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Charlottesville Sheriff Joins Task Force to Examine Criminal Justice Programs at Virginia Community Colleges



by CJ Paschall

Virginia’s Community College System is reevaluating how it teaches police officers.

Criminal justice degrees are some of the most popular programs at community colleges. With calls for police reform echoing nationwide the Virginia Community College System (VCCS) has created a task force to take a look at how it trains the next generation of law enforcement officers. In that job, they are calling on Charlottesville Sheriff James Brown to help.

“I’ve been in the criminal justice field for 25 years,” Brown said. “In law enforcement for 16 years, and the last 10 being a sheriff.”