Category Archives: Chief’s Announcements

Chief Roessler’s Statement on Officer’s Custodial Detention and ICE Notification

On Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019, at 2:46 p.m., a FCPD officer was handling a traffic accident at Harrison Lane at South Kings Highway in the Alexandria section of the county. The officer found that one driver did not have a Virginia Operator’s license and obtained the driver’s information to conduct a check to verify the DMV record. During the query

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Statement from Chief Edwin C. Roessler Jr. on Alleged Assault at the Immanuel Christian School

We are actively investigating an alleged assault on Sept. 23 at the Immanuel Christian School located in Fairfax County. The Va. Code Ann. § 16.1-301 prohibits our Police Department from disclosing to the community law enforcement records concerning juveniles.  The code section also provides that such disclosures may only occur under certain circumstances, generally related to the disclosure of the

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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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Fairfax County is Turning 275 Years Old!

To celebrate 275 years of history, events have been planned at the Historic Fairfax Courthouse throughout the year. A lecture series, themed “Fairfax County: Yesterday and Today,” is free and open to the public, but registration is required ahead of time. We invite you to join us on Tuesday, May 16 at 7:30 p.m., to learn about the history of

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Join Our Ranks! #BeFCPD

Today, we are launching our #BeFCPD recruiting campaign. We are currently hiring Police Officers, Animal Protection Police Officers and Crossing Guards. As one of the largest law enforcement agencies in Virginia, the Fairfax County Police Department offers multiple career tracks and ample opportunity for promotion. Our eight patrol districts cover a diverse area, from urban centers to rural farmland. A

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