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New bill harshens penalties for false reports to police
"So what we've done with this bill is put more teeth into law enforcement," said Walker. "What we're finding across the commonwealth, you know, a lot of law enforcement are telling me 'Mr. Walker, this is almost a monthly or weekly...
March 14, 2023
Walker's bill updating 'swatting' penalties heads to governor's desk
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A bill sponsored by Virginia Del. Wendell Walker, R-Lynchburg, to strengthen the penalties of calling in a false threat to law enforcement — aka “swatting” — has passed both chambers of the Virginia General Assembly.
February 21, 2023
February 17, 2023
House gatekeepers clear bill to crack down on false calls to police
On the morning of the very day Del. Wendell Walker, R-Lynchburg, was to present his House Bill 1572 to crack down on false calls to police, fire departments or emergency medical services, someone called in a threat...
January 25, 2023
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