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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: April 25, 2018

Registration open for Virginia Rules Camp to help teens learn about the law

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April 26, 2018 - Registration is now open for the Virginia Rules Camp, a statewide, law-themed summer day camp for rising students in grades 6 through 8. The camp offers young people a fun and healthy week learning about Virginia laws and building positiv...

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Posted on: January 24, 2018

Sign up now for Citizen Police Academy and learn more about how officers do their jobs

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Jan. 24, 2018 - Learn more about what it takes to keep Hampton citizens safe by signing up for the Citizen Police Academy. Registration deadline is Feb. 26 . Classes begin on March 12.

The 12-week program includes discussions about ethics, laws, community-...

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Posted on: October 24, 2017

Police sponsor drug 'take back' day Saturday from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Sentara

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Oct. 24, 2017 - Hampton police will take part in a nationwide drug "take back" day Saturday from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Sentara Careplex Hospital, 3000 Coliseum Drive. Residents can drop off unused, unwanted or expired prescription drugs at the entra...

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Posted on: September 11, 2017

Volunteers sought to help community learn about resources available after homicide

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Sept. 11, 2017 - The City of Hampton is looking for volunteers to join RESET, a program designed to inform residents about the help and resources available to community members following a homicide. 

Volunteers for RESET, or Rapid Engagement of Su...

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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: June 5, 2017

Unity, Police host conversation on understanding experiences of LGBTQ community

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June 6, 2017 - Hampton Roads Pride, the Citizens’ Unity Commission and the Hampton Police Division will host a special community conversation on Thursday, June 22, titled “Understanding the Experiences of our LGBTQ Neighbors.&...

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Posted on: July 12, 2017

Delays expected on Mercury, Mallory during the Tidewater Triathlon July 15

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July 12, 217 - Hampton hosts the Tidewater Triathlon Saturday, July 15. Police said motorists can expect delays between 6 a.m. and noon along Mallory Street between Seaboard Avenue and Mercury Boulevard, and on Mercury Boulevard between Mallory Street and...

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Posted on: May 9, 2017

Police will honor law enforcement officers, distinguished service Monday, May 15

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May 9, 2017 - In honor of National Police Memorial Week, Hampton Police will have a dual ceremony Monday, May 15. Police will honor law enforcement officers who made the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty, and those who have distinguished themselves i...

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Posted on: May 4, 2017

Taxi ride or jail ride? Unique vehicle highlights the cost of drinking, driving

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May 5, 2017 - With the help of a car donated by Yellow Cab of Hampton and some creative design work, Hampton Police are using a half-taxi/half-police car to highlight the cost of drinking and driving. The car is being parked in some prominent spots around...

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Posted on: April 26, 2017

Turn in your unused or expired medication to police, sheriff's department

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April 26, 2017 - You can safely dispose of unused or expired medication on Saturday, April 29, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Hampton Sheriff's Office Carmel Center, 136 Kings Way, and with the Hampton Police Department at Sentara Careplex, 3000 Coliseum Driv...

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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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