- July 8 – After 10 months in the position, Joanmarie I. Davoli resigns as the head of the Fairfax public defender's office, citing inadequate resources from the Virginia Indigent Defense Commission.
- July 27 – Following a contempt of cop incident, Fairfax County Police Lieutenant Lance E. Schaible uses the "touch a cop, go to jail" gambit as an excuse to arrest Fairfax County Planning Commisioner Ronald W. Koch at the Sully District Station.
- Jackman, Tom. "Fairfax's Chief Public Defender Quits." Washington Post. The Washington Post, 08 July 2005. Web. 06 Oct. 2012.
- Jackman, Tom. "3 Fairfax Officers Sued for Assault; Planning Official was at Sully Station to Give Subpoena." The Washington Post: B.1. National Newspapers Core. Jul 24 2007. Web. 11 Feb. 2012.
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