The practices of the Fairfax County Police Department have long been shrouded in mystery, despite a number of high-profile deaths at the hands of officers. That is poised to change with the inaugural meeting of a review commission.
Almost a decade ago, the Culosi family lost their son Sal when he was killed in a police raid of his home for taking bets on football games. On Monday night, a commission will meet to create proposals to ensure this doesn't happen again.
In honor of Sunshine Week, an initiative to educate the public about open government and the dangers of excessive secrecy, Virginia reporter Michael Pope sat down with Fairfax County Police Chief Edwin Roessler to talk about charges that his department lacks transparency.
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