Academy & academia get cozier in Virginia

A regional police academy that supplies training to thousands of law enforcement officers in the Tidewater area of Virginia relocated last month to leased quarters at a local university, and the move was hailed by officials as signaling a closer partnership between law enforcement and education.

The Hampton Roads Regional Academy of Criminal Justice moved to a 28,000-square-foot facility in the Ferguson Hall Annex at Christopher Newport University in Newport News.  “Our purpose is to be a leader in the United States in the education and training of law enforcement professionals,” said CNU president Paul Tribble.

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Excerpted from Law Enforcement News
Jan 15, 1997. 
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