General Information

Name Vance Edwards
OpenOversight ID 90529
Unique Internal Identifier EDWARDS-VANCE-1991
Department Virginia Union University Police
Race White
Gender Male
Birth Year (Age) Data Missing
First Employment Date 2023-10-20
Number of known incidents 0
Currently on the force Yes

Assignment History

Department Job Title Badge No. Unit Start Date End Date
Virginia Union University Police Acting Chief of Police and Director of Public Safety Chief of Police 2023-10-20
Virginia Union University Police AVP & Chief of Police Chief of Police 2023-10-20
Petersburg Police Not Sure Unknown Unknown
Hampton University Police Uniform Patrol Sergeant Unknown Unknown
Hampton University Police First Sergeant Unknown Unknown
York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office Not Sure Administration Services/Accreditation Assistant Unknown
Gloucester County Sheriff's Office Not Sure Unknown Unknown 2023-01-01


  • Virginia Union University Appoints Vance Richards as Acting Chief of Police & Public Safety Director Edit Delete
    "In 1991, Vance Richards embarked on his law enforcement journey in the City of Hampton and is a proud graduate of the Hampton Roads Academy of Criminal Justice. Over his illustrious 32-year career, he has lent his expertise to various agencies, including the York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office and the Gloucester County Sheriff's Office. Notably, his career culminated with retirement from the Petersburg Bureau of Police in 2017. However, Vance's dedication to law enforcement brought him back to the fold..." - Virginia Union University (Oct. 20, 2023)