No, if a crime took place outside of Fairfax County please call the police department for
Crimes committed due to race, religion, ethnic or national origin, disability and/or
A known suspect is when you or someone else knows the person or where to find the
person who committed the crime or the license plate number of the vehicle the suspect(s) were
in. If there is known suspect information please call the non-emergency number 703-691-2131 so
an officer can be dispatched.
Some crimes may require evidence collection, photography or other investigative
procedures which require an officer to respond to the scene of the crime.
Normally, within 72 hours.
Actual police reports are not released since they may contain information critical to an
investigation or which could be used for identity theft. A verification letter regarding your report
may be obtained by calling the Fairfax County Central Records Office at 703-246-2272.
• Primarily for insurance and police information purposes
• Case will not be investigated
• Assists in preventing future crimes by providing statistics on trends, locations and times
• May assist in the identification and return of stolen property recovered as the result of