Category Archives: Youth Programs

UPDATE: Autopsy of Remains Ruled a Homicide

Franconia Police District – An autopsy was conducted on the human remains found in the 7100 block of Wimsatt Road on Saturday, February 11. The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner ruled the death as a homicide. The victim suffered trauma to the upper body. Detectives believe the victim is Damaris A. Reyes Rivas, 15, of Gaithersburg, Md. The teenaged

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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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Media Advisory: Encouraging Teens to Take the Pledge #PhonesDownTouchDown

Officers from the Traffic Division will speak to teens about the dangers of distracted driving at this week’s Student Advisory Committee Meeting, hosted at Woodson High School. Student delegations from the county’s 25 high schools will be in attendance. Crash Reconstruction Detective Justin Grimm will explain the dynamics of a 2013 fatal pedestrian crash; Captain Bob Blakley, Traffic Division Commander,

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Police to Encourage Schoolchildren They Can Be Peacemakers at CHALK4PEACE Event

Mount Vernon Police District – This Friday, police officers from the Mount Vernon station will participate in Groveton Elementary School’s eighth annual CHALK4PEACE event. This global campaign provides schoolchildren an opportunity to artistically express what peace means to them and the importance of their role in building peace within their community and around the world. Members of the media are

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Police Explorer (Youth) Program: Seeking New Recruits, Registration Only Happens Once a Year

Are you between 14 and 20 years old? Interested in an inside look at policing while building leadership, critical-thinking and decision-making skills in a unique and exciting environment?? Consider becoming a Police Explorer! Building important life and leadership skills is an essential part of strong, positive youth development. Police Exploring is a national program that offers youth an opportunity to

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