Come join the largest and fastest growing police department in Virginia with over 1,500 officers! Fairfax is located just 18miles from our Nation’s Capital, Washington DC. You will receive the training and skills to provide essential law enforcement and public safety services to over 1.2million residents and its visitors. Our state of the art academy will train you to enforce criminal laws, traffic regulations, and maintain public order through service orientated policing. You will receive firearms, self-defense, driving skills, and criminal investigations, just to name a few, that will allow you to succeed while on patrol. Fairfax County is known for its reputation and steeped in tradition since 1942.