Tag Archive: police

Jan 22 2014

Gate City Town Council Fires Police Chief

  Gate City officials went behind closed doors on Thursday afternoon for approximately 30 minutes before they unanimously voted to fire Kim Birchfield as the town’s chief of police. The special-called meeting was scheduled and local media was not notified of the special meeting until hours after it ended. Town officials reportedly placed a notice …

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Apr 10 2013

Virginia State Police Investigate Crashes Following Tuesday Afternoon Traffic Pursuit

Two Virginia State Police troopers continue to recover tonight after being injured in a pursuit Tuesday afternoon (April 9) in Scott County. Virginia Senior Trooper J.C. (Jamie) Lawson remains in serious condition at Wellmont Holston Valley Medical Center in Kingsport, Tenn. Virginia Senior Trooper B.K. (Brian) Hubbard has been treated and released from Wellmont Holston …

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