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NAACP letter details reasons for demanding Riddle, Crocker resign

Isle of Wight County’s NAACP chapter on April 16 sent a letter to Windsor town officials explaining in detail why they are calling for Police ... Read more

by Stephen Faleski, Friday, April 16, 2021 7:25 pm

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IW Confederate monument moving south

Within the next 90 days, Isle of Wight’s Confederate monument will be moving to land in the southern end of the county owned by Volpe ... Read more

by Stephen Faleski, Thursday, April 15, 2021 11:10 pm

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NAACP demands Riddle resign, Congressman asks DOJ to investigate

Isle of Wight County’s NAACP chapter is calling for the immediate resignation of Windsor Police Chief Rodney “Dan” Riddle following his April 14 press conference. ... Read more

by Stephen Faleski, Thursday, April 15, 2021 4:04 pm

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WPD Chief: Viral video, not Gutierrez’s actions, led to his firing

The Windsor Police Department’s decision to fire Officer Joe Gutierrez last Sunday — four months after he held a Black Army lieutenant at gunpoint during ... Read more

by Stephen Faleski, Wednesday, April 14, 2021 8:37 pm

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Windsor issues statement of support for officer who held Army officer at gunpoint

Windsor’s Town Council is throwing its support behind Police Chief R.D. “Dan” Riddle and Officer Daniel Crocker, despite mounting calls for their firing. Following a ... Read more

by Stephen Faleski, Wednesday, April 14, 2021 12:31 am

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‘I’m honestly afraid to get out’

Lawsuit alleges Windsor police brutality A lawsuit filed April 2 in Norfolk’s federal court claims two Windsor police officers assaulted and threatened a person of ... Read more

by Stephen Faleski, Tuesday, April 13, 2021 6:27 pm

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Use-of-force simulator coming to Smithfield PD

Smithfield’s Town Council voted unanimously April 6 to authorize the purchase of a firearms training simulator for its police department. The system, manufactured by VirTra, ... Read more

by Stephen Faleski, Tuesday, April 13, 2021 6:24 pm

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Smithfield VFD buys new fire trucks

County and Smithfield Volunteer Fire Department officials signed a contract on April 9 for the purchase of two new trucks April 9. One will replace ... Read more

by Stephen Faleski, Tuesday, April 13, 2021 6:21 pm

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Main Street Baptist hosts 2nd-dose vaccine clinic

Main Street Baptist Church hosted another vaccine clinic April 3 to supply second doses to the 350-plus people who received their shots at the church ... Read more

by Stephen Faleski, Tuesday, April 13, 2021 6:16 pm

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Isle of Wight mum on monument proposal

Isle of Wight received a single proposal during the 30-day window for museums and organizations to express interest in taking the county’s Confederate monument. But ... Read more

by Stephen Faleski, Tuesday, April 13, 2021 6:13 pm

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