David S. Fallis
Staff Writer

David S. Fallis is a staff writer on the Washington Post’s investigations unit. In 2012, he was part of a team that investigated how the personal finances of federal lawmakers intersect with their legislative activities, which won a Dirksen Award for Distinguished Reporting. His 2010 examination into the sources of crime guns was awarded an Investigative Reporters and Editors Freedom of Information medal and an Emmy. His reporting on deplorable conditions in Virginia’s assisted-living facilities won the Heywood Broun Award in 2004. And in 2002, he was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and the Goldsmith Award for an investigation of questionable shootings and in-custody deaths involving Prince George’s County police. Before joining the Post in 1999, he wrote and edited for the Tulsa World. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism degree from the University of Oklahoma and teaches investigative reporting part-time at George Washington University.

Latest by David S. Fallis

Scrutinized Alabama clinic’s Medicare payments stand out

Scrutinized Alabama clinic’s Medicare payments stand out

A pain center specializing in an uncommon type of drug injection received millions in reimbursements.

Doctors react to release of Medicare billing records

Doctors react to release of Medicare billing records

In interviews, many doctors said the payments were passed along to drug companies.

Acoustic sensors reveal hidden depth of gun use in D.C.

Acoustic sensors reveal hidden depth of gun use in D.C.

Monitors that classify noises, assess their location and alert officers offer an unprecedented view of gun crime.

Recovered guns form a sea of steel from District to Prince George’s

Recovered guns form a sea of steel from District to Prince George’s

Since 2000, nearly 50,000 have been taken off the two jurisdictions’ streets. The vast majority are handguns.