Policing the Paranormal: The Haunting of Virginia's State Capitol Complex

Paul Hope

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The Commonwealth of Virginia has witnessed some of the most dramatic events of U.S. history and is known to be rich with haunted locations and paranormal activity. But what most people don't know is just how paranormally active Virginia is, especially within the center of the Commonwealth's most politically prestigious location, the Virginia State Capitol. Unlock the secrets of exactly what goes on after dark in the same buildings our State legislators and officials frequent. Learn from the testimony of police officers and other credible witnesses the exciting and sometimes terrifying disturbances that appear to frequently haunt the rooms and corridors of several locations within downtown Richmond's Capitol Square. From the haunted State Capitol and Supreme Court buildings, to the intense poltergeist activity experienced in the Executive Mansion, you'll be shocked by the compelling events that were kept secret – until now!

Size: 6" x 9" | 26 b/w photos | 144 pp
ISBN13: 9780764343209

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Paul Hope first experienced the paranormal during his childhood in the Isle of Man, British Isles. In 1996, at the age of 20, he emigrated to the United States; serving in the U.S. Army, and later becoming a police officer in Virginia. It was as an officer that Paul once again encountered the paranormal while policing some of the most haunted and historical locations in the U.S.Although having left law enforcement in late 2010 to pursue an opportunity as a private security contractor in Afghanistan, Paul continues to explore his lifelong interest in the supernatural. When not in Afghanistan, Paul lives on the outskirts of Richmond, Virginia, with his wife and young daughter. He intends to eventually return to police work, and his pursuit of the paranormal.