News Briefs

News Briefs

Online Presentation to Protect Seniors from Scams

Join Fairfax County police next Tuesday, April 9, at 11:30 a.m., for a one-hour virtual presentation aimed at safeguarding seniors against scams. The program will offer invaluable insights into recognizing and preventing fraudulent schemes targeting older adults. Led by experts in the field, this interactive session equips participants with practical strategies to detect, avoid and report scams effectively. 

Attendees will learn how to empower themselves and their loved ones with the knowledge to navigate the digital world securely. Staying informed will help protect them against financial exploitation. Seniors are encouraged to register at to take a proactive step toward safeguarding their financial wellbeing.

Car Seat Inspections on April 11

Parents may get their children’s car seats inspected on Thursday, April 11, from 5-8:30 p.m. outside the Sully District Police Station. It’s at 4900 Stonecroft Blvd. in Chantilly. Inspections are done on a first-come, first-served basis. Participants should install the child safety seat so the inspection can be performed. The seat will be properly re-installed if necessary, and parents will be taught how to install the seat properly.. Everyone is eligible. Another car-seat inspection is scheduled for April 25, at the same place and time.