Edwin C. Roessler Jr. Named Fairfax County Police Chief

July 30, 2013

News Highlights

  • Roessler has 24 years of law enforcement experience.
  • He has served as acting police chief since March 23.
  • Has lived in Fairfax County since beginning his career with the Fairfax County Police Department.

The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors today appointed Edwin C. Roessler Jr. as police chief, effective immediately. Roessler has served as acting police chief since March 23. The police chief position became vacant in October 2012 when former chief David M. Rohrer was promoted to the position of deputy county executive for public safety.

A Centreville resident, Roessler will receive an annual salary of $188,410.

Roessler's complete bio and background is online.



Acting Chief Roessler



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