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Virginia Officer Accused of Excessive Force, Indicted by Grand Jury

A grand jury indicted an officer with the Fairfax County (VA) Police Department accused of assaulting a man who—according to available body-camera video footage—was not actively resisting when he was stunned and placed under arrest in an incident in early June.

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Suspect Charged for Allegedly Biting Virginia Officer

A man is accused of biting an officer with the Arlington County (VA) Police Department, after officers responded to a call that a man had knocked over store displays and stole items from local businesses on Sunday afternoon.

Virginia Police Chief Stops Edged Weapon Attack at Church

Fairfax County Police Chief Ed Roessler and two other individuals stopped a man who was stabbing the pastor and parishioners gathered for Bible study over the weekend, possibly saving multiple lives in the process.

Virginia County Taking Steps to Create New Police Department

Voters in Loudon County, VA, may soon be faced with a referendum that could lead elected officials to begin the formal process of creating a county-wide police agency.

Retired Virginia Officer Killed in Wisconsin "Hate Crime"

Phillip A. Thiessen, 55, was riding his motorcycle in Fond du Lac County when investigators say a man intentionally swerved his truck into the motorcycle because he believed all Harley riders to be "white racists."

Virginia Senate Democrats Want to Downgrade Assaulting Officers from Felony to Misdemeanor

Under current law, anyone who is convicted of assaulting a law enforcement officer is guilty of a Class 6 felony and is subject to a mandatory minimum term of confinement of six months, according to Virginia code.

Release of Convicted Cop-Killer Delayed

The release of a man convicted in the murder of an officer with the Richmond (VA) Police Department in 1979 has been put on hold, and an investigation into the parole board's handling of his case has begun.

Two Virginia Officers Stabbed in Weekend Melee

Two officers with the Suffolk (VA) Police Department were among four people stabbed on Sunday night.

Virginia Releases Convicted Cop Killer on Parole

A parole board in Virginia released on parole a man convicted of the 1979 premeditated capital murder of a young Richmond police officer.

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Virginia Police Hold Drive-By Parade for Former Officer Battling Illness

Police officers and other first responders in Charlottesville, VA, held a drive-by parade outside the home of a former police officer battling a terminal illness.