Alexandria recognize the heroism of 21 of the City’s public service professionals today at the 31st annual Valor Award. Inova Alexandria Hospital presented the event, which was hosted by the Alexandria Chamber of Commerce.
Law enforcement officials and other first responders across the area participated today in a full-scale exercise designed to prepare for the possibility of a complex coordinated terror attack in the National Capital Region. The regional exercise was staged at six sites in the District of Columbia, suburban Maryland and Northern Virginia, and involved hundreds of police, fire, and emergency medical service personnel and volunteer actors.
The Alexandria Fire Department and Friendship Firehouse are partnering with the local American Red Cross for a smoke alarm installation to help prevent fire deaths and property loss in the City of Alexandria.
The Alexandria Police Department is transitioning to a new Records Management System and Field Based Reporting system beginning Friday, March 31, 2017. These two systems allow officers to electronically complete police incident reports in the field.
The District of Columbia began providing the children with escorts to their school last year during the Attorney General National Community Policing Week, which was meant to reaffirm the Marshals’ commitment to public service as well as public engagement. Deputies will be walking the children of Orr Elementary across busy intersections on the morning of Wednesday, March 22.