Category Archives: Chief

Media Alert: Service Dog Meet and Greet

We want you to meet our new furry recruits, part of our recently created Service Dog Program. Come join Colonel Edwin C. Roessler Jr. and Director of Incident Support Services Jay Carson for a meet and greet with police service dogs Jack, Holmes, Lennie, Indy and Sully! MEDIA ALERT WHERE: Public Safety Headquarters 12099 Government Center Parkway Outside Front of

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Reported Threat Thoroughly Investigated: No Evidence of Criminal Activity

  McLean Police District – After a thorough investigation into a reported threat at a Tysons office building on Wednesday, our detectives have concluded no criminal activity occurred. An ex-employee of a business within the building sent a suspicious group text message to some of his former colleagues but there were no direct threats made.  The following day, an employee

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No Evidence of Criminal Activity after Reported Threat at an Office Building in McLean

McLean Police District – No evidence of criminal activity was found after officers searched an office building located at 7950 Jones Branch Drive in McLean. Officers were initially called shortly before noon when an employee of the building reported a man with a gun. No gunshots or acts of violence were reported but officers, along with members of our Special

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Street Smart Initiative Aims to Reduce Rising Number of Pedestrian Fatalities

Pedestrian and cyclist deaths account for more than 33 percent of all traffic fatalities in the region, mirroring national trends, according to the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments. In Fairfax County so far this year, there have been 43 pedestrian crashes, eight pedestrian fatalities and more than 40 pedestrian injuries. In 2018, our county had a total of 174 pedestrian

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Chief Roessler Featured in The New York Times for Transparency in Crime Statistics

An article in The New York Times today highlights the continued efforts by Chief Roessler for transparency and consistency in crime statistics. Not long after becoming Chief, he instituted the use of the National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS) for our department. NIBRS is a system developed by the FBI that is being implemented by law enforcement agencies around the country

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