Emergency Preparedness: The Day Before
Posted 1:03 p.m.
We hope you’ve been following our “Fairfax Prepares: 30 Ways in 30 Days” campaign with one easy “ask” each day to help you become better prepared. If you haven’t started following or completing the “asks,” there’s plenty of time!
Why is preparedness so important?
As the quick videos below from FEMA and the AD Council show, today could be the day before an emergency in our community. We just never know, so it’s best to be prepared.
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This report is published every weekday, except county holidays. The information in each report covers significant criminal incidents generally from the day before; reports published on Monday cover the preceding Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Some incidents may appear a day or two after the occurrence. The report contains selected crimes, including animal-related incidents and property […]
Recognizing the Signs, Seeking Help Join Captain Paul Cleveland from the Fairfax County Police Department’s Office of Organized Crime & Narcotics and Peggy Cook, director of Residential Treatment Services for the Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board on Monday, Nov. 24 at 3 p.m. to discuss the dangers and prevalence of heroin and opiate use and […]
Officers distributed safety fliers to residents and motorists along Little River Turnpike between 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. on Wednesday, November 19 in an effort to increase pedestrian safety in Fairfax County. Another team of officers will target the education/enforcement effort on Leesburg Pike on Friday, November 21 during the same timeframe. The goal of […]
Whether they are hosting self-defense seminars, helping Scouts earn honor badges, or packing food boxes for the hungry, local Crime Prevention Officers are making a difference in our community. The Criminal Justice Services Board of the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services has, once again, approved and re-certified Fairfax County as a Crime Prevention Community, […]
Sean Harris was located deceased in Huntley Meadows Park on Tuesday afternoon, November 18. The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner will determine the cause and manner of death. Detectives do not believe that the death was suspicious or poses a threat to public safety. Help Find Missing Alexandria area Man (11/18/14) Mount Vernon […]