Category Archives: Media Advisory

Media Police Academy: Behind-the-Scenes Look at the FCPD

Media Police Academy: Behind-the-Scenes Look at the FCPD July 12, 2018 Fairfax County Criminal Justice Academy 14601 Lee Road Chantilly, VA 20151 We are proud to offer our second annual Media Police Academy, on Thursday, July 12 at the Fairfax County Criminal Justice Academy. This exciting program gives journalists and other members of the media an opportunity to walk in

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Fairfax County First Responders Train Side by Side for an Active Shooter Incident

Nearly 3,000 police officers and firefighters in Fairfax County are currently in the midst of a massive joint training exercise geared toward responding to an active shooter. The FCPD and FCFD are one of only a few public safety teams in the country to conduct such large-scale joint training, which involves first responders from different entities working together. This six-week

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MEDIA AVAILABILITY: FCPD Conducting Active Shooter Training in Empty Office Building in Fairfax

We are all, sadly, too aware of the alarming growing trend of active shooter incidents nationwide. Our officers and commanders are currently going through training to prepare for active shooter incidents. We invite you to attend one of our sessions for a first-hand look at what the men and women of the FCPD are learning and practicing. Lieutenant Brian Ruck,

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Officers Being Recognized at 40th Annual Valor Awards Tomorrow

About 70 members of our department will be recognized by the Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce at the 40th annual Valor Awards tomorrow morning. These officers are among first responders from across the region being honored for heroic actions they displayed both on and off-duty last year. Here are just a few of the awards being presented to our officers.

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Body Worn Camera Pilot Program Launching Monday, February 19; News Conference Tomorrow (Friday)

Our department will begin training and the rollout of our body worn camera pilot program next week. Ahead of the launch, we will be hosting a news conference tomorrow morning at our Public Safety Headquarters at 11. Chief Edwin C. Roessler Jr. will be joined by Major Christian Quinn and Captain Chantel Cochrane to discuss the pilot and answer questions.

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UPDATE: News Conference Today; Person of Interest Identified in the Death of Jholie Moussa

Major Richard Perez, Commander of the Major Crimes Bureau, will update the community on the investigation into the death of 16-year-old Jholie Moussa who was reported missing on January 13. Her body was found in Woodlawn Park last Friday by officers who were searching for her. MEDIA ALERT WHERE: Our ***NEW*** Public Safety Headquarters 12099 Government Center Parkway Press Room: 2nd

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