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Police department to return to Lynchburg's airport

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LYNCHBURG (WSLS 10) - Lynchburg City Council has unanimously approved the return of the police department at the city's airport.

There was a stand-alone police department for many years after the September 11th attacks under the Department of Criminal Justice Services.

But in 2014, it was determined the DCJS didn't have the authority to classify the agency as a police force.

The General Assembly passed legislation this year to allow the force once again.