Residents in Arlington and throughout Virginia may have heard of a recent memo sent to members of the Arlington County Police Department. Though the county police chief denies it, the memo appears to set quotas for police officers. Specifically, the memo, which was called "Proactivity expectations 2012," appears to designate the number of speeding tickets, arrests, parking tickets and DUI arrests officers are expected to file each month.
Two young Virginia men are facing serious charges in connection with a recent incident in Woodbridge. Both men are 18 years old, and one is up against allegations of burglary and grand larceny, while the other is facing weapons charges.
Pain management is often a challenge for dentists. They often provide their patients with Novocain to ease the pain, nitrous oxide to calm the nerves, and prescribe or recommend antibiotics to deal with pain from oral infections. However, one Virginia dentist is accused of taking pain reduction one step farther.
Fairfax County residents may be interested in the story of a troubled Navy veteran who was arrested on weapons charges after calling a help line operated by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.