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Residential Burglaries and Larcenies from Auto

Prince William County Police

Provided by Prince William County Police There have been recent reports of Larcenies from Autos and Residential Burglaries in the Dale City, Lake Ridge and Manassas areas. Suspects are entering vehicles, taking valuables from the vehicles and removing the garage door openers to enter the home and take valuables. Remember: Keep all doors and windows locked, even if at home. …

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Prescription Drug Take Back Day

Prince William County Police

Provided by Prince William County Police Prescription Drug Take Back Day is Saturday, Oct. 27 from 10:00 a. m. to 2:00 p. m. Where you can dispose of prescription drugs The Prince William County Police Department and the Manassas City Police Department will join with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and community groups to provide a safe and legal …

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Conversation with the Chief

Conversation with the Chief, Prince William County Police, Chief Barry Barnard

Provided by Prince William County Police Chief Barry Barnard of the Prince William County Police Department will host a “Conversation with the Chief.” The event will be held on Thursday, Oct. 11 at Minnieville Elementary School, 13639 Greenwood Drive, Woodbridge, beginning at 7:00 p. m.. We would like to extend an invitation to those who live in the community and the surrounding area to come out, meet the …

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Police Department Partners with Nextdoor

Prince William County Police

Provided by Prince William County The Police Department today announced a partnership with Nextdoor (nextdoor.com), the private social network for neighborhoods, to promote county-wide as well as neighbor-to-neighbor public-safety communications. This partnership with Nextdoor will enable the Department’s Crime Prevention Unit to use Nextdoor to build stronger, safer communities with the help of county residents. “We are always seeking innovative and collaborative ways to …

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Police Looking for Facilities for SWAT Training

Prince William County Police

Provided by Prince William County Police The Prince William County Police SWAT Team is looking for facilities to conduct Active Violence scenarios.  This allows the team to train in a variety of different buildings. It also helps familiarize the team with the layout in the event we need to respond to a real-world incident at that facility. Scenarios may last …

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Beware of the “Momo Challenge”

Prince William County Police

Provided by Prince William County Police The Momo Challenge starts as a game on WhatsApp. It also has ties to YouTube and Facebook. The challenge begins by asking the user to add Momo as a contact. The Momo contact then encourages the user, generally youth or young adults, to harm themselves and possibly commit suicide. The Momo contact uses bullying techniques by threatening …

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Hurricane Florence Disaster Relief Scams

Prince William County Police

Provided by Prince William County Police You may receive appeals to donate money for disaster relief after Hurricane Florence. Be sure to do your due diligence before responding to such requests. The Virginia Department of Emergency Management (VDEM) offers these tips on how to donate or volunteer right, and what not to do. TO DONATE TO RELIEF EFFORTS The most effective …

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Arrest in Woodside Drive Fire Incident

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Provided by Prince William Fire & Rescue On Friday, Aug. 31 at 5:46 p. m., fire and rescue units were dispatched to a structure fire in a single- family home in the 1500 block of Woodside Drive in Woodbridge. The call originated as a police incident for a suspicious person with a knife. Officers summoned Fire and Rescue when they noticed smoke coming …

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Neighborhood Watch Training

Start a neighborhood watch in your neighborhood! Let the Prince William County Police Department show you how.

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