The Lexington Police Department held their 2nd annual Jr Police Summer Camp with 49 campers this year – a significant increase from the 22 campers they had last year. The two-week camp incorporated Virginia Rules curriculum and was an overwhelming success, fostering a sense of growth and camaraderie amongst the school-aged participants and leading to […]
The Office of the Attorney General partnered with 13 law enforcement agencies throughout the Commonwealth this summer to 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 positive relationships with law enforcement officers within their […]
Each year we update our Virginia Rules curriculum to reflect the state law changes from the past General Assembly session. All new lesson materials for Virginia Rules instructors are posted on the Instructor Portal (login required). Selected Law Changes This is not a comprehensive list, but highlights some of the recent law updates that affect […]
Richmond Police Department took campers to Funland in Fredericksburg, Pocahontas State Park, Skate Land, and Canal Tours, in addition to morning Virginia Rules Sessions. Check out some photos below (special thanks to Lt. Bill Woo, Richmond Police Dept. for sharing photos).
It’s not too late to empower your Virginia Rules campers for an exciting and successful summer adventure by teaching a unit on youth employment in Virginia. By equipping them with knowledge about their rights and responsibilities, you can inspire students to seize the opportunities that await them, and help protect them from dangerous and illegal […]
One Pill Can Kill Attorney General Miyares launched the “One Pill Can Kill” public awareness campaign in Virginia in November 2022. “The opioid epidemic has had a devastating effect on our Commonwealth. There isn’t a corner of our state that hasn’t been touched by its pain and destruction. Tragically, overdose deaths are now not […]