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2012 VAPBA Endorsed Candidates

This is a list of all of the endorsed candidates that the VAPBA has endorsed in 2012.  We would like to congratulate each of these candidates on their endorsements and we hope to work with them into the future to help make the law enforcement profession better for our members.  Please show your support for these candidates at the polls.

Alexandria Chapter

William Euille - Mayor
John Chapman - City Council
Glenda Davis - City Council
Redella Pepper - City Council
Paul Smedberg - City Council
Justin Wilson - City Council
John R "Bob" Wood - City Council
Jason Howell - House, District 8
Kristin Cabral - House, District 10
Chris Perkins - House, District 11
Central Chapter

Lorie Smith - City Council At Large (LOST election on 5/1/2012)

Tim Williams - City Council, Ward A (WON election on 5/1/2012)
Bob Donaldson - City Council, Ward B (LOST election on 5/1/2012)

Hampton Chapter

Molly Ward - Mayor (WON election on 3/13/2012)

Dee Vantree-Keller - Commonwealth Attorney

Theresa Schmidt - City Council (LOST election on 5/1/2012)
William Hobbs - City Council (WON election on 3/13/2012)

 Newport News Chapter

Patricia Woodbury - City Council (WON election on 3/13/2012)
Robert Coleman - City Council (WON election on 3/13/2012)
Tina Wick - City Council (WON election on 3/13/2012)

New River Valley Chapter

Ken Alderman - School Board (WON election on 3/13/2012)
Jack Brockway - School Board
Bob Nicholson - City Council

Dick Harshberger - City Council (WON election on 3/13/2012)
Southeast Chapter

Kenneth Wright - Mayor
Stephen Heretick - City Council, Portsmouth
Elizabeth Psimas - City Council, Portsmouth


Virginia News
VAPBA and Foundation Scholarship Recipient Madeline DiLuigi

November 29, 2023

A highly accomplished and well-rounded Virginia college student is studying accounting with more than one career option open to her.

VAPBA 2023 Candidate Endorsements

October 31, 2023

Since June of 2023, numerous chapters, members and the State Division board have been busy screening political candidates for state and local elections.

PBA Member Acquitted Of All Charges

May 10, 2022

PBA member Johnathan Brown of the Bristol, Va. Police Department was acquitted of all charges in a jury verdict released on April 27, 2022.