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2016 VAPBA Endorsed Candidates


This is a list of all of the endorsed candidates that the VAPBA has endorsed in 2016.  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.

Virginia Division
Barbara Comstock
House of Representatives, 10th District
Thomas Garrett, Jr.
U.S. House, 5th District
Blue Ridge Chapter
Mark Peake
22nd Senate
Christian DePaul
Lynchburg City, City Council, First Ward
Sterling Wilder
Lynchburg City, City Council, Second Ward
Jeff Helgeson
Lynchburg City, City Council, Third Ward
E. J. Turner Perrow, Jr.
Lynchburg City, City Council, Fourth Ward
Central Chapter
Mark Peake
22nd Senate

Virginia News
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.

VAPBA Division Applicant Awarded Police Benevolent Foundation Scholarship

February 16, 2022

The Police Benevolent Foundation was proud to award a Virginia Division Scholarship to Grace Goodpasture.

Officer Tara Valli Becomes Virginia's 8K Member

January 24, 2022

Chesapeake, Va., police Officer Tara Valli wanted to be in law enforcement since an elementary school presentation on the dangers of drug use.