Independent Police Auditor

Fairfax County, Virginia

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

TTY 711

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

Richard G. Schott,
Independent Police Auditor

Reports and Recommendations



Reports are released periodically by the Office of the Independent Police Auditor (OIPA):

  • Individual "incident" reports for each FCPD investigation reviewed and monitored by the Independent Police Auditor.
  • Annual reports summarizing OIPA activities and recommendations on FCPD policies, training, and practices.
  • Additional reports, as needed, on relevant issues examined by the Auditor, which may include FCPD policy recommendations or data review findings.


The OIPA makes public recommendations to the Chief of Police concerning the revision of FCPD policies, training, and practices. A summary of OIPA recommendations made is provided in its Annual Reports.

The FCPD summarized their response to recommendations made by the Auditor as of July, 2019 in the: FCPD Response to Recommendations Matrix

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