Franconia Station Officer of the 2nd Qarter 2011
Fairfax County Police Department
Officer of the 2nd Quarter Award
PFC John Parker has been selected as Officer of the Second Quarter at the Franconia District Station for action taken on April 22, 2011.
PFC Parker responded to the Goodyear Tire Store at 6626 Backlick Road for a stabbing. After tending to the victim’s injury and obtaining a clear suspect description, PFC Parker located the suspect walking on Amherst Avenue. PFC Parker positioned himself in front of the suspect and ordered him to stop. The suspect hesitated, then produced a knife and advanced toward PFC Parker. PFC Parker drew his duty weapon and ordered the suspect to drop the knife several times, but the suspect continued to advance and was shot.
The suspect was pronounced dead on the scene. The initial stabbing victim survived.
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