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Cop School

All the articles reporting on sessions from the Fairfax County Citizens Police Academy are collected here:

FXCO Citizens Police Academy offers a glimpse behind the badge, a report on the training facility for police officers, March 5, 2012

Cop school: The 911 call center, March 12, 2012

Cop school: Domestic violence, how the police investigate these cases and help the victims, March 19, 2012

Cop school: Life on patrol, a report on the day-to-day work of the officer on the street, March 21, 2012

Cop school: The jail tour, a look inside the Adult Detention Center, March 27, 2012

Probable cause, reasonable suspicion, and the use of force, what cops can and can’t do to a suspect, April 4, 2012

Gangs still post a threat in Fairfax County, April 9, 2012

Robberies take a huge toll on victims, April 19, 2012

Cracking down on drug dealers, April 29, 2012

The Helicopter division, May 1, 2012

Animal Services: the Animal Shelter, wildlife management, and animal control officers, May 3, 2012

The SWAT team, May 11, 2012

The K9 Corps, May 15, 2012

The Bomb Unit, May 14, 2012

Shooting and Driving, Nov. 29, 2012

CSI: Fairfax, Dec. 12, 2011. This report on the police departments forensics center was published before the Citizen Police Academy started, but the presentation was similar to one held during the March 12, 2012, cop school session.