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VA Police Say Handcuffed Teen Shot Herself at Traffic Stop

Sarah Wilson and her boyfriend were arrested during a stop in Chesapeake after officers allegedly found drugs in the 1996 Lexus the couple were driving. Police said they handcuffed Wilson and, while attempting to apprehend her boyfriend, 27-year-old Holden Medlin, he became combative and ran away from the scene.

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Virginia Police Investigating Death of Off-Duty Officer as Murder-Suicide

Officer Bailey Smith had served with the Big Stone Gap Police Department, which is flying its flag at half-staff in the wake of his death.

Soldier Sentenced to 7 Life Terms for Killing Wife, Rookie Virginia Officer

On Thursday, Ronald Hamilton—who was convicted of capital murder in the killings of his wife and rookie Officer Ashley Guindon—learned that he has been sentenced to seven consecutive life terms in prison.

Allegedly Intoxicated Virginia Man Accused of Impersonating Police Officer

A 47-year-old Virginia man—identified as William Morgan—has been accused of impersonating a police officer.

Virginia Officer Surprised to Discover Life-Size Replica of Tiger on Patrol

An officer with the Prince William County (VA) Police Department was on regular proactive patrol when he came upon a fairly shocking sight—a tiger prowling the night behind a local retail store.

Virginia Officer Injured When Driver Slams into Squad During Traffic Stop

The officer—identified as Officer D.G. Martin—was transported to a nearby hospital where he was treated for reportedly minor injuries.

Virginia Department Mourns Sudden Death of K-9

Chief Edwin C. Roessler Jr. said K-9 "Doby" collapsed and stopped breathing while responding to a report of an armed robbery in Alexandria.

Video of Virginia Officer Playing "Dolls" with Girls Goes Viral

Iesha Roper-Boswel posted video of the interaction between the kids and Officer C.B. Fleming on Facebook, and it quickly went viral with more than 45,000 views in the span of just a few days.

Virginia Trooper Killed in Gunfight During Drug Investigation

Trooper Lucas Dowell was killed while helping the Piedmont Regional Drug and Gang Task Force search a home on Monday night.

Virginia Department Mourns Loss of Recently Retired K-9 "Ringo"

The Christiansburg (VA) Police Department is mourning the death of K-9 officer, Ringo, who recently retired from service following five years of service to the department.