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Attorney General of Virginia

Tidewater Community Outreach

William Shackleford Tidewater Outreach Coodinator

In January, Attorney General Mark Herring expanded Virginia’s community outreach programs by appointing an outreach coordinator in every region of the state. The Tidewater Outreach Coordinator, William Shackleford, works closely with many groups in the eastern part of the state.  William’s region includes Hampton, Newport News, Norfolk, Chesapeake, VA Beach, Suffolk Portsmouth and other surrounding cities and counties.  He is a member of the VCPEA (Virginia Coalition for the Prevention of Elder Abuse), VGIA (Virginia Gang Investigators Association), CCRT (Community Crisis Response Team) and the Virginia Peninsula Community Coordinated Response Team on Human Trafficking. He works very closely with regional law enforcement agencies, schools, colleges and senior support agencies.

The Tidewater Community Outreach Coordinator assists Tidewater Virginia Triad and Virginia State S.A.L.T. council groups.  Mr. Shackleford regularly holds presentations on programs and resources available through the Office of the Attorney General, such as:  Medicaid Fraud, Elder Abuse and Neglect, Human Trafficking, Financial Fraud Prevention awareness and education, Virginia Rules, Domestic and Dating Violence, Gang Awareness, Identity Theft, Prescription Drug Abuse, Lethality Assessment, and consumer protection to local community organizations, faith groups, service providers, Triad groups, law enforcement community groups, and senior living communities.