Our primary focus is to help members with additional benefits, safety legislation and emergency relief when needed – but the scope of giving has widened – to include the Department of State Police in general, school and community programs across the Commonwealth.

Support Law Enforcement

As a citizen, you have the opportunity to support law enforcement officers who work in difficult and dangerous situations everyday to protect and to make your community a safer place for you and your children to live and to work.  Show your support by becoming a supporter of the Virginia State Police Association Emergency Relief Fund, Scholarship Fund or General Fund.

Emergency Relief Fund

Contributions to the Emergency Relief Fund help provide emergency relief to members of the Department of State Police and other law enforcement officers and their families who experience a personal crisis and have nowhere else to turn.  Contributions to this fund may be tax deductible.

Support the General Fund

Contributions to this fund support the Trooper Teddy Bears program, scholarships to members’ children, lobbying efforts towards creating a safer environment for our citizens, helps fund our war on drugs and alcohol in our schools, and more.

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Upcoming Events

2020 Picnic Cancelation Notice

The VSPA Board of Directors resolved that it is necessary to cancel the Family Picnic scheduled for 7/25/20 because of safety risks existing in the ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic. The Board looks forward to the next opportunity we can safely gather together!

Update 2020 Annual Firearms Qualifications for Sworn Retirees

Sworn retirees who need to update their Law Enforcement Officers Safety Act (LEOSA) qualification and whose qualification expires prior to 9/1/20, may contact one of the senior firearms instructors listed on the attachment to arrange a date to qualify.

2020 - 2021 Children's Scholarship Program

Open for details about the 2020 - 2021 Children's VSPA Scholarship Program, download the application and return to the VSPA office no later than Friday, June 12, 2020. See criteria and other deadlines to participate.

Spring Meeting of the Alumni Canceled

The 151st Virginia State Police Alumni Spring Conference has been canceled. Open to read a letter from Alumni President R. M. "Bob" McCulloch.

2020 VSPA Conference is Canceled

After working with the Great Wolf Lodge, we have determined that there are no suitable dates for the remainder of 2020 to hold our annual conference.

Back The Blue 5K Rescheduled

Rescheduled to the Fall. Date to be determined. Memory Run and Walk to Remember Trooper Chad Dermyer - EOW 3/31/2016, and Trooper Lucas Dowell - EOW 2/4/2019. Proceeds and Donations to support the Dermyer Dowell Scholarship Fund.

Recent News

Defund the Police?

"Defund the Police?" by Charles W. "Bill" Carrico, Sr., a retired Virginia State Police Trooper.  He served in the Virginia House of Delegates from 2002-2012, and in the Senate of Virginia from 2012-2020.

President's Message June 2, 2020

President Roy Kyle writes to the men and women of the Virginia State Police Association to express appreciation for their service to and protection of all Virginians during the recent protests and to express concern for the safety and well-being of our me

Louisiana State Police Trooper George Baker

The Members of the Virginia State Police Association are saddened about the loss of Louisiana State Police Trooper George Baker. We have Trooper George Baker, his Family and the Louisiana State Police in our thoughts and prayers.

The Parole Board Undermines Justice

Retired Trooper, former Delegate and Senator Charles W. "Bill" Carrico, Sr., discusses how the Parole Board's actions and Governor Northam's inactions are undermining justice by ignoring sentences given to convicted violent criminals by Virginia's courts.

VSPA presents 2020 Citizen Awards

C & B Firearms, Green Top, Southern Police and Indian Rock Tactical provided great service and support to the Virginia State Police Association and its Members during the delivery of the commenorative Sig Sauer P320s.

President's Letter to Governor Ralph Northam

Letter from Virginia State Police Association President Roy Kyle to Governor Ralph S. Northam asking the Governor to Rescind the Parole of Vincent Lamont Martin. Martin was convicted of killing a Richmond Police Officer in 1979.

National Troopers Coalition

On April 14, 2020 the NTC sent a letter in your behalf to the Honorable Mitch McConnell, Senate Majority Leader, and to the Honorable Chuck Schumer, Senate Minority Leader, voicing support of the "Heroes Fund."

Important Links to Related Agencies & Services

This article provides links to the VACP, VSA, VSP, DMV and more.

March 29 2020 President's Message

President Roy L. Kyle addresses the Association's response to the COVID 19 Pandemic, the canceled 2020 Annual Conference, the 2020-2022 Board of Directors' term of office begins, and he concludes by expressing appreciation to the outgoing Board.

Office Hours and Merchandise

Our Office and Store on Forest Hill Avenue re-opened on June 1, 2020. The VSPA Merchandise Store located in the VSP Academy remains closed until further notice.

2020 - 2022 Board of Directors Announcement

Your votes have been counted and your Board of Directors for 2020 - 2022 are announced. Congratulations to the members of the new Board!

Information is Needed to Solve the Murder of Trooper Johnny Bowman

If you have information about the Unsolved Murder of Trooper Johnny Bowman please contact the Virginia State Police. See Contact Information in this article.

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