Inauguration Day Duty

Local officers provide security for inaugural events.

More than 100 officers from Fairfax County and the City of Alexandria reported

for duty during the pre-dawn hours of Jan. 20 to help provide security during Inauguration Day activities in Washington, D.C.

The local officers, including 105 from the Fairfax Police Department and 13 from the Alexandria Sheriff’s Office, were among more than 3,000 local law enforcement officials sworn in to assist with security during the inauguration of Donald Trump as 45th president of the United States.

Officers began arriving in D.C. around 2:30 a.m. and worked throughout the day, ending their shift around 10 p.m. that night. Alexandria Sheriff’s Office deputies were posted in front of the Trump International Hotel on Pennsylvania Avenue with APD officers nearby.