In some respects, gun violence in Virginia is typical of that in much of the nation.
The previous month crime map in Roanoke, Virginia showed 59 assaults, 0 shootings, 74 burglaries, 93 thefts, 13 robberies, 6 vandalism, and 9 arrests.
According to the reports Spot Crime receives from local police agencies, crime overall in Roanoke, Virginia is currently down by 50% when compared to the previous month.
Community awareness and cooperation, along with the guidance and support of a well-trained, professional Campus Safety Staff, contributes to a positive learning environment.
Please read this report which describes important information about Campus Safety and outlines your responsibilities as a member, or potential member, of our community.
Gabrielle Giffords (D-AZ), and Independence USA, a political action committee created by former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (I)—collectively spent close to $4 million attempting to influence the outcome. Ralph Northam (D), and Attorney General Mark Herring (D)—took strong positions in favor of strengthening gun laws, opposed the NRA, and explicitly campaigned on their support for common-sense gun laws.
That year, all three of the winning candidates for statewide office—Gov. Despite the success that gun violence prevention groups enjoyed in the 2013 elections, efforts to strengthen gun laws in the state legislature have remained stalled.
Officers are appointed by the Circuit Court as Armed Special Conservators of the Peace with authority to make arrests on Roanoke College property.
The College works closely with the City of Salem Police Department, which is located approximately four blocks from campus, and maintains two-way radio communications with the Salem Emergency Services Dispatcher.
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