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Practice T.L.C. to Help Prevent Auto Larceny

Provided by Prince William County Police Department In 2017, over 80% of the larcenies from automobiles were from unsecured vehicles, and over 60 weapons were stolen from these vehicles. Most thefts from motor vehicles are preventable. There are just a few things you need to do to prevent them. Once you realize the steps you need to take, we are counting on you …

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2017 Holiday Sober Driving Campaign

Provided by Manassas City Police Department This holiday season, the Manassas City Police Department will be actively searching for drunk drivers around the clock. From Dec. 13-31, 2017, in partnership with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the Manassas City Police Department, along with other local law enforcement agencies, will be participating in the Drive Sober or Get Pulled …

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Jury Duty Scam

Provided by Prince William County Police Have you received a phone call saying that you have missed jury duty? Recently, there have been incidents where scammers have called citizens, claiming they have failed to appear for jury duty and a warrant would be issued. These scammers, claiming to be deputies, use unregistered phone numbers and caller ID with masking/spoofing technology to make the call …

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Manassas City Police Department Offers Crime Prevention Tips

Provided by Manassas City Police Department On Nov. 27, officers met with a resident who stated that he is in the process of purchasing a vehicle through eBay and had been corresponding with the seller via email. The victim sent eBay gift cards through email to the seller, but never received the vehicle. The Police Department offers the following tips for …

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Board Names New Police Station After Retired Chief Charlie Deane

Provided by Prince William County During their meeting today, the Prince William Board of County Supervisors voted to name the new Central District Police Station after retired Police Chief Charlie T. Deane. At his retirement in 2012, Deane was the longest-serving original member of the Prince William County Police Department. Deane, who retired after a 42-year career with the department, …

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Dominion Energy Scam

Provided by Prince William County Police A scam is circulating in which a fraudulent number is provided that appears to be a legitimate number for Dominion Energy. When this number is called, it sounds as though you would be speaking with an actual representative, when in fact it’s a scam. The representative will inform you the company is going to shut your …

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Manassas City Police Department Implementing Body-Worn Camera Program

Provided by Manassas City Police Department In the coming months, the Manassas City Police Department will begin issuing body-worn cameras (BWC) to all police officers. The body-worn camera program aims to advance the department’s mission to provide excellent public service to the community by documenting events and actions that occur during interactions between citizens and officers. Further, implementation of the …

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Retired K9 Rex Passes Away

Provided by Manassas City Police Department The Manassas City Police Department regrets to announce the death of retired K9 Officer Rex, a seven-year veteran of the Manassas City Police K9 Unit. Rex worked a distinguished career, certified in patrol tactics and narcotics detection. Rex passed away peacefully Friday of an illness at the age of nine. The Manassas City Police …

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Exchange Zone

Provided by Prince William County Police Prince William County Police is offering an “Exchange Zone” at the Western District Police Station in Manassas. This is for residents who want to meet each other and exchange items that have been bought or sold using online sites. It is also for residents who want a location to drop off or pick up …

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Prescription Drug Take-Back Oct. 28

Provided by City of Manassas Police Department On Oct. 28, 2017 from 10:00 a. m. to 2:00 p. m., Manassas City Police will be partnering with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and Prince William County Police to give the public another opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription …

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