Alex Evans, Director

Director Alex EvansAlex Evans, a Presbyterian minister for more than two decades, got closely connected with the law enforcement community in 2004 when he was recruited to serve as Chaplain with the Blacksburg Police Department. After several years in this role, the Town of Blacksburg and Blacksburg Police found themselves with several significant tragedies, including the shootings at Virginia Tech. Through those months, and since then, Alex has been devoted to helping law enforcement find strength and help, especially following critical incidents. He recently completed his Doctorate in Ministry degree and received honors for his doctoral thesis: Pastoral Leadership with Police in Crisis. Alex currently serves as Pastor, Second Presbyterian Church, in downtown Richmond, and as Convening Director of VALEAP.

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Richmond Times-Dispatch Article regarding 4th Anniversary of VT murders.