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First Responders Team Up to Support Good Cause

The Redskins versus the Cowboys. The Giants versus the Dodgers. Every sports team has a rival, and that is no different for the teams that played in the second-annual Guns and Hoses hockey game this past weekend. Prince William County’s Police and Fire and Rescue Departments challenged each other on the ice in order to support a good cause. A …

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Vacation Rental Scams

Prince William County Police

Provided by Prince William County Police With July 4th right around the corner, plenty of us are still running around trying to book a last-minute vacation rental. If that’s you, here’s what you need to know: scammers are ready with fake vacation rental ads. Rental scammers try to get your rental booking and take your money. However, when you show …

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Threat of Arrest Phone Scam

Prince William County Police

Provided by Prince William County Police There is a growing trend nationwide of citizens receiving fraudulent phone calls from people claiming to be affiliated with law enforcement. Similar to the IRS scam, callers threaten that you’ll be arrested if you do not comply with their demands. This can be very stressful. These scams are designed to make people panic. The caller demands money and …

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Ceremony Celebrates Opening and Dedication of New Police Station

Charlie T. Dean Police Station Opening

Provided by Prince William County​ During a recent ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Central District Police Station, Chairman of the Board of County Supervisors Corey Stewart told the story of the first time he and retired Prince William Police Chief Charlie T. Deane toured the new station. Stewart said he asked Deane how he liked the facility, and Deane …

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Conversation with the Chief

Chief Barry Barnard of the Prince William County Police Department will host a “Conversation with the Chief” on Wednesday, June 27 at the Lake Jackson Volunteer Fire Department, 11310 Coles Road, Manassas, beginning at 7:00 p. m.. If you live in the community and the surrounding area, please come out, meet the Chief, and engage in conversation. Chief Barnard will personally answer questions and discuss any topics of concern …

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Commercial Burglaries in Prince William County

Prince William County Police

Provided by Prince William County Police There has been a recent increase in commercial burglaries and burglary attempts in the Woodbridge (22191) area. Criminals are gaining access by smashing or prying the door. Cash and items of value are the items targeted. Do not hide cash in the business. Obtain a safe to store cash and other valuables. Fire safes are …

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VIN Etch Event June 9

Help eliminate auto theft in and around Manassas – protect your own vehicles from being stolen by taking advantage of the Manassas City Police Department’s (MCPD) free VIN etching service. The event, sponsored by the Manassas City Police Department, the Prince William County Police Department, and the Virginia State Police H.E.A.T. Program, is provided as a free service to all …

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Kids-N-Cops Partnership

An award-winning partnership is continuing to reap benefits for the Minnieville Elementary School family. Under police officer Dennis Jensen’s leadership last year, members of the Prince William County (PWC) Police Department mentored Minneville students. That partnership led to Minnieville and the Police Department winning the 2017 PWC Community Partnership of the Year Award. Although Jensen is no longer assigned to …

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Coffee with a Cop

Chief Keen and the Manassas City Police Department invite the public to participate in Coffee with a Cop on Friday, May 11 from 5:30 a. m. to 7:00 a. m. at Foster’s Grille, 9417 West St., Manassas. The event’s topic will be vehicle break-in prevention. Officers and staff will be present to engage with community members, answer questions, and provide …

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Conversation with the Chief

Provided by Prince William County Police Chief Barry Barnard of the Prince William County Police Department will host a “Conversation with the Chief” on Thursday, May 10, at Rockledge Elementary School, 2300 Mariner Drive, Woodbridge. The event will begin at 7:00 p. m.. We encourage you to come out, meet the Chief, and engage in conversation. Chief Barnard will personally answer questions and discuss …

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