Fairfax County Police

Use of Stun Gun Declared Just by PoliceAn officer acted appropriately by using a stun gun during an arrest caught on video, Fairfax County police say.
Sketch Released of Suspect in Attempted Abduction in AlexandriaPolice are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man believed to be responsible for an attempted abduction last month.
Fairfax Police Investigating Use of Stun Gun During ArrestFairfax County police say they are investigating an arrest in which an officer used an electronic stun gun, an incident that was captured on video and posted to social media.
Fairfax Judge Lets ACLU License-Plate Reader Suit Go ForwardA judge has declined to throw out a lawsuit challenging the Fairfax County Police Department's practice of storing data collected through the use of license-plate readers.
Former Fairfax Officer Indicted for Murder of Springfield ManA former Fairfax County police officer was indicted for murder Monday, nearly two years after he shot and killed an unarmed Springfield man just inside his front door.
Officer Who Fatally Shot Man in 2013 is Off the ForceFairfax County Police say an officer who fatally shot a man just inside his front door no longer works for the department.
2 Bodies Found in Different Parts of Fairfax CountyTwo bodies have been found in different areas of Fairfax County -- one in Herndon and one in Mount Vernon.
ACLU Sues Fairfax County Police Over License-Plate DataThe American Civil Liberties Union of Virginia is suing Fairfax County police over a policy in which they store data collected on thousands of drivers through the use of license-plate readers.
Medical Examiner Rules Virginia Inmate's Death AccidentalFairfax County Police say the medical examiner has ruled the death of an inmate who was shocked four times was accidental.
Prosecutor to Call Grand Jury in 2013 Police Killing in Va.A northern Virginia prosecutor says he will convene a special grand jury to hear evidence in the police killing of a man in his doorway in 2013.
Fairfax Co. Reaches Settlement in Wrongful Death SuitThe family of John Geer, a man fatally wounded by a Fairfax County police officer, will receive a settlement of nearly $3 million.
Fairfax Co. Officer Charged With Possession of Child PornographyA Fairfax County police officer has been charged with two counts of possession of child pornography.