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Virginia State Police graduates 126th generation of new troopers

The Commonwealth graduated its 126th generation of Virginia State Troopers on Friday.

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State Police ID driver in Augusta County Interstate 81 racing accident

Virginia State Police have released the name of the Amherst man who did in an accident on Interstate 81 in Augusta County on Monday.


State Police investigating fatal crash in Fluvanna County

Virginia State Police have released the identity of the man who died in the Wednesday accident on Interstate 64 in Fluvanna County.


State Police investigating fatal Greene County crash

Virginia State Police Trooper T.M. Smith II, is investigating a fatal vehicle crash in Greene County.

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State Police investigating fatal accident in Buckingham County

Virginia State Police Trooper D.L. Vaughn is investigating a fatal crash in Buckingham County.

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State Police announce new leadership for administrative bureau

The Virginia State Police has moved forward with appointing a new director and deputy director of the Bureau of Administrative and Support Services.

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Students from across Virginia graduate State Police Youth Cadet Academy

This week 42 high schools students from across the Commonwealth experienced life as a Virginia State Police trainee.


State Police investigating fatal accident that claims life of 5-year-old in Augusta County

Virginia State Police Sr. Trooper D.C. Brydge is investigating a fatal crash in Augusta County. The crash occurred Thursday at 10:37 p.m., on Route 250.


State Police investigate fatal Augusta County crash

Virginia State Police are investigating a fatal crash involving a pedestrian that occurred in the early morning hours Sunday.

Updated: State Police investigating bus crash in Richmond involving college students

Virginia State Police are investigating an overturned bus crash that occurred around 7:15 p.m., November 29 (Sunday) in North Chesterfield County.

‘Hoos, Hokies: State Police advise planning to drive to save lives on Clash weekend

Virginia Tech coach Frank Beamer and Virginia coach Mike London put their rivalries aside in order to team up with the Virginia State Police for a traffic safety public service announcement.


Virginia State Police investigating fatal crash in Nelson County

At 1:04 a.m., Virginia State Police Trooper W.C. Fugate responded to a single-vehicle crash in Nelson County. The crash occurred Oct. 31 on Route 29 near River Road.


State Police charge Waynesboro man following pursuit

Shortly before 4 p.m. Thursday (April 2), the Augusta County Sheriff’s Office was in pursuit of a 2013 Kawasaki motorcycle. As the motorcycle was traveling along South Delphine Avenue, it passed Virginia State Police Trooper S.J. Nicely Jr.


Virginia State Police investigating UVA ABC arrest

Virginia State Police is conducting a comprehensive investigation into the March 18 arrest by Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) special agents of a 20-year-old UVA student in the City of Charlottesville.


State Police: Two confirmed traffic deaths due to Monday snowstorm

From 4 p.m. Monday through 12 p.m. Tuesday, Virginia State Police troopers and dispatchers statewide fielded 3,363 calls for service statewide.

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Interstate 81 slow roll closures in Frederick County on Sunday

Motorists should be alert for northbound and southbound slow roll lane closures on the morning of Sunday, January 11, along Interstate 81 in northern Frederick County.


Virginia State Police seek help in locating hit-and-run vehicle in Rockingham County

Virginia State Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a vehicle that fatally struck a pedestrian Thursday night in Rockingham County.

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Sen. Petersen, Del. Anderson propose limits on police data collection, regulation of license plate readers

For the 2015 General Assembly session, Senator Chap Petersen and Delegate Rich Anderson will introduce legislation to regulate License Plate Readers (LPRs) in the Commonwealth, specifically placing limitations on passive data collection and retention by police departments.

Utility work to slow down traffic on Interstate 64 on Sunday

Utility work scheduled for Sunday, Jan. 11 will create traffic delays on Interstate 64 near mile marker 104 in western Albemarle County.

Mother, daughter arrested in Waynesboro Walmart incident

The Waynesboro Police Department arrested a mother and daughter team after a routine encounter at Walmart between the mother and a police officer evolved into an incident of theft, false identification and both women under arrest.

Waynesboro man arrested after brandishing, abduction

A Waynesboro man wanted by police on three outstanding Waynesboro felony warrants was arrested last night after threatening a 23-year-old Grottoes man with a gun at the Shell Station at East Broad Street and Charlotte Avenue, and forcing him to drive to another location.


Virginia State Police: Drive to save lives

This time of year, with all the holiday parties and festive occasions, many partygoers will be drinking. If you’re celebrating with alcohol this holiday season, the Virginia State Police has a message for you: Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over.


One dead in Route 340 DUI in Augusta County

At 1:42 p.m. Thursday (Dec. 18), Virginia State Police Sr. Trooper D.C. Brydge responded to a single-vehicle crash in the Augusta County community of Crimora. The crash occurred on Route 340, approximately one mile north of Route 612.

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Governor McAuliffe announces legislation to prevent gun violence

Governor McAuliffe today announced a series of legislative proposals aimed at protecting Virginia residents and families through common-sense gun violence prevention efforts.


Virginia State Police investigating fatal Augusta County crash

At 3:01 a.m., Monday, Virginia State Police Trooper T.L. Johnson was called to the scene of a single-vehicle crash in Augusta County. The crash occurred on Glebe School Road/Rte 708 less than a mile west of Route 707.

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VDOT to increase speed limit on Interstate 81 in Harrisonburg area

The Virginia Department of Transportation will increase the speed limit to 70 miles per hour on Interstate 81 northbound in the Harrisonburg area between mile marker 248.2 and 249.


Virginia State Police investigate fatal crash in Buckingham County

At 1:45 p.m., Thursday (Dec. 11), Virginia State Police Trooper R.M. Chambliss responded to a two-vehicle crash in Buckingham County.


Virginia State Police investigating inmate death at Rockingham County Jail

The Virginia State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation, Culpeper Field Office, is investigating an inmate death that occurred on December 7, at the Rockingham County Jail.


Thanksgiving driving fatalities experience record decline in Virginia

Despite the challenging weather at the start of the 2014 Thanksgiving weekend in Virginia, preliminary numbers indicate a record decline in traffic fatalities over the holiday statistical counting period.

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Harrisonburg man dead in Interstate 81 crash

At 1:03 p.m. Monday (Dec. 1), Virginia State Police Trooper Z.J. Blevins was called to the scene of a single-vehicle crash in Augusta County. The crash occurred at Exit 235 on Interstate 81.

Domestic incident in Waynesboro leads to pursuit, suspect flees

At 10:22 a.m. Wednesday, the Waynesboro 911 Center received a call from a female in the 300 block of South Delphine Avenue reporting a domestic incident with a family member involving damaged property.


Virginia State Police reminds motorists to be safe for Thanksgiving

The Thanksgiving holiday weekend is one of the busiest travel times of the year, which increases Virginians’ risks of being involved in a serious or deadly traffic crash.