Each year in July we update our Virginia Rules curriculum to reflect the state law changes from the past General Assembly session. In 2018 the following law changes were enacted: Grand Larceny: The threshold increased from $200 to $500 for grand larceny (HB 1550/SB 105). Student discipline; long-term suspension: The maximum length of a long-term […]
Law enforcement agencies are once again invited to apply for a Virginia Rules Camp Grant for summer 2018. Funding is available to support the efforts of law enforcement agencies in developing or enhancing youth programming within their communities. Virginia Rules Camps combine law education through the Virginia Rules curriculum with fun outdoor camp experiences for […]
In 2016 Attorney General Mark Herring announced the launch of a new Virginia Rules lesson plan, Give It, Get It: Trust and Respect between Teens and Law Enforcement. We are excited to announce we have added a complementary e-learning module for the lesson, allowing students to learn on their own their rights and responsibilities when interacting […]
The Virginia Rules curriculum is an essential element of the criminal justice curriculum in Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS).
The new Virginia Rules module designed to educate teens on the laws concerning shoplifting and the consequences of that crime is now available online for instructors, and in summary format here.
The Office of Attorney General Mark Herring is pleased to be partnering with nearly two dozen law enforcement agencies throughout the Commonwealth this summer as they host Virginia Rules Camps. The Virginia Rules Camp grant program provides funding to police departments and sheriff’s offices to host summer camps, creating opportunities for young people to build […]