Category Archives: Recruit Academy

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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Hang Out with Us After School

Shooting hoops with kids participating in the county’s afterschool programs. Setting a positive influence in the community. Aiming to be a listening ear. In the process, possibly enhance police/community relations? This is what Patrol Officer Corey Clark set out to do this school year and presented an idea to his Mount Vernon Station Commander, Captain Shawn Martin. He proposed that day

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Academy Session Community Engagement Day

Academy recruits from the 65th session will graduate on Friday, December 11, and begin their law enforcement career with a Field Training Instructor. To better prepare them for this challenge, they were given a unique opportunity today as they toured several neighborhoods within the Mount Vernon Police District.   Led by Academy staff and Mattie Palmore, a community leader and retired Magistrate for Fairfax County, they were given an invaluable

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Academy Recruits Gain New Insight on Community Engagement

To view a video clip of this community engagement training, click here. Academy recruits from the 64th session will graduate on Friday, August 7, and begin working patrol with a Field Training Instructor. As they finish their remaining classes, they had a unique opportunity on Thursday, July 30. Instead of sitting through a classroom lecture on community relations, they were

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