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Body Worn Camera Phase 2 Implementation Complete

The Fairfax County Police Department continues with its expedited implementation plan for the Body Worn Camera (BWC) program. Last week, Phase 2 of our BWC deployment was completed. Officers from our Franconia District and McLean District Stations are now trained, equipped and fully utilizing BWCs. Phase 2 has resulted in the FCPD having 218 new BWC operators.  Our Body Worn

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Body Worn Cameras Phase 1 Implementation

The Fairfax County Police Department continues with its implementation plan for phase one of the Body Worn Camera (BWC) program which will launch on May 1, 2020. All stakeholder employees for phase one are nearing completion of their training in the use of the BWC systems. This includes affected police staff, Fairfax County Office of the Commonwealth’s Attorney, Fairfax Public

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Body Worn Camera Program Approved by Board of Supervisors; Full Implementation Expected to Take Three Years

Following a 2018 pilot program and rigorous academic study, the Board of Supervisors today approved full implementation of body worn cameras (BWC), which is expected to begin in May 2020 and take three years to phase in countywide. The Reston, Mason and Mount Vernon district stations, which participated in the 2018 pilot, will be the first three stations implementing the

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Body Worn Camera Study Presented at Board of Supervisors Meeting

At today’s Board of Supervisors’ Public Safety Committee meeting, Chief Edwin C. Roessler Jr.  and representatives of an American University research team presented a comprehensive study of FCPD’s body worn camera (BWC) pilot project, which took place March 3 to Sept. 1, 2018.  The pilot included 203 body worn cameras distributed to trained officers at three district stations: Mason, Mount

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Body Worn Camera Pilot Program Ending Today; Research Team to Study Findings

Our body worn camera pilot program will wrap-up today. Training for the body worn cameras began in mid-February, and full implementation was completed by mid-March. The Board of Supervisors approved the 90-day pilot program back in November of last year, with the option to extend to 180 days. The pilot was eventually extended to allow all stakeholders the opportunity to

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