Fairfax County Police Chief Ed Roessler, who addressed reporters Wednesday and released body-worn camera footage of the arrest, said the death of Christopher Paul is a tragic example of the opioid epidemic “which is ravaging our nation and our county.”
The reports confirm what 25-year-old Bijan Ghaisar’s family has long said — that he was not armed when he was shot nine times by two U.S. Park Police officers following a chase up the George Washington Parkway last November.
School Resource Officers in Fairfax County are beginning the year under a new agreement between the school system and police department which specifies SROs shouldn’t be involved in student discipline.
A man was arrested for assault of Virginia State police officers outside the Vienna Metro station Sunday as white nationalists boarded trains destined for Washington D.C. protests.
For the series “Preventing Online Predators,” WTOP goes behind the screen with the undercover detectives who take on fake child personas to identify and interact with online predators — and build cases against them.
Police in Fairfax County are monitoring coyote activity and urging pet owners to be careful after a small dog was attacked and killed by two coyotes in the forested area of the Parklawn community.
Fairfax County police have started wearing body cameras, and though there are many benefits for officers, some are still getting accustomed to the change in protocol.
A man died after crashing into a tree on northbound George Washington Parkway early Monday morning, causing the road to close for three hours.
The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a pilot program for the police department to test body-worn cameras following the recommendations of an ad hoc commission that has suggested numerous police reforms.
Fairfax County police say someone stole garage door openers and used them to break into two homes in Fair Oaks. The following day, the same thing happened at a pair of homes in Reston.
Fairfax County police are searching for the suspect involved in a shooting at Bailey’s Crossroads on Sunday that left one man in critical condition.
WTOP’s John Aaron gets an up close look at the life and death decisions police officers make everyday. See video of his day.
Fairfax County police arrested a man they say sexually assaulted a woman who thought she was meeting him for a job interview in Reston, Virginia, last month.
A Fairfax County police officer entered a plea Wednesday after an investigation found he was speeding and drove without lights and sirens when he crashed into a van in Falls Church, Virginia, in February.
Police in Fairfax County are searching for a man they say broke into 17 offices at the Inova Fair Oaks medical campus over the weekend and stole cash and iPads.
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.