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Officer William "Billy" Shular, Jr. joined the LUPD in 2012. Officer Shular was born and raised in Prince Edward County. Shortly after graduating from Prince Edward County High School he attended Southside Virginia Community College and began his law enforcement career with Prince Edward County Animal Control. Officer Shular became a deputy for Prince Edward County Sheriff’s Office in 2003 graduating from the Central Virginia Criminal Justice Academy in 2005. Officer Shular is a certified Firearms and General Instructor and continues to train new recruits through the Central Virginia Criminal Justice Academy. While employed with Prince Edward County, he also served as the department's K-9 handler.
Since joining the Longwood Police Department, Officer Shular has been certified as a Field Training Officer, completed the EC/IR II Breath Test Operators certification as well as variouis other law enforcement career development courses.