A. Q. "Andy" Ellington is chief of the Farmville Police Department. Ellington was named Agent of the Year in 2005 by Virginia's U.S. Attorney's Office. He has held a position in every division of the Farmville Police Department, including serving as Acting Chief twice, serving as a DEA Task Force Officer and serving as Accreditation Manager when the FPD earned the prestigious State Accreditation Award by the Virginia Law Enforcement Professional Standards Commission. During the 2016 Vice Presidential Debate, Ellington was a member of the Major Command Center. He was named Farmville Chief of Police on October 27, 2016.