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Chief Durham's Town Hall Presentation
April 2017

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Richmond Police Museum uncovers the department’s hidden history

Richmond Police Museum uncovers the department’s hidden history

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Exchanging patches is a camaraderie between police officers, and retired Richmond Police Captain David Martin started collecting them and other memorabilia since day one of his 40-year career with the department.

“This one especially, it’s the only one I know in existence,” Martin points to a particular patch on the wall at the Richmond Police Museum. “That’s the type of history we have.”

In 2011, Martin moved what he and other officers accumulated over the years to a space inside the Richmond Police Training Academy. An official grand opening came a year later for the museum, which goes back to the earliest days of the force.

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2017 Good News Calendar

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After speaking with members of the Midlothian Village community during a "RESET," Deputy Chief Drew, Sgt. Adams and Officer El-Amin play a game of football with the children in the neighborhood.

RESET, or Rapid Engagement of Support in the Event of Trauma, is a group consisting of members of RPD, the City of Richmond, and community leaders who visit neighborhoods that have recently experienced a traumatic event.

2017 Good News Calendar

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Mayor Levar M. Stoney, Chief Alfred Durham and Commonwealth’s Attorney Michael Herring presented to the public 2016 crime data and progress on initiatives.

Also discussed were 2017 Department initiatives to prevent crime, close cases and continue to engage the community.

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Citizen’s Police Academy gives residents glimpse into law enforcement

After Svondai Brown lost her godson on Christmas Eve last year, she thought she’d like to become a police officer.

She already had an impressive résumé of philanthropy from volunteering with Project:HOMES, a group that helps elderly Richmond residents with making their homes more accessible, to hosting an annual Easter event in the city. But the loss caused her to see what more she could do in the community.

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Americans’ Respect For Police Soars To Highest Point In 50 Years, Survey Finds. Photo Credit:Joshua Lott/Getty Images

Americans' Respect for Police Surges

Three in four Americans (76%) say they have "a great deal" of respect for the police in their area, up 12 percentage points from last year.

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See a letter sent by RPD Chief Alfred Durham to the ACLU of Virginia Executive Director regarding allegations of inappropriate actions by his officers during a political rally by Donald Trump in June.

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