• Texts, Wrecks, Statistics

    Texts, Wrecks, Statistics0

    No texts, no wrecks. That is the simple message county and state law enforcement officers are trying to convey to Loudoun County drivers. Unfortunately, that message is landing on too many people who are off the grid. “It’s a very dangerous trend and there are so many people out there doing it,” Loudoun County Sheriff

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  • Be Aware: You Still Need County Car Decals Thru July ’18

    Be Aware: You Still Need County Car Decals Thru July ’180

    UPDATE: While the front windshield decal and its enforcement through Project Fairness have been eliminated, taxpayers should be aware that the 2018 green vehicle decal is still necessary and should be displayed through June 30, 2018.  The Board of Supervisors has eliminated the decal requirement effective July 1, 2018, at which time a license fee

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  • Drones and Law Enforcement: Loudoun Ramps Up Technology

    Drones and Law Enforcement: Loudoun Ramps Up Technology0

    Unmanned flight technology is advancing faster than ever and continues to have a profound impact on our lives. From Nikola Tesla wowing audiences with an unmanned boat turning by radio frequencies switching motors on and off, in the late 1800’s, to remotely controlled commercial, military and private planes, to advancements in military unmanned aircraft such

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  • Project Exile: Hype or Worth Bringing Back?

    Project Exile: Hype or Worth Bringing Back?0

    An anti-crime program that was said to have helped thwart violent offenses in Richmond could be revived and expanded statewide, including Loudoun County. Project Exile, which formed in 1997, transferred certain criminal cases — mostly those involved in violent crimes and charged with illegal firearms possession —from local courts to federal jurisdictions. At the time,

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  • PROJECT EXILE: Hype or Worth Bringing Back?

    PROJECT EXILE: Hype or Worth Bringing Back?0

    An anti-crime program that was said to have helped thwart violent offenses in Richmond could be revived and expanded statewide, including Loudoun County. Project Exile, which formed in 1997, transferred certain criminal cases — mostly those involved in violent crimes and charged with illegal firearms possession —from local courts to federal jurisdictions. At the time,

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  • UPDATE: Crash Landing at Leesburg Airport

    UPDATE: Crash Landing at Leesburg Airport0

    UPDATE: A new picture of the crashed airplane shows it on the runway and a witness confirmed it was on approach for runway 35 where it seems to have crash-landed, not on Sycolin Road as the State Police indicated.  The witness indicated that the landing gear was not down upon approach. The image shows the

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