Richmond Police Department
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Police in Richmond announced Wednesday that a months-long operation involving wiretaps has led to the arrests of nearly two dozen alleged members of one of the city’s most violent gangs.
When officers responded Saturday night, they found a man in his car suffering from gunshot wounds. He was flown to a local hospital where he is expected to survive.
A nationwide shortage of ammunition has forced several police departments, including Richmond, to find a backup solution for training rounds. Officers said the solution is just as effective as live ammo, not to mention cheaper.
A $20,000 reward is now being offered for information leading to the arrest of suspects in the poisoning of both a Richmond police officer dog and a Richmond police officer’s own dog, Richmond police said Wednesday.
Richmond police are searching for burglars who broke into an officer’s home, poisoned two of his dogs and stole several guns.
Many of the former officers spend the day monitoring real-time closed circuit TV cameras scattered across high crime areas throughout the city.
Elston Young, 30, was shot in the chest and torso by police around 5 p.m. Monday after he confronted officers responding to reports of a man with a gun behind the St. Johns apartment complex.
Richmond police say a 30-year-old man is hospitalized in critical condition after being shot in a confrontation with officers.
Police in Richmond issued an alert Friday warning residents to be on the lookout for a suspect linked to the abductions and rapes of two young women and an attempted abduction during the past six months.