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

Investigation Review Status

In addition to responding to public complaints, the Office of the Independent Police Auditor monitors and reviews Fairfax County Police Department (FCPD) internal investigations into:

  • officer involved shootings
  • deaths while in custody of the FCPD
  • use of force cases resulting in death or serious injury
  • other use of force cases when a public complaint is received

*Note: OIPA releases reports within 60 days of having access to the completed FCPD IAB investigative file, except where cases are jointly reviewed by the Auditor and the Panel.

Incident Types Key
  • OIS: Officer involved shooting
  • UOF: Use of force
  • D/SI: Death or Serious Injury
  • ICD: In-custody death
OIPA Case # Incident Type Date of Incident Review Start Date Initiated by Public Complaint Report Completed
IPA-22-01 OIS 1/4/2022 1/4/2022    
OIPA Case # Incident Type Date of Incident Review Start Date Initiated by Public Complaint Report Completed
IPA-21-01 UOF 6/7/2019 4/12/21 Y 1/10/2022 View Report
IPA-21-02 UOF 11/23/2020 7/7/21 Y  
OIPA Case # Incident Type Date of Incident Review Start Date Initiated by Public Complaint Report Completed
IPA-20-01 D/SI 10/20/19 1/27/20   3/25/2021 View Report
IPA-20-02 OIS 1/28/20 1/29/20    
IPA-20-03 UOF 10/25/20 5/8/20 Y 5/7/2021 View Report
IPA-20-05 UOF 6/5/20 6/6/20    
IPA-20-06 UOF 5/27/20 6/23/20 Y 2/25/2021 View Report
IPA-20-07 UOF 4/28/19 10/20/20 Y 12/14/2020 View Report
IPA-20-08 UOF 6/11/19 10/20/20 Y 12/30/2020 View Report
IPA-20-09 UOF 11/10/20 11/11/20 Y  
IPA-20-10 OIS 12/17/20 12/18/20    
OIPA Case # Incident Type Date of Incident Review Start Date Initiated by Public Complaint Report Completed
IPA-19-01 UOF 3/5/19 3/6/19   3/17/20 View Report
IPA-19-02 UOF 8/31/18 3/26/19 Y 10/22/19 View Report
IPA-19-03 UOF 11/6/18 3/26/19 Y 6/5/20 View Report
IPA-19-04 UOF 4/25/19 4/30/19   5/18/21 View Report
IPA-19-05 OIS Domesticated Animal 6/25/19 6/25/19   3/25/2021 View Report
IPA-19-06 UOF 7/20/19 7/22/19   3/5/21 View Report
IPA-19-07 OIS 10/21/19 10/22/19   7/30/21 View Report
IPA-19-08 D/SI 12/4/19 12/19/19    
IPA-19-09 UOF 6/24/19 11/25/19 Y 2/28/20 View Report
IPA-19-10 UOF 7/8/19 11/25/19 Y 7/28/20 View Report
OIPA Case # Incident Type Date of Incident Review Start Date Initiated by Public Complaint Report Completed
IPA-18-01 OIS 3/15/18 3/15/18   6/20/19 View Report
IPA-18-02 ICD 6/26/18 6/26/18   4/30/19 View Report
IPA-18-03 UOF 6/2/18 11/2/18 Y 4/24/19 View Report
IPA-18-04 UOF 1/30/18 11/5/18 Y 1/10/19 View Report
IPA-18-05 UOF 4/20/18 11/5/18 Y 1/22/19 View Report
IPA-18-06 UOF 5/4/18 11/5/18 Y 2/27/19 View Report
IPA-18-07 UOF 5/26/18 11/5/18 Y 9/13/19 View Report
IPA-18-08 UOF 6/3/18 11/5/18 Y 11/18/19 View Report
IPA-18-09 UOF 7/28/18 11/5/18 Y 12/10/19 View Report
IPA-18-10 UOF 7/26/18 11/5/18 Y 12/30/19 View Report
IPA-18-11 UOF 9/27/18 11/5/18 Y 12/20/19 View Report
IPA-18-12 UOF 7/6/18 12/13/18 Y 6/3/19* View Report
OIPA Case # Incident Type Date of Incident Review Start Date Initiated by Public Complaint Report Completed
IPA-17-01 OIS 1/16/17 4/25/17   1/26/18  View Report
IPA-17-02 UOF 4/14/17 4/18/17   12/29/17  View Report
IPA-17-03 UOF 4/16/17 8/3/17 Y 4/17/18 View Report
IPA-17-04 UOF 6/22/17 7/13/17   3/2/18 View Report
IPA-17-05 UOF 10/28/17 11/1/17 Y 8/10/18 View Report
IPA-17-06 OIS Domesticated Animal 10/24/17 10/27/17   9/7/18 View Report
IPA-17-07 UOF 6/23/17 12/12/17 Y 6/19/18 View Report
Fairfax Virtual Assistant