Michael W. Young

Michael W. "Mike" Young was the chief of the Fairfax County Police Department from 1992 to 1995.

Young joined FCPD as a patrolman in 1971.[1]

In 1991, Deputy Chief Young retired, in part to help take care of his teenaged son, who had been seriously injured in an auto accident.[2]

On February 21, 1995, Colonel Young submitted his resignation, effective March 17.[1][3]


  1. 1.0 1.1 Coia, David Alan. "Fairfax's top cop resigns - Young cites his age, will trade securities." The Washington Times, 22 Feb. 1995, 2, C METROPOLITAN TIMES VIRGINIA NEWS, p. C9. NewsBank. Accessed 7 Feb. 2018.
  2. Baker, Peter, and Patricia Davis. "Former Deputy Chief to Lead Fairfax Police." The Washington Post. WP Company, 08 June 1992. Web. 07 Feb. 2018.
  3. Fountain, John W., and Marylou Tousignant. "Fairfax Chief Who Led Police over Tough Terrain to Resign." The Washington Post. WP Company, 22 Feb. 1995. Web. 07 Feb. 2018.

Preceded by
John Granfield
Chief of the Fairfax County Police Department
1992 – 1995
Succeeded by
M. Douglas Scott