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Davis to head up state police-chief group


Waynesboro Police Chief Douglas Davis was sworn in as president of the Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police on Tuesday during the annual VACP conference held this week in Reston.

Davis serves on the association’s Training Committee and Virginia Highway Safety Committee. He is a graduate of the Virginia Police Chiefs Foundation’s Professional Executive Leadership School, and is known for his expertise in police communications and patrol operations. Chief Davis also serves on the Executive Board of the Virginia Police Chiefs Foundation, and he represents the VACP on the Virginia Inmate Population Forecasting Committee.

The Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police is a statewide organization of federal, state and local police chiefs and law enforcement executives dedicated to improving the professionalism of police agencies in Virginia. The Association was founded in 1926 and has more than 600 members. The Association provides annual training programs for law enforcement executives, directs a statewide traffic safety program for law enforcement, produces Freedom of Information Act guidelines for law enforcement and lobbies for law enforcement interests at the state and federal level.

The Virginia Police Chiefs Foundation is a charitable educational foundation created by the VACP to provide training and education programs for law enforcement.

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