VBPD Sergeant Arrested

Monday, July 02, 2018

On June 30, 2018 at 11:48 pm, Virginia Beach Emergency Communications received a call for a domestic related incident in the 2400 block of Smokehouse Road, involving a Virginia Beach Police Officer.

Officers were dispatched to the scene, and after the preliminary investigation 57-year old Shawn Walter Hoffman was arrested for 1 count of misdemeanor assault and battery of a family member.

Shawn Hoffman is one of 6 sergeants assigned to the Internal Affairs Division. He has been with the department for 35 years.

As standard procedure, the commanding officer of the Internal Affairs Division has administratively reassigned and relocated Sergeant Hoffman during the administrative investigation.     

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