Chief's Page

Chief Roessler


On behalf of all the employees, auxiliaries, and volunteers of the Fairfax County Police Department, I welcome you to our website. Your Police Department’s vision is to provide ethical leadership by engagement with the community to:

  • Prevent and fight crime
  • Improve the culture of safety in the organization and within the community
  • Keep pace with urbanization

Fairfax County possesses a stellar reputation nationally as the safest jurisdiction of our size among the top fifty major cities.  We accomplish this through robust partnerships with all members of our uniquely diverse community.

Your Police Department is comprised of employees and volunteers who possess the highest standards of ethics and integrity which creates the foundation of our ability to deliver a variety of essential police services to protect and serve all members of our community. The contents of this web site will provide you with valuable information about how we continue to make Fairfax County a safe place to live, work, play, visit, and grow old. We invite you to provide input on the direction of your Police Department by contacting me through this website. 


Colonel Edwin C. Roessler Jr.
Chief of Police
4100 Chain Bridge Road
Fairfax, Virginia 22030
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