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Virginia Police Fatally Shoot Sword-Wielding Man

An officer with the Timberville (VA) Police Department came under attack of a man wielding a sword at a domestic call on Wednesday, forcing him to discharge his service weapon in his defense.

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2 Virginia Officers Fired Over Confederate Flag Sticker on Clipboard

Two officers with the Tazewell (VA) Police Department declined to resign following an investigation into their behavior stemming from a traffic stop at which a black man claimed one of the officers stopped him because of his race.

Virginia Officer Proposes to Girlfriend at His Academy Graduation

An officer with the Richmond (VA) Police Department surprised his now-fiancé with a wedding proposal during his police academy graduation ceremony.

Motorist Thanks Virginia State Police Officer on Facebook for Changing Her Tire

An officer with the Virginia State Police received some gratitude from a stranded motorist after he changed the left rear tire of her minivan.

Anonymous Donor Funds Purchase of Patrol Cars for Small Town Department

Officers with the Hurt (VA) Police Department will soon be on patrol in brand new squad cars thanks to the kindness of an anonymous donor who is funding the purchase and outfitting of the vehicles.

Virginia Beach Police Had Planned to Hold Active Shooter Training for Civilians Over Weekend

The instruction would have included recognizing hostile situations, utilizing common items for defense and a "no-skills needed" maneuver to combat a gunman.

Video: Gunfight Between Officers and VA Beach Gunman Lasted More Than 10 Minutes

Virginia Beach Police Chief James Cervera said the gunman opened fire on four of his officers immediately after they made contact with him on the second floor of the building and the exchange of fire between officers and the suspect was "double-digit minutes" long.

Virginia Police Officer Saved by Ballistic Vest in Response to Tragic Active Shooter Event

An officer with the Virginia Beach Police Department was struck by gunfire while responding to an active shooter event at a municipal building that left 11 innocents dead on Friday afternoon. Six other people were wounded in the attack. The gunman was also reportedly killed during a gunfight with responding officers.

Video: Virginia Officer Captures Snake in Residential Backyard

A female officer with the Henrico County (VA) Police Division was seen on video capturing a snake in a residential backyard as onlookers marveled at her quick hands and bravery.

Virginia Officer Injured in Traffic Collision

An officer with the Petersburg (VA) Police Department was injured in a two-car traffic collision early Monday. The injuries the officer sustained were described as non-life-threatening.