Bill Cooper Bill is originally from Pittsburgh and began his career in the U.S. Army where he acquired the rank of Sergeant. His last duty station with the Army was Fort Belvoir. Bill obtained an Associate’s Degree in Criminal Justice and began work with the Arlington County Sheriff’s Office in 1986 as a Deputy Sheriff. In 1988, Bill left Arlington County and went directly to Fairfax County Sheriff’s Office as a Deputy Sheriff. Bill retired honorably from the Fairfax County Sheriff’s Office in March of 2011 as a Lieutenant. During Bill’s tenure with Fairfax County, his duties included, but were not limited to, jail operations, prisoner transportation, court security, Public Safety Complex Security Supervisor, warrant & fugitive detective, and training coordinator at the Fairfax County Criminal Justice Academy. Throughout his career, Bill has made numerous arrests and served hundreds of criminal and civil enforcement documents.

Bill maintained the following certifications, served on several committees, and achieved the following awards during his career in law enforcement:

  • Certified Law Enforcement Instructor
  • Certified Mediator through Fairfax County Government
  • Served on the Sheriff’s Emergency Response Tactical Team
  • Served on the Sheriff’s Honor Guard Team
  • Served as the Vice President of the Sheriff’s Association
  • Served on the Fairfax County Government Employee Advisory Commission
  • Served on the Council of Governments Law Enforcement Committee
  • President of the Barrington Homeowners Association, Fairfax Station Va.
  • Received a Lifesaving Award from the Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce
  • Received a Certificate of Valor from the Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce