Meet the Officers

Chief of Police Carl A. Murray, Jr. 

Chief Murray comes to PVCC from Virginia State University where he served as a police officer. Prior to VSU, Chief Murray worked for the Richmond Police Department. A complete biography on Chief Murray will be posted soon. 

Officer Joe Hood

Officer Hood served for 30 years in the Richmond Police Department before retiring in 2013. During his time at Richmond PD, he served as both a patrol officer and a sergeant. He has received numerous awards for his work including:

  • Bronze Star for Valor
  • Meritorious Police Medal  (awarded twice)
  • Excellent Police Duty Medal (awarded four times)
  • Good Conduct (awarded five times)
  • Safe Driving (awarded seven times)
  • Firearms Expert
  • Richmond Retail Merchants Medal for Valor
  • Virginia Alcohol and Safety Action Program Award

Officer Kyle Wax

Officer Wax comes to us from the Virginia Division of Capitol Police.

He has an associates degree from Terra Community College and offers 15 years of experience in law enforcement and corrections.