The Fairfax County Police Department offers emergency and crime-related services for the county. This department also…More deals with county animal services, concealed handgun permits, criminal record checks, false alarms and security systems, fingerprinting, property claims, traffic crash reports and photos, victim services and more. Click here for a more detailed list.
Police headquarters is located on county property in Fairfax City.
The Fairfax County Sheriff's office is the largest in Virginia. The 600-employee law enforcement agency coordinates…More with the Fairfax County Police Department to manage the county Adult Detention Center, provide courthouse security and service civil orders.
County sheriffs and deputy sheriffs have civil and concurrent criminal jurisdiction in Fairfax City, Fairfax County, Vienna and Herndon.
The current sheriff, Stan Berry, was first elected in 1999.
The City of Fairfax Police Department is split into five divisions: technical services, criminal investigations,…More patrol, support operations and professional standards. Together with the community, the Fairfax police provide emergency services for the city and immediate surrounding area.
Officers make up four community teams to cover the entirety of Fairfax City. Community members in each of these areas can contact their community policing team leader. Click here for a full list of the areas and their respective leaders.
The department also features a forensics lab and detective, crossing guards, citizen dispatchers and other specialties. Fairfax residents can sign up for block watch, crime solvers, bike patrol, youth club and other police programs.
The Fairfax County Department of Public Safety Communications is one of the nation's largest 9-1-1 centers. This…More agency receives all 9-1-1 emergency calls in the county and is responsible for dispatching fire and police units to aid the callers. All Fairfax City 9-1-1 calls go to this office, as well as calls coming in throughout the county.
Van Dyck Park 3720 Old Lee Hwy, Fairfax, VA22030 One of the largest parks in Fairfax City, Van Dyck Park offers playground equipment, benches, picnic tables, climbing…More walls, basketball and volleyball courts, grills, sandboxes, skate parks and more. Open during daylight hours, the park is located next door to the city police department.