Category Archives: Chief’s Announcements

New Media Relations Bureau Director Hired by Chief Roessler

Colonel Edwin C. Roessler Jr., Chief of the Fairfax County Police Department, is pleased to announce, the hiring of Anthony J. Guglielmi as Director of the Police Department’s Media Relations Bureau, following a national search. Mr. Guglielmi has an impressive professional communications background in television and radio news, media relations and crisis communications. Mr. Guglielmi is currently Chief Communication Officer

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MESSAGE FROM CHIEF EDWIN C. ROESSLER JR. ON DEPARTMENT’S COVID-19 BUSINESS PRACTICES

Chief Edwin C. Roessler Jr. shares with the community the steps the department is taking to improve the culture of safety at work and within the community to preserve the sanctity of all human life as we navigate the global COVID-19 health crisis. The following provides several adaptations to our business practices: To maintain a high level of customer service,

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Update to Shooting Investigation in Burke

Detectives from our Major Crimes Bureau continue to investigate the Oct. 21 shooting in the 6100 block of Wicklow Drive in Burke.  As of yesterday afternoon, Oct. 24, Crime Scene and Forensic detectives have completed their work at the residence and have cleared the scene. The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner (OCME) has completed autopsies of the two victims

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Update on Fatal Pedestrian Crash Involving Police Cruiser

Detectives from our Crash Reconstruction Unit continue to investigate the Oct. 20 fatal pedestrian crash in Annandale. The pedestrian’s autopsy has been completed and we are waiting for the report by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner (OCME). The involved police cruiser was driven by Mason District Station Officer Reed Miller, a two year veteran of the department with

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Update: Statement from Chief Edwin C. Roessler Jr. on Officer’s Return to Full Duty

After receiving an update from our Internal Affairs Bureau, I have concurred with the procedural policy recommendation to return the officer involved in the Sept. 21 event to full duty on Friday. We have one of the best police forces in the U.S. and I have confidence that our officer will represent us well throughout his career. Our internal administrative

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