Lt. Louis “Lou” Forges and Col. James A. Morris.
Photo Courtesy of Adam Kincaid
On Feb. 1, Lt. Louis “Lou” Forges retired from the Town of Vienna Police Department. Lt. Forges provided the residents in the Town of Vienna with more than
26 years of dedicated service.
He began his career with the department in January of 1990.
After his graduation from the 16th Session of the Fairfax County Public Safety
Academy, he was assigned to the Patrol Section.
In April of 2002, Lt. Forges was promoted to the rank of Sergeant and was transferred to the Criminal Investigation Section as an Investigator. He held that possession until he was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant in August of 2005.
In 1992 he received the Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) award for his Excellence in DWI Enforcement and Substance Abuse Prevention.
In 1998 he received the Outstanding Performance Award for leading the department in arrests and traffic summonses and in 2000, he received the Vienna Optimist Club Officer of the Year Award.
Lt. Forgesis a native of Cleveland, Ohio and graduated from Edinboro University with a
Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice.
In his retirement Lt. Forges will be returning to Cleveland, Ohio to spend time with family and his dog Harley.