Police Civilian Review Panel

Fairfax County, Virginia



Our office is open 8AM-4:30PM M-F

703-324-3459 | TTY 711

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

Police Civilian Review Panel,


The nine-member Police Civilian Review Panel’s mission is to enhance police legitimacy and to build and maintain trust between the citizens of Fairfax County, the Board of Supervisors, and the Fairfax County Police Department. Read more about the review panel, it's members, mission and responsibilities.

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Report Police Misconduct or Request a Review

You may download and print a form to submit a complaint or request a review of police misconduct to the Panel by email, mail, or in person. To submit a complaint or request for review of a use of force incident, submit the form on the Independent Police Auditor website.

Complaint and Review Request Process

Members of the public may use the Complaint/Review Request form to submit to the Panel:

  • Initial Complaints of police misconduct. Complaints will be forwarded to the Fairfax County Police Department for appropriate investigation. The Complainant and the Panel will be informed of the results of the investigation.
  • Review Requests regarding already completed Fairfax County Police Department investigations into police misconduct. The Panel reviews investigations for accuracy, completeness, thoroughness, objectivity and impartiality and issues public reports on its findings.
Complaints and Review Requests regarding abuse of authority or serious misconduct will be processed by the Panel.
Complaints regarding use of force will be monitored or reviewed by the Independent Police Auditor.

Flowchart of complaint and request for review process