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VCU Police headquarters is the new home for Transgender Day of Remembrance tree

Kenneth Decker will tell you there has been tremendous resentment by the transgender community toward law enforcement. A history of missteps, and basic misunderstandings of the challenges transgender individuals face, has led the transgender community to distrust police worldwide.

VCU Police and Richmond Police host tree dedication with TDoR RVA

The Virginia Commonwealth University Police Department, in partnership with the Richmond Police Department and TDoR RVA, will dedicate an Okame cherry tree on Friday in honor of the annual Transgender Day of Remembrance.

VCU police chief participates in White House discussion on investigative practices for sexual assaults

Vice President Joe Biden had powerful words last week to inspire sexual assault prevention advocates who visited the White House from across the United States.

mOb Studio students install artwork at new VCU Police headquarters

After five years on the 200 block of East Broad Street, a group of Virginia Commonwealth University arts students have new neighbors. This week, they properly welcomed them to the neighborhood.

Officer honored with VALOR Award for lifesaving efforts

Ian McAllister had recently been promoted to sergeant on night patrol for the Virginia Commonwealth University Police Department when he found himself in an alleyway rendering first aid to a critically wounded woman.

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