- The Washington Times - Friday, April 17, 2015

A Fairfax County police officer, who worked as both the spokesman of the agency and a school resource officer, has resigned following his arrest on child pornography charges.

William “Bud” Walker was arrested and charged with two counts of possession of child pornography on Wednesday and released on bond Friday after an appearance in Fairfax County District Court.

Fairfax Police Chief Edwin Roessler Jr. accepted Mr. Walker’s resignation Friday shortly after he was released from jail, officials said.

Mr. Walker has worked as a police officer with Fairfax since 1999. He initially worked in patrol, then as a school resource officer at South County High School from 2006 through 2009, and finally as a public information officer with the department.

Officials said the case came to their attention when the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children was provided a tip received through a social media site that child pornography had been uploaded to its servers from a Fairfax County home. Detectives discovered that the home belonged to Mr. Walker.



Police are continuing to investigate the case and said it could be possible that additional charges are filed against Mr. Walker.

A Fairfax judge ordered that while Mr. Walker is out on bond he cannot use any computers or have unsupervised contact with minors.

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