RICHMOND — Suspected drugs, improvised weapons, and contraband including cell phones were recovered by the Virginia Department of Corrections (VADOC) at Greensville Correctional Center following a comprehensive shakedown of inmate housing units. These intensive searches were conducted from October 30 to November 14 by Security Staff Members at Greensville and statewide Special Response Team (SRT) members. A large number of suspected dr... Read More — VADOC Announces Results of Large Drug/Contraband Shakedown a...
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RICHMOND — The Virginia Department of Corrections (VADOC) Security Staff members at Red Onion State Prison used intelligence to seize suspected drugs from... Read More — VADOC Intelligence Leads to Suspected Drug Seizure During Vi...
RICHMOND — Virginia Attorney General Jason Miyares and Petersburg Sheriff Vanessa R. Crawford are hosting the Petersburg Returning Citizens Job Fair Wedne... Read More — Petersburg Returning Citizens Job Fair Set for Wednesday, No...
RICHMOND — As the fires grew on a Buchanan County hillside November 1, the Virginia Department of Forestry (VDOF) firefighters needed backup. They called ... Read More — VADOC Firefighters Join VDOF to Control Wildfires
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