Hacker Unit

The Police Department works with area taxi drivers, also known as "hackers," to ensure they meet the requirements for obtaining hack permit. Before obtaining a permit, hackers are required to undergo criminal history checks. They must not have any felony convictions or convictions of moral depravity. They cannot have more than 5 points on their driving record. They must have fingerprints on file with the police department and they must submit an application containing their personal information, employment history, and medical screening questionnaire.

Falls Church Yellow Cab employs all hackers in Falls Church. The company manager maintains information on hacker requirements and is notified in the event of hack permit policy or procedure changes. Falls Church Yellow Cab is located at the following address:
11 Hillwood Ave.
Falls Church, VA 22046