By JUSTIN JOUVENAL AND ANTONIO OLIVO, Washington Post (Metered Paywall - 10 articles a month)
A recommendation to create a civilian panel for reviewing complaints about the Fairfax County Police Department was questioned by county supervisors Tuesday, foreshadowing what will probably be a contentious debate over aspects of a package of broad police changes. The questions came as the supervisors accepted the final report of a commission created to review the police department’s practices after an officer-involved shooting of a Springfield man in 2013.
VaNews October 21, 2015
By ANTONIO OLIVO, Washington Post (Metered Paywall - 10 articles a month)
Fairfax County Republicans will nominate candidates for seven of the county’s 10 supervisor seats through a series of “firehouse canvass” elections, rather than a state-funded primary, a party official said Tuesday. The Republican nominees for the other three seats, including chairman of the board of supervisors, will be chosen in the June 9 primary.
VaNews February 25, 2015