Posts Tagged Police
Governor Ralph Northam is now considering dozens of bills lawmakers sent him during a special session on coronavirus and criminal justice reform. Michael Pope reports about one bill that could limit what kind of military equipment is available to police.
Calls to defund the police are echoing across the country, but where should the money go? Cat Modlin-Jackson has this report about what it will take to dismantle the school to prison pipeline.
Across Virginia, and the country, police scanners are going quiet — at least for the public. Mallory Noe-Payne reports on the growing trend of encrypting first responder communication.
Recent years have seen a growing sense of distrust between some members of the community and police. Now one Virginia congressman is trying to forge a new sense of cooperation. Michael Pope is on Capitol Hill with the latest.