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City of Lynchburg Sheriff’s Office Receives 4th Accreditation Award

On March 26, 2019 the City of Lynchburg Sheriff’s Office was presented with agency’s 4th award as a Virginia Law Enforcement Professional Standards Commission (VLEPSC) accredited Sheriff’s Office. Presenting the award were VLEPSC Commissioners, Chief Ricky Arnold of the Wytheville Police Department and Colonel Anthony Pike of the Division of Capitol Police. Congratulations to Sheriff Donald Sloan, the members of the City of Lynchburg Sheriff’s Office and the City of Lynchburg for a job well done.

Tazewell Police Department Receives Accreditation Award

On March 19, the Town of Tazewell Police Department was presented with the agency’s Accreditation Award. Presenting the award during the regularly scheduled Town Council meeting was VLEPSC Commissioner Chief Ricky Arnold of the Wytheville Police Department and DCJS Accreditation Program Manager Derrick Mays. Congratulations to Chief David Mills, the members of the Tazewell Police Department and the Tazewell community!!!!!

Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office Receives 4th VLEPSC Accreditation Award

On February 20, 2019 the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office was presented with the agency’s 4th Award as a Virginia Law Enforcement Professional Standards Commission (VLEPSC) Accredited Agency. Presenting the award is VLEPSC Commissioner, New Kent County Sheriff J.J. McLaughlin Congratulations to Sheriff Brian Roberts, the members of the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office and to the citizens of Brunswick County!!!

City of Danville Sheriff’s Office Receives 4th Accreditation Award

On February 19, 2019 the City of Danville Sheriff’s Office was presented with the agency’s 4th Award as a Virginia Law Enforcement Professional Standards Commission Accredited Agency. Presenting the award is VLEPSC Commissioner, Martinsville Sheriff Steve Draper and DCJS Accreditation Program Manager Derrick M Mays. Congratulations to Sheriff Mike Mondul, the members of the Danville Sheriff’s Office and to the Danville Community!!!

Rockingham SO Receives 4th Award

On September 27, 2017, The Rockingham County Sheriff’s Office was formally presented with the agency’s Fourth Award as a VLEPSC accredited agency. Presenting the award was DCJS Accreditation Center Program Manager Derrick Mays. Congratulations to Sheriff Hutcheson, the members of the Rockingham County Sheriff’s Office and the Rockingham County Community.

James City Co. PD Receives Law Enforcement Challenge Award

On September 19, 2017, during the Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police (VACP) 92nd Annual Training Conference at the Wyndham Oceanfront Hotel in Virginia Beach, the James City County Police Department received the Law Enforcement Challenge 1st  Place State Award (Municipal 3: 61-125 Officers) and the Occupancy Protection Award. The Law Enforcement Challenge program promotes professionalism in traffic safety enforcement and encourages agencies to share best practices and programs with each other. The awards are based on entries prepared by  the participating agencies that highlight their traffic safety education and enforcement activities in occupant protection, impaired driving and speed over the past calendar year. Judges award points to the agencies in the six areas that comprise a comprehensive traffic safety program: problem identification, policies, planning, training of officers, public information and education, enforcement, and an evaluation of the outcomes of the agency’s efforts. The department should be commended for its efforts. Pictured below are Office Zach Bowman, Chief Brad Rinehimer VLEPSC Commissioner and Sgt. Thomas Johnson.

A Night of Awards for the Town of Grundy Police Department

A Night of Awards for the Town of Grundy Police Department

During the regularly scheduled Town Council meeting on September 12, 2017 the PD was formally presented with the agency’s Initial Accreditation Certificate. Presenting the award was VLEPSC Chairman Chief Gary Roche of the the Pulaski Police Department and DCJS Accreditation Center Program Manager Derrick Mays. Also during the meeting, Chief Fletcher presented Officer Greggory Skeens with the Town of Grundy Police Department Meritorious Service Award for actions taken while responding to an accident. The actions taken by Officer Skeens directly resulted in the survival of the victim. Accreditation Manager Amanda Jones was presented with an award recognizing her dedication and commitment to the accreditation process for the PD. Officer Amanda Davis was promoted to Sgt during the meeting as well. Congratulations to Chief Fletcher, the Grundy Police Department, all award recipients, and to the Grundy Community on a job well done.