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Created by Virginia police chiefs who wanted to focus on enhancing the educational and training opportunities of law enforcement, the business community, and citizens alike, the Virginia Police Chiefs Foundation (VPCF) was established in 1993 as the charitable and educational arm of the Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police. The foundation's primary concentration is on education and training.
The VPCF offers a unique multi-tiered leadership development series to help cultivate and develop leaders at each phase of their career. All leadership education programs offered by the VPCF are pre-approved by the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) for Partial In-service Credit. In addition, graduates of the PELS program also receive a Certificate of Completion from the University of Richmond.
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VPCF News Briefs
Congratulations to the PELS Graduate Leadership Award Winner for the 37th Session:
Lieutenant Timothy N. Duncan
Suffolk Police Department
Congratulations to the 2015 VPCF College Scholarship Winners:
Jena M. Araojo - $1,500 (dependant of Sergeant Patrick E. Araojo, Smithfield Police Dept.)
Hannah E. Clark - $1,000 (dependant of Sergeant Matthew J. Bond, Hampton Police Division)
Sabrina A. Hall - $500 (dependant of MPO Trevor A. Hall, Virginia Beach Police Dept.)
We have moved!! The office of the Virginia Police Chiefs Foundation has relocated. Please update your address books and finance departments with our new address:
Address: 880 Technology Park Drive, Suite 100, Glen Allen, VA 23059
Main Office Phone: (804) 285-8227
Programs Manager: (804) 709-1094 / Stephanie@VaChiefs.org
Fax: (804) 285-3363
Program Discounts: There are scholarships and discounts available to attend VPCF programs for agencies located in the Commonwealth of Virginia who have limited resources. For more information and applications, please click here.
To view older news briefs, please click here.
VPCF Training & Events Update
All leadership education and law enforcement training programs offered by the VPCF are submitted for pre-approval to the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) for Partial In-service Credit.
Internal Affairs Basic Training School
February 2-4, 2016; Glen Allen, VA. Registration deadline is January 22, 2016. For information and registration, please click here.
New Chiefs/Deputy Chiefs Training School
March 1-3, 2016; Glen Allen, VA. For information and registration, please click here.
Professional Executive Leadership School (PELS) - Session 39
September 12-16; October 10-14; and November 14-17, 2016; University of Richmond, VA. Application deadline is July 1, 2015. For application and program information, please click here.
Lex T. Eckenrode Scholarship for PELS - click here
VPCF Needs-based Scholarships - click here
VPCF College Scholarships for Dependants - click here
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