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Posted on: March 8, 2018

Sign up for Citizen Police Academy and get to know officers and their jobs

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March 8, 2019 — Learn more about patrolling Hampton's streets and keeping residents safe in the Citizen Police Academy. Sign up by March 20 for the 12-week program, designed to teach residents about the mission, policies, and day-to-day operatio...

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Posted on: January 28, 2019

Police being proactive after early-2019 homicides; 2018 saw decrease in violent crimes

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Jan. 28, 2019 - Police Chief Terry Sult told City Council on Wednesday that the Police Division had already taken steps to address safety concerns after an unusual four homicides in January. That followed a decrease in crime last year, with violent crime ...

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Posted on: August 3, 2018

Police, sheriff, others sponsoring 'get fit' family day at Y.H. Thomas

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Aug. 3, 2018 - Hampton police, the sheriff's office, commonwealth's attorneys office and the local NAACP are sponsoring a back to school "Healthy 'get fit' Family Day" on Saturday, Aug. 25, at the Y.H. Thomas Community Center, 1300 Thomas St.

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Posted on: August 1, 2018

Hampton police to apply for federal grant funds to support technology upgrades

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Aug. 1, 2018 - The City of Hampton is eligible to apply for the 2018 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program Local Solicitation.  The grant is an annual grant awarded by the federal government based upon a locality’s populati...

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Posted on: June 12, 2018

Police looking for people to interview residents about new strategy

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June 12, 2018 - Hampton police, Newport News police, the National Institute of Justice and others, including the University of Chicago, are looking for people to interview randomly selected residents about a new community-based policing strategy. The stra...

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Posted on: May 15, 2018

Services recognized fallen police officers, others for their service to Hampton

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May 15, 2018 - Hampton Police Monday held the 2018 Police Memorial and Honor Award Service in Honor Park, between City Hall and the P.G. Minetti Public Safety Building. The service paid tribute to Hampton police officers who died in the line of duty, and ...

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Posted on: August 10, 2017

'For The Record' tackles Hampton topics, starting with crime

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Aug. 9, 2017 - What is Hampton doing about crime? That's the first topic posted  Wednesday in a new page on the city's website called "For The Record." The information will be updated regularly to address some of the most pressing, cont...

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Posted on: April 12, 2017

Police, others planning for a week-long summer camp focusing on state law and teens

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April, 12, 2017 - The Hampton Police Department, Hampton Roads Committee of 200 + Men, Inc., Hampton's Department of Parks, Recreation and Leisure Services and Hampton's Youth Violence Prevention office will host a week-long "VA Rules Camp" &...

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