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Virginia Commonwealth University will host its annual New Student Convocation and Spirit Walk on Tuesday, Aug. 22. The VCU Police Department will close roads for an estimated 20 minutes to allow students to walk from the Stuart C. Siegel Center to the 900 and 1000 blocks of Floyd Avenue.
The Virginia Commonwealth University Police Department will conduct an active shooter training exercise Thursday, Aug. 3, on the Monroe Park Campus. Police conducted a similar exercise in August 2016.
More than 60 summer campers took a timeout from the sweltering heat last week to learn more about policing in Richmond. On July 19, officers and academy recruits from the Virginia Commonwealth University and Richmond Police departments met with campers, aged 8 to 12, from the Mary and Frances Youth Center's Lobs and Lessons tennis program and the Police Athletic League.
The Virginia Commonwealth University Police Department expects heavy traffic in downtown Richmond during local high school graduation ceremonies at the Stuart C. Siegel Center.
Representatives from the Virginia Commonwealth University Police Department and the City of Richmond on Wednesday will discuss the anticipated traffic impacts to downtown Richmond during local high school graduations at VCU's Stuart C. Siegel Center.