Chief Roessler began his law enforcement career with the New York City Department of Investigation before joining the Fairfax County Police Department as a patrol officer on July 17, 1989. Roessler has served in every rank up to and including deputy chief.
Prior senior command assignments have included the Internal Affairs Bureau, director of the Criminal Justice Academy, managing the department’s budget and human resources and leading a Patrol Bureau division that included the Animal Services Division, the Crime Analysis Unit and the construction of the Sully District Station.
In addition to these command assignments, he led efforts that created the Incident Support Services program serving department members and their families, the Athletic Trainer Coordinator program and several other innovative employee support service programs.
Roessler received an undergraduate degree from Arizona State University and a graduate degree from George Washington University. During his career, he has graduated from a variety of professional development programs including the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s National Executive Institute; National Academy, American University’s Key Executive Graduate Program; the United States Military Academy West Point Leadership Program; and Leadership Fairfax.
Roessler’s professional affiliations include the Police Executive Research Forum, the International Association of Chiefs of Police, the Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police, the Major Cities Chiefs Human Resource Committee, FBI National Academy Associates and the Society for Human Resource Managers.
Col. Roessler is married and has 3 children.
Excerpts from: Fairfax Times.com; July 30 2013 http://www.fairfaxtimes.com/article/20130730/NEWS/130739906/board-of-supervisors-n&template=fairfaxTimes
This public meeting will be held at 7:30-8:30 pm, on Thursday, 21 November 2013, in the Mason Governmental Center located at 6507 Columbia Pike, Annandale, VA 22003.
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