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The
Best.

Anything our profession has to offer is done in Fairfax County. In fact, we do it better than most. This is the place to come if you want to be the police.


– Chief Kevin Davis

There’s a reason we are the best.

The Fairfax County Police Department supports its officers through training, resources, and opportunities. From the first day of your career, you will receive premiere law enforcement training at our basic training academy. Upon graduation, officers are encouraged to take as many specialty training courses as they want throughout their career to help them get assigned to one of the 50+ specialty units in the department.

Why Join The

Fairfax
County Police
Department

With 1,500 sworn officers, the Fairfax County Police Department is the largest municipal law enforcement agency in Virginia. FCPD’s patrol officers are on the frontline 24/7 and serve over 1.2 million residents across eight patrol districts. As the backbone of the department, patrol officers receive training across a variety of specialty patrol positions to help them prevent and fight crime.

Training

Opportunity

Community

Location

Are you Interested in

Specialty Units?

In the Fairfax County Police Department, you will have the opportunity to develop your skills in a wide variety of specialty units.

We want to invest in the young men and women who decide to put their hand in the air and put on this uniform. If you invest in us, we’ll invest in you.

– Chief Kevin Davis

we are looking for You

Join
The
Best.

At the Fairfax County Police Department, we are looking for unique and diverse candidates that want to serve the community and work with the best.

Entry Level

Police Officer

Entry Level

Police Officer

In-State

Lateral Officer

In-State

Lateral Officer

Out-of-State & Federal

Lateral Officer

Out-of-State & Federal

Lateral Officer

Pre-Academy Experience

Police Cadet

Pre-Academy Experience

Police Cadet

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