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Violence Rising in VA City's Schools After Removal of SROs

“I’m pleading with the City Council this evening that we reinstate our school resource officers immediately,” said Gregory C. Hutchings Jr., Superintendent of Schools, Alexandria.

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VA Officer Saves Partner from Careening Car

The officers were standing next to a patrol car on the side of the road when a white car traveling in the opposite direction lost control, crossed the median, and hit the parked patrol car.

Police Union Wants Virginia to Outlaw Ticket Quotas

Virginia State Police, which the PBA says uses the practice that requires troopers to write a certain amount of tickets as a measure of effectiveness, initially denied using quotas.

Virginia Officers Could be Fired Over "Inappropriate" Videos

Officer Caleb Lafferty, who is white, and Officer Rondell White, who is black, produced what have been characterized as dark humor videos about racism.

Wounded VA Officers Talk About Their Recovery, Being Shot in 2020

Officer Martin was hit in his left knee and arm. He said one gunshot essentially broke his femur. Officer Scott was shot in his chest and stomach. Both of them were rushed to a hospital. Scott was in critical condition.

Virginia Officer Shot, Wounded in Escaped Cow Incident

Police say in the process of euthanizing the injured animal, it charged at officers on the scene, hitting an officer.

Virginia Officer Shot and Killed at Traffic Stop, Suspect Dead

According to Virginia State Police, Winum initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle, but before he could get out of his patrol vehicle, the driver got out of his vehicle and opened fire.

Measure to Repeal Qualified Immunity Defeated in VA General Assembly

The legislation, which would have prohibited an officer from using sovereign or qualified immunity as a defense in court, was set aside to be studied by the Virginia Crime Commission.

Wounded Ride-Along Files Claim Against Virginia Agency

Attorneys for Macy Raquel Hooper say the police department was careless in allowing her to “ride along” with an officer as police attempted to surround and capture a man who had killed his wife only two hours earlier.

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Virginia Deputy, 2 Store Employees Wounded in Walmart Shooting

A Loudon County, VA, sheriff's deputy and two store security officers were shot Saturday night during a confrontation with a shoplifting suspect.

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