Katherine Hayek Joins FCPD as Director of the Public Affairs Bureau

Chief Kevin Davis of the Fairfax County Police Department (FCPD) is pleased to announce the appointment of Katherine Hayek as Director of FCPD’s Public Affairs Bureau, effective immediately.  

In this role, Hayek will work with Chief Davis to develop and implement an overall communications strategy and direct efforts to expand and amplify the FCPD’s standing as a premier police department in the nation. She will be responsible for providing oversight and direction to Public Affairs Bureau staff, establishing priorities, developing core messaging, strengthening public relations, web presence, internal messaging, and media. 

Prior to joining FCPD, Hayek served as spokesperson and communications advisor for the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration’s Washington Division. There, she developed and implemented award-winning strategic communication plans, media relations programs, communications support for area partners, and broadened agency media coverage – best practices of which are now used across the country. 

Hayek received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from University of Maryland, College Park, and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) in both Strategy and Leadership from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. A Lebanese American and D.C. Metro native, she is looking forward to living and working back in her home area, after spending over a decade working in Federal law enforcement.