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Police shooting incidents by chief tenure.
Ongoing series about the Fairfax County Police Department and its policies and history on use of deadly force.
5 of 7 police shooting incidents involved mental health crises, but training for such situations has been lacking for years.
PERF review of FCPD policy and shooting incidents
Police Reform Matrix Working Group shares recommendations at public safety committee meeting.
Former FCPD Sgt. Wesley Shifflett won’t face criminal charges, at least now.
Ecumenical Service links 60th anniversary of MLK’s “Letter From Birmingham Jail” with call to action about police use of force.
Demanding inclusive and equitable police practices.
Police body camera video shocks; reactions come in.
Police shooting video
Multilayered approaches to keep children safe in schools
Not hate crimes but a cry for help.
Four crimes within days at two Black churches and a tripped alarm at a third Black church, all located on Fordson Road in Alexandria's Gum Spring Community, looked ominous.
Nearly 200-year-old witness tree 'struggled' and obstructed sight triangle quadrant to the intersection.
In 1823, an acorn from an Overcup Oak tree sent up a shoot at what is now the corner of Elden and Center Streets in the Town of Herndon.
Homicides surge in the first six months of 2021 in Fairfax County compared to 2020.
With 13 homicides reported across all of Fairfax County already this year, the unprecedented spike in killings is a concern.
Demand firing of FCPD Chief Kevin Davis
The Fairfax County Democratic Committee (FCDC) called on the Board of Supervisors ("Board") on May 25 to terminate Kevin Davis's employment as Chief of the Fairfax County Police Department.
Supervisors respond to a new era of policing.
Coming out of a closed-door session on Friday, April 23, the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors prepared, as Supervisor Penny Gross (D-Mason) said, “to select one of the most important hires it undertakes.”
Supervisor Alcorn hosts Hunter Mill Town Hall With FCPD
Leadership at the Fairfax County Police Department, Reston District Station are "very proud" of their work but acknowledge there is more work to come.
NOVA Equity Agenda Coalition proposes redirecting of funding to hire counselors.
"While schools' primary role is to serve as an institution for learning, it must also remain a suitable place for young people to mature and sometimes err, without being subjected to the unquestionably perilous path of the criminal justice system," wrote members of the NOVA Equity Agenda Coalition in a July 6 letter to Fairfax County Public Schools Board and Fairfax County Board of Supervisors.
Colonel Edwin C. Roessler Jr., Fairfax County Police Chief: ‘These acts are unacceptable.’
"The body-worn camera video I am releasing shows a Fairfax County police officer deploying force in violation of our use of force policies … They are criminal acts which violate our oath of office, and they ignore the sanctity of human life," said Colonel Edwin C. Roessler Jr., Fairfax County Police Chief, the day after one of his officers deployed an "electronic control weapon," multiple times on an African American male who did not appear to be a threat.
Northern Virginia leaders urge regional approach to reopening state.