.....Advertisement.....
.....Advertisement.....

News

Troopers “have been asked to do more with less for too long,” wrote the state police commander in a memo to employees.
Virginia facing state trooper shortage

Landmark News Service

Poor salaries and an unsustainable workload are prompting a surge of troopers to leave the Virginia State Police this year while applications continue to decrease, the agency’s commander wrote to employees.

The details in a Sept. 16 memo from Col. W. Steven Flaherty to his department come as the state is facing a $1.5 billion shortfall in its two-year budget and the governor is looking for cuts from executive branch agencies.

...Advertisement...