Category Archives: Child

Tips to Help Keep your Kids Safe

Parents, it is important to talk with your child about safety. Having a discussion before a situation occurs is vital. Abductions are not common. Non-family abductions are the rarest type of abduction case and make up only 1% of the missing children cases reported to National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. Still, these conversations are best before your child

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Infant Dies after Being Left Unattended in SUV

Franconia Police District – Detectives are investigating after an 11-month-old girl died after being left unattended in an SUV for an extended period of time yesterday afternoon. Our officers responded with the Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department shortly before 5 p.m. to the 6400 block of Meriwether Lane in Springfield for a report of an unresponsive child who was

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FCPS Employees Charged with Assaulting Children with Intellectual Disabilities

McLean Police District – Current and former Fairfax County Public Schools employees are facing charges after an investigation found that several non-verbal children with intellectual disabilities at Freedom Hill Elementary School in Vienna had been assaulted. Those facing charges were either involved in the assaults or had knowledge they were taking place and did not report them. Detectives from our

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Children’s Entertainer Faces Charges of Child Pornography

RESTON DISTRICT STATION- A 58-year-old children’s entertainer is facing charges of 10 counts of felony possession of child pornography. On April 18 detectives from our Major Crimes Bureau received information that Steven Rossi, of Reston, was in possession of child pornography. After a thorough investigation, detectives located numerous files containing illicit images. Rossi was arrested on April 30 and posted

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Music Teacher Arrested for Indecent Liberties against Children; Detectives Asking for Information on Other Possible Victims

West Springfield Police District – A 56-year-old Annandale music teacher is facing eight felony counts of indecent liberties by a custodian for sexually abusing two former students. Detectives from the Major Crimes Bureau’s Child Abuse Squad took custody of Jeffrey Cummins late yesterday afternoon at Washington Dulles International Airport, after obtaining warrants last Thursday night. Cummins was arriving at Dulles

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