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Manassas Selected to Host Shaoxing Yuecheng Delegation

Provided by City of Manassas When delegates of the Shaoxing Yuecheng District in China were looking for an American local government to learn from, they selected the City of Manassas.  On Oct. 20, 2015, the City of Manassas hosted five members of the Shaoxing Yuecheng Delegation from China.  Vice Mayor Way and City Manager W. Patrick Pate put together a …

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Program Trains Law Enforcement Officials on How to Help Mentally Ill

Provided by Prince William County Prince William Police Officer Matthew McKee graduated from Crisis Intervention Team Training, or CIT, on a Friday and put into practice what he learned the very next Saturday. The multi-jurisdictional training program, which Prince William County adopted in 2012, is aimed at teaching communication skills and tactics that law enforcement officers might use to diffuse …

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Public Safety Departments Face Off to Raise Money for Local Charities

Provided by Prince William County The Prince William County Fire and Rescue and Police departments are setting up for a little interdepartmental rivalry later this month when they meet to play soccer in the Prince William Cup to raise money for four local charities. The Prince William Cup finals will be played on Sept. 27 at 1 and 3 p.m. …

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Public Safety Departments Face Off to Raise Money for Local Charities

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Provided by Prince William County The Prince William County Fire and Rescue and Police departments are setting up for a little interdepartmental rivalry later this month when they meet to play soccer in the Prince William Cup to raise money for four local charities. The Prince William Cup semi-finals will be on Sept. 13 and finals will be played on …

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A Moment Of Thanks for Our First Responders

By Rebecca Barnes, Prince William Living Publisher Often, we think of emergencies as things that happen to “other people.” And who can blame us? It would be hard to enjoy life preoccupied with what could go wrong. Still, a little preparation can pay big. Even commonplace events such as storm damage can knock us off track if we aren’t ready. Luckily, September is National …

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Public is Invited to Attend 9-11 Remembrance Ceremony

Provided by Prince William County The 22 Prince William County residents who lost their lives at the Pentagon and at the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001, will be honored and remembered during a ceremony on Friday, Sept. 11, 2015, at 9:30 a.m. The public is invited to attend the ceremony, which will be held at the Liberty Memorial, …

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Program Looks to Serve Those Who May Otherwise Be Incarcerated

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Provided by Prince William County Some people who are awaiting trial might not need to wait in jail. The Prince William County Office of Criminal Justice Services, or OCJS, has the Pretrial and Local Offender Probation Program, which can help to supervise defendants and offenders in the community. Steve Austin, the director of OCJS, said the office works under the …

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Police Around Region Attend Body Worn Camera Expo

Provided by Prince William County Law enforcement officials and IT professionals from across the region recently came together at the Dulles Expo Center in Chantilly to take notes, listen and learn about body-worn cameras. Prince William County Police Department Administrative Division Chief Thomas Pulaski said the “Body-Worn Camera Industry Days” expo gave police officers the chance to understand all facets …

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Police Officers Nationwide Join Together for 250+ Mile Bike Ride to Honor the Fallen

by Eve A. Baker They came from across the nation to honor their fallen brothers and sisters and to show support for the surviving family members. Hundreds of police officers participating in the Police Unity Tour and Law Enforcement United Road to Hope bicycle rides staged at the National Museum of the Marine Corps this morning to start the final leg of their journey …

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Police Across Nation Join for 250+ Mile Bike Ride to Honor Fallen

By Eve Baker They came from across the nation to honor their fallen brothers and sisters and to show support for the surviving family members. Hundreds of police officers participating in the Police Unity Tour (PUT) and Law Enforcement United (LEU) Road to Hope bicycle rides staged at the National Museum of the Marine Corps this morning to start the …

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