Chief Farr Announces Deputy Chief of Police Appointment

Published on April 27, 2020

ARLINGTON, Va. — Arlington County Police Chief M. Jay Farr is pleased to announce the appointment of Captain Adrienne Quigley to the position of Deputy Chief of Police, effective Sunday, May 10, 2020. Deputy Chief Quigley will assume command of the Systems Management Division at a later date.

"Throughout her career, Adrienne has proven to be a positive and consistent leader dedicated to supporting our personnel while providing exceptional service to the Arlington community," said Chief Farr. "Her depth of public safety experience and expertise makes her a valuable member of our executive leadership team."

Deputy Chief Quigley is a 23-year veteran of the Arlington County Police Department, beginning her career as a patrol officer in 1997. She has held previous assignments in Operations, Community Outreach, Criminal Investigations, Personnel and Recruitment, Internal Affairs and a 2-year assignment as the Acting Deputy Director of the Arlington County Office of Public Safety Communications and Emergency Management in charge of the Emergency Communications Center.

"I am honored to have the opportunity to serve the community in this new role," said Deputy Chief Quigley. "The men and women of the Arlington County Police Department are highly trained professionals who are dedicated to public service. I'm eager to lead the Systems Management Division as we continue to provide the highest quality law enforcement services to the residents, businesses and visitors of Arlington County."

In 2009, Deputy Chief Quigley completed a fellowship at the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP), where she focused her research on the field of officer wellness and police officer injuries. She has published several articles related to officer safety and wellness and has presented at numerous national and state conferences, to include the IACP Annual Conference, the Bureau of Justice Annual Conference, the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Symposium, and the Department of Justice National Officer Safety Working Group.

Deputy Chief Quigley graduated summa cum laude from The George Washington University with a B.A. in Criminal Justice and holds a Master's of Public Administration from George Mason University. She is also a graduate of the FBI National Academy - Session 274, the Police Executive Research Forum's Senior Management Institute for Police - Session 58 and Leadership Arlington.

Most recently, Deputy Chief Quigley served as Acting Deputy Chief of Police for the Operations Division and was previously assigned as Captain of the Human Resources Management Section.