The Prince William Board of County Supervisors passed a resolution on July 10, 2007, regarding illegal immigration enforcement. This original resolution directed the Police Department to do two things:
On April 29, 2008, the Prince William Board of County Supervisors passed a directive which changed the mandated stage at which police officers are required to make citizenship status inquiries. At that point, the Department policy requirements regarding mandated pre-arrest immigration inquiries (based on probable cause) were suspended. To fulfill the new directives the Police Department revised and announced an updated illegal immigration enforcement policy which is now in effect. Several important aspects of the new policy include:
As a Department we are committed to enforcing the new policy and our role in immigration enforcement in a fair, lawful, and reasonable manner.
For more information, or if you have questions about this policy, send an e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 703-792-7245.