Category Archives: School Safety

DETECTIVES ASKING FOR PUBLIC’S HELP TO IDENTIFY A MAN AFTER EXPOSURE INCIDENT NEAR SCHOOL

Mason Police District – Detectives are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man that exposed himself and made lewd gestures to two teenage girls yesterday near Peace Valley Lane and Diamond Drive in Annandale. The two students were waiting for their rides near Justice High School when a man drove by them with the passenger window rolled down

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Back-to-School: Safety Reminders as Kids Head Back to the Classroom

Summer is 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 increasingly shorter days, less daylight, and reduced visibility. Chief Roessler and our station commanders will

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Threat Against J.E.B. Stuart High School Under Investigation

We wanted to reassure our community we’re aware of a post on social media that’s spreading regarding a threat found yesterday in a student bathroom at J.E.B. Stuart High School. The message, written in pencil, threatened violence at the school this Friday. We’re working to identify that person, but since we haven’t yet, we can’t verify whether the threat is valid at

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Petitions Served on Two Fairfax County Teens After School Shooting Threat on Social Media

Two Fairfax County teens are facing charges after an investigation revealed they were behind a social media threat regarding a possible shooting at Walt Whitman Middle School. Detectives from our Criminal Intelligence Division (CID) served the teens, a 14 and 15-year-old from the Alexandria area of Fairfax County, with felony petitions yesterday morning. They have each been charged with one

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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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