• Virginia has been awarded more than $50 million in federal Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) funds from the Justice Department’s Office for Victims of Crime (OVC). This year’s award is more than four times the amount the state received in 2014.
• Notice to DCJS Customers: The UCI bike races will be held in Richmond from 9/21 – 9/25. Parking and traveling downtown to the DCJS office on Bank Street during this week will be challenging and will require pre-planning.
• The Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services announces the Law Enforcement Officer (LEO) Training Guide for Understanding and Responding to Opioid Overdose Emergencies Using Naloxone (REVIVE!).
• The Department of Criminal Justice Services announces open registration for ALERRT-Basic Active Shooter Level I Train the Trainer and Exterior Response to Active Shooter Events (ERASE) Train the Trainer, multiple locations throughout Virginia.