David M. Rohrer

David M. Rohrer (1956 - ) is the Deputy County Executive for Fairfax County charged with overseeing the county's public safety programs.

Rohrer was formerly Chief of Police for Fairfax County from 2004 to 2012.

Colonel Rohrer began his career with the Fairfax County Police Department on December 1, 1980.[1]

After 23 years in service, and a 5-month search by the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors, Deputy Chief Rohrer was appointed Chief on July 12, 2004.[2]

On September 25, 2012, the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors appointed Rohrer as a Deputy County Executive, taking over the County's portfolio of public safety programs from Deputy County Executive Rob Stalzer.[3]


  1. Rohrer, Dave. "From the Chief: History." Behind the Badge 12 (July 2010): 3. Behind the Badge Newsletter. Fairfax County Police Department, 5 Aug. 2010. Web. 8 Jan. 2012.
  2. Jackman, Tom and Lisa Rein. "23-Year Veteran Named Fairfax's Police Chief." The Washington Post: B.04. National Newspapers Core. Jul 13 2004. Web. 8 Jan. 2012.
  3. Police Chief David M. Rohrer Appointed Deputy County Executive. Fairfax County. N.p., 25 Sept. 2012. Web. 27 Sept. 2012.

Preceded by
Suzanne G. Devlin
Chief of the Fairfax County Police Department
July 12, 2004 - October 20, 2012
Succeeded by
James A. Morris