Category Archives: Awards

Officers Being Recognized at 40th Annual Valor Awards Tomorrow

About 70 members of our department will be recognized by the Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce at the 40th annual Valor Awards tomorrow morning. These officers are among first responders from across the region being honored for heroic actions they displayed both on and off-duty last year. Here are just a few of the awards being presented to our officers.

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FCPD Awarded State Accreditation for Sixth Time

We’re pleased to announce we just received our sixth accreditation award from the Virginia Law Enforcement Professional Standards Commission (VLEPSC).  We were the first agency in the state to be accredited through VLESPC in 1996 and have maintained this accreditation status each evaluation cycle.  The assessment requires us to adhere to 190 standards. To verify compliance with the standards, a

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Reston Officer Hailed as “Hero”

While an early March blizzard raged outside, an English Setter-Border Collie mix named “Sassy” barked excitedly at his owner’s feet. Jim Cassell, 64, of Great Falls was suffering a massive heart attack, while he appeared to be peacefully dozing in his recliner. His wife Susan was startled by the barking, noticed her husband’s condition and immediately began doing CPR while

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Police Motorcycle Safety Competition Results Posted

Thank you to all who joined us at the 35th Annual Mid-Atlantic Police Motorcycle Competition last weekend at the Dulles Expo Center. Your presence and support was very much appreciated by all. The Fairfax County Police Motor Squad, visiting agencies, and the public helped to raise $7,500. for the Make A Wish foundation. Due to hard work, ongoing training, dedicated

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