Category Archives: School Resource Officers

MEDIA ADVISORY: Spring Alcohol Awareness Event for High School Students

Prom and graduation season are quickly approaching, and we want to remind teens about the importance of being responsible at celebrations. We are partnering with Fairfax County Public Schools by hosting our Spring Drug and Alcohol Awareness Program. Juniors and seniors at Langley High School will be given the opportunity to wear physical impairment goggles while being tested on both

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Officers Determine Rumors of Robinson Secondary School Threat are False

Earlier today, our department became aware of widespread concern regarding a possible school threat involving Robinson Secondary School. Our school resource officers have determined there was no threat made, nor was there any danger to any students. Tuesday evening, a 15-year-old Robinson student took a picture of himself, holding a toy airsoft gun and posted it on social media. No

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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 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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Back-to-School Safety Reminders for Drivers and Pedestrians of All Ages

Summer’s winding down and it’s time to kick off another school year. Whether it’s preschool, grade school, high school or college, a new school year means increased pedestrian and vehicular traffic in neighborhoods and around schools throughout the county. The changing season also brings in increasingly shorter days, less daylight and reduced visibility. Traffic safety is a high priority for

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