back passenger window and struck a state police canine riding in the back seat compartment."

Video: Virginia Police Called Over Basketball Foul

July 19, 2018
During a pick-up basketball game in Sterling (VA) a player took exception to what witnesses have described as a "hard screen" or "hard pick" and threatened to call police. The other players thought he was joking. He wasn't.

Virginia Police Called Over Basketball Foul

July 19, 2018
During a pick-up basketball game in Sterling (VA) a player took exception to what witnesses have described as a "hard screen" or "hard pick" and threatened to call police. The other players thought he was joking. He wasn't. More here. 

Virginia Department's "Lip-Sync Challenge Video" "Wins the Internet"

July 11, 2018
By Tuesday afternoon the video had been viewed more than 15 million times and shared more than 460,000 times on Facebook.

Video: Virginia Beach Officers Foil High School Dance Shooting Plot

June 13, 2018
Police received word that Coleman was staying at The Westin on Saturday evening. When officers tried stopping him outside the hotel, they say he took off running.

Virginia Beach Officers Foil High School Dance Shooting Plot

June 13, 2018
Police received word that Coleman was staying at The Westin on Saturday evening. When officers tried stopping him outside the hotel, they say he took off running. More Here.

Video: Soldier Steals Armored Vehicle, Leads Virginia Officers on 60-Mile Chase

June 6, 2018
Virginia State Police said in a news release the incident began around 7:50 p.m., when the M577 armored personnel carrier was driven away from Fort Pickett in Nottoway County. The tracked military vehicle was not equipped with any weaponry and is the property of the Virginia National Guard.

Soldier Steals Armored Vehicle Leads Virginia Officers on 60-Mile Chase

June 6, 2018
Virginia State Police said in a news release the incident began around 7:50 p.m., when the M577 armored personnel carrier was driven away from Fort Pickett in Nottoway County. The tracked military vehicle was not equipped with any weaponry and is the property of the Virginia National Guard.

Former Virginia Officer Protests Pending Release of Man Who Shot Him in Head

May 16, 2018
Bashir, who suffered from paranoid schizophrenia, was found not guilty by reason of insanity after trial evidence showed a voice in his head commanded him to shoot Laboy.

“CHiPs” Actor Erik Estrada Leads Fund-Raising Ride for Police Memorial

May 14, 2018
The Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office hosted the event, which began and ended at Bristol Motor Speedway and traveled through Sullivan County, Tennessee, and Washington County, Virginia.

Video: Body Cam Video Released After Woman Accuses VA Deputy of Racism

May 9, 2018
After an accusation of racism during a Virginia traffic stop went viral, the Brunswick County Sheriff's Office has released a full, uninterrupted body cam video of the incident to refute the claim.

Body Cam Video Released After Woman Accuses VA Deputy of Racism

May 9, 2018
After an accusation of racism during a Virginia traffic stop went viral, the Brunswick County Sheriff's Office has released a full, uninterrupted body cam video of the incident to refute the claim. More Here.
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