Week in Herndon

Death in Herndon Investigated

On April 5, 2019, at approximately 1 a.m., Herndon Police officers responded to the 600 block of Clearwater Court for a report of an unresponsive male victim with trauma to his upper body. The 45-year-old victim was transported to Reston Hospital where he was pronounced dead at approximately 2 a.m. This investigation is ongoing. There is no known threat to public safety.

Anyone with information regarding this incident should contact Detective Miranda at 703-435-6843.

Registration Opens for Herndon Youth Police Academy

The Town of Herndon Police Department opened registration for its 2019 Youth Police Academy that will meet June 24-28, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Youth ages 13-17 may enroll. Class limit is 20 students and will be filled on a first-come-first-served basis. Applications must be submitted by June 3, 2019.

According to the registration form, "except for sickness, emergencies and pre-approved absences, participants should not be absent from any of the training sessions. … Some of the topics covered include traffic enforcement and drunk driving, K-9 Units, forensics and evidence collection, polygraph examinations (and) careers in law enforcement. ...The goal of the Academy is to eliminate misconceptions between young people and police, promote a greater sense of unity and encourage youth to enter the field of law enforcement."

For more information or a registration packet, contact: SPO Michael Murn Herndon Police Department– Youth Resource Officer at Michael.Murn@herndon-va.gov.

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