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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

5 hours ago by Stephen Faleski.

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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

1 day ago by Stephen Faleski.

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

1 day ago by Stephen Faleski.

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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

2 days ago by Stephen Faleski.

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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

3 days ago by Stephen Faleski.

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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

3 days ago by Stephen Faleski.

Vaccine eligibility expands

The Western Tidewater Health District expanded COVID-19 vaccinations to Phase 2 on April 12. All persons 16 or older who work or reside in this ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

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

3 days ago by Stephen Faleski.

Local man’s book details military career

If you like firsthand accounts of interesting, high-stakes military missions, Mark Ogle has plenty of stories for you. They’re detailed in a recently published 326 ... Read more

3 days ago by Nate Delesline III.

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

3 days ago by Stephen Faleski.

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