Independent Police Auditor

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Our office is open weekdays 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

703-324-3459
TTY 711

12000 Government Center Parkway, Suite 233A
Fairfax, VA 22035

Richard G. Schott,
Independent Police Auditor

About Us

Responsibilities

Background Information

Feb. 28, 2017: Board of Supervisors appoints nine members to the Police Civilian Review Panel.

Feb. 14, 2017: Richard G. Schott was appointed as Fairfax County’s first independent police auditor

Dec. 6, 2016: Board of Supervisors votes to establish a Police Civilian Review Panel.

Sep. 20, 2016: Board of Supervisors votes to establish an Office of Independent Police Auditor (Authorizing Action Item, Sept. 20, 2016).

Oct. 25, 2015: The Ad Hoc Police Practices Commission’s Independent Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee’s recommendations, which included the establishment of a police auditor and a police civilian review panel, were presented to the Public Safety Committee of the Board of Supervisors.

Oct. 20, 2015: The Ad Hoc Police Practices Commission submitted its final report and recommendations to the Board of Supervisors on October 20, 2015.

Mar. 3, 2015: The Ad Hoc Police Practices Commission was created by Chairman Bulova to review Fairfax County Police Department policies and practices and endorsed by the Board of Supervisors.

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