Supporting First Responders to Keep Our Communities Safe
Adequate funding for our first responders and maintaining competitive compensation across the region is crucial to keeping Fairfax County the safest jurisdiction of its size in the United States. Having a police force that reflects the communities it serves is also a key element to building trust in law enforcement.
- Full implementation of gun control authority given to Fairfax County by the General Assembly and lobbying the General Assembly for additional common sense gun control measures.
- Continued implementation and enhancement of Diversion First, the new mental health intervention strategy that emphasizes treatment over incarceration.
Identify and support strategies to reduce health and safety risks borne by first responders.