Category Archives: Outreach

Santa, Motors, and Gifts for Kids, OH MY!

As Christmas approaches, children everywhere will be watching the skies for Santa Claus. Here in Fairfax County some very special children won’t have to wait until Christmas Eve. Since 1988, Santa and his elves have been rumbling down the streets of Fairfax County on motorcycles picking up and delivering toys to children in local hospitals. Once again this year, Santa

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Back To School Safety Message from Police Chief Edwin C. Roessler Jr.

Dear Community Members, In preparation for each new school year, the Fairfax County Police Department in partnership with our great community, Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS), and the Virginia Department of Transportation, begins a coordinated effort to ensure everyone’s safety.  Our mutual goal has always been and continues to be the safety of our children, pedestrians, and commuters to and

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Fairfax County Recognized as Leader in Improving Neighborhood Communication with Nextdoor

Today, the Fairfax County Police Department was recognized as a leader for its efforts in strengthening communication and collaboration amongst neighbors and police to build safer communities on Nextdoor, the private social network for neighborhoods. Since partnering with the neighborhood social network a year ago, Fairfax County has become the fastest growing county using Nextdoor in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast.

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Fairfax County Team Receives Nationally Recognized Award for Juvenile Justice Diversion Efforts

The Center for Juvenile Justice and Reform (CJJR) at the Georgetown University McCourt School of Public Policy awarded a Fairfax County team the 2016 Capstone of the Year Award for their efforts and success in redesigning and enhancing the youth diversion and restorative justice program. Together, they reduced the use of formal processing and incarceration, improved public safety, avoided wasteful

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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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Help Bring Cheer to Children and Families of Domestic and Sexual Violence by Donating Gift Cards

Are you in the holiday spirit? We are! The Police Department Victim Services Section is conducting their third annual holiday gift card drive in an effort to provide a bit of joy and relief for families and children who have been victimized by domestic and sexual violence. In 2016, our Victim Services Section worked more than 300 cases involving families

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