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Virginia PBA Holds its 2013 Board Meeting and Screenings

On August 10, 2013, the Virginia Division of the Southern States Police Benevolent Association held its board meeting and political screening process.   In attendance were chapter presidents, or board representatives, from: Colonial, Blue Ridge, Fairfax, Hampton, Virginia Natural Resources Police, Culpeper, Southeast, Loudoun, Central, Newport News, Lonesome Pine, Prince William and Alexandria Chapters.  Southern States Police Benevolent Association President Chris Skinner attended the meeting, as did staff members: Sabrina Dunn, Marlon Trone, Deann Smith, Tim Reichert, Wayne Tubb and Charlie Cordell. Our Virginia Recruiter, Jim Suttenfield, also presented to the board.

During the screening process, the board interviewed Ken Cuccinelli and Terry McAuliffe for Governor, Mark Herring and Mark Obenshain for Attorney General, Earl Jackson and a representative from the Ralph Northam campaign for Lieutenant Governor.

After great consideration and discussion, the Board of directors made the Virginia Division Political endorsements as follows; Ken Cuccinelli for Governor, Earl Jackson for Lieutenant Governor and Mark Herring for Attorney General.

Through our screening process and endorsements, the Virginia Division of the Police Benevolent Association has increased the credibility of the division. Our political screening process has also enhanced the division's ability to represent its members in the political and legislative processes at local and state levels.

The Virginia Division encourages you to consider voting for our endorsed candidates in the upcoming November elections.

Ken Cuccinelli for Governor


Mark Herring for Attorney General


Earl Jackson for Lt. Governor


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2016 VAPBA Endorsed Candidates

April 26, 2016

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.

The Hero Workout - Fundraiser for Prince William County Officer fund

March 3, 2016

Please join The Virginia Police Benevolent Association, The Police Benevolent Foundation and Crossfit Woodbridge in honoring fallen Prince William Officer Ashley Guindon and injured Officers Jesse Hempen and David McKeown by participating in the Hero Workout and fundraiser.

The Police Benevolent Foundation and Virginia PBA set to aid the families of three Prince William County police officers affected by shooting

February 29, 2016

The Police Benevolent Foundation and the Virginia Division Police Benevolent Association are rallying behind the family of fallen officer, Ashley Guindon, as well as wounded officers, Jesse Hempen and David McKeown. On Saturday, February 27, 2016 officers Hempen, McKeown and rookie officer, Guindon responded to the home of Army Staff Sergeant, Ronald Hamilton. Hamilton had just shot and killed his wife and proceeded to shoot at police as they arrived.