Category Archives: Body Worn Camera

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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FCPD Officer Charged with Assault against Community Member

On Saturday, June 6, at the direction of the Fairfax County Office of the Commonwealth’s Attorney, Police Officer First Class (PFC) Tyler Timberlake, was charged with three counts of misdemeanor assault and battery. Timberlake has been an officer for eight years and assigned to the Mount Vernon District Station. Officers responded to a call for service around 1:30 p.m. Friday afternoon

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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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