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A Common Wealth of Representation for the Law Enforcement Officers of the Commmonwealth of Virginia

Virginia Coalition of Police
and Deputy Sheriffs

Candlelight Vigil 2014
Tuesday, May 13th

National Police Week 2014

May 11-17, 2014

In 1962, President Kennedy proclaimed May 15th as National Peace Officers Memorial Day
and the calendar week in which May 15th falls, as National Police Week. Established by
a joint resolution of Congress in 1962, National Police Week pays special recognition to those
law enforcement officers who have lost their lives in the line of duty for the safety and protection of others.

National Police Week is a collaborative effort of many organizations dedicated to honoring America's law enforcement community.
Principal organizers of National Police Week are:


National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund (NLEOMF),
which sponsors the annual Candlelight Vigil at the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial.


bullet Fraternal Order of Police/Fraternal Order of Police Auxiliary (FOP/FOPA),
which organize the Peace Officers Memorial Day Service at the U.S. Capitol.

bullet Concerns of Police Survivors (C.O.P.S.),
 which holds the National Police Survivors' Conference.

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"Dropping the Hammer" Seminar in Virginia Beach 2013
A Huge Success

Burt Springer and Chip Condon addressing attendees at the
VCOPS "Dropping the Hammer" Seminar in Virginia Beach.



These are great Chistmas presents!!
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Training and Knowing Your Rights
Will Make a Big Difference in Your Career and Your Life!


Lane County Oregon Officer Involved Shooting Video


I'm OK....I'm waiting for my Attorney!

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Findings from FBI about cop attackers & their weapons
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Training Opportunities
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We Will Never Forget "September 11, 2001"



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Jihad, Radical Islam's War against the West
(If you don't think its a threat now, you will after viewing this video)

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"The lives of more than 2,800 police officers have been saved as a result of body armor.
An officer who is
NOT wearing armor is 14 times more likely to suffer a fatal injury
 than an officer who
IS wearing armor.

 Therefore, law enforcement officers would be well advised to continue to wear body armor
and carefully follow manufacturers’ instructions concerning its use and care."
                                                            Dept of Justice


The National Law Enforcement Museum

"Shooting someone is not a badge of honor," Officer Burns said. "It's something no one wants to do.
No police officer in the world is paid to die, no police officer in the world is paid to get hurt."

Tasers....The debate goes on.
Learn more HERE.

NY Times Articles say Polygraph is Unreliable
Polygraph Poor Tool for Screening
Feds warned not to rely on Polygraph

Should you take a polygraph?
Not after you read this!
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Thomas Jefferson

The Pentagon Memorial Website

The VCOPS 9-11-01 Memorial Pin

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