Originally Posted by Bill Lumberg
Thankfully, properly, any place I've been, police/law enforcement could only be designated by the government or a government agency, be it local/state/federal/tribal.
As are these officers. The HOA can't simply hire some guys, slap some lights on a car, and call it a Police Department.
Virginia law specifies that any person appointed under the code they reference must be appointed by the circuit court judge for the jurusdiction for a specific term of service (with an end date) and must receive state mandated training.