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Public Safety

Preparing Young People For Today’s Emergencies

November 9, 2017

Whether unexpected or unthinkable, emergencies are becoming more widespread in schools, playgrounds, and other child-friendly places.

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Virginia Posts The Lowest Recidivism Rate In The Country For Second Straight Year

November 3, 2017

Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that, for the second year in a row, Virginia’s re-incarceration rate is the lowest in the country among states for which data was available, at 22.4%.

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Herring Joins Bipartisan Group Calling For Action To Address Bump Stocks

October 31, 2017

Expressing extreme concern about the role bump stocks played in the recent Las Vegas mass shooting, Attorney General Mark R. Herring yesterday joined a bipartisan letter to Congressional leaders urging them to close a loophole in current federal gun laws.

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Over 700 Use Local SoberRide Program On Halloween

October 31, 2017

A record 715 persons in the Washington-metropolitan area used the free safe ride service, SoberRide®, on the weekend before Halloween (Oct. 28-29) as opposed to possibly driving home drunk.          

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Missing: Jose Cruz

October 27, 2017

UPDATE: (9:15 p.m.) Alexandria police report that Jose Cruz has been located and is now able to receive medical attention.

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Welcome Home Re-entry Program For Ex-Offenders

October 25, 2017

 Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Arlington Prison Ministry has launched a program for men and women returning to their communities after incarceration. It’s called, ‘Welcome Home Re-Entry Program’.

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City Manager Report On Police Department Staffing

October 25, 2017

At the Sept. 26 City Council meeting, City Manager Mark Jinks reported to City Council about the City's success in increasing staffing for the Alexandria Police Department.

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Arlington, Alexandria To Collaborate On Next Generation 9-1-1

October 21, 2017

Arlington County and the City of Alexandria have developed a Memo of Understanding for the two jurisdictions to jointly plan, design, procure, install and operate a new, shared Next Generation 9-1-1 call processing system. The Arlington County Board unanimously approved the MOU at its meeting today.

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Drug Take Back Day On October 28

October 17, 2017

Help prevent drug abuse and pill theft by safely disposing of unwanted medications at the next Drug Take Back Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 28. Sheriff's deputies and police officers will be collecting expired and unwanted medications at four locations in Alexandria.

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Sheriff’s Office Salutes Volunteers At Appreciation Luncheon

October 16, 2017

More than 200 dedicated volunteers help the Alexandria Sheriff’s Office deliver important services to inmates and the public, and the Sheriff Office recently honored them with an appreciation luncheon.

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