Category Archives: Social Media

Update: Chief Roessler Releases Video on Tysons Corner Center Arrest

Chief Edwin C. Roessler Jr.  is releasing the video below to dispute claims on social media that a woman was “body slammed” during an arrest last week at a store in Tysons Corner Center. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RGrkLGLoLkA&feature=youtu.be Three people were arrested at Tysons Corner Center on Thursday, April 25, after one of them was caught concealing merchandise from a store without paying

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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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FCPD Media Relations Bureau Now Led by Two Former Journalists

As part of our commitment to reporting news about our police department to our community and working with members of the media, the Fairfax County Police Department Media Relations Bureau now features two former broadcast journalists at the helm. This week, Emilie Voss, a former television evening news anchor at WTOL in Toledo, Ohio, joined the FCPD as the Deputy

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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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Twitter – Schmitter. Don’t have a Twitter account but want to receive our tweets? Easy peasy!

Fast Follow is a Twitter feature that allows you to receive our tweets via text message. Signing up for it is quick and easy! Text “follow @fairfaxpolice” to 40404. You will receive a text message back indicating you are now following us – @fairfaxpolice. The text will also provide guidance on how to stop the text messages if you no

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