• ARCHIVES (Current Year)

Public Safety

Rep. Beyer Honors Alexandria First Responders

June 29, 2017

U.S. Representative Don Beyer (D-VA) met this morning with officers from the Alexandria Police Department and paramedics from the Alexandria Fire Department who responded to the mass shooting at Eugene Simpson Memorial Park earlier this month. Beyer presented the first responders with a framed copy of his Congressional Record statement honoring their bravery and that of the U.S. Capitol Police.

Read More »

New Virginia Law Cracking Down On Drunk Truckers Goes Into Effect July 1

June 29, 2017

Effective this Saturday, July 1, persons convicted of driving a commercial motor vehicle in Virginia while intoxicated will face increasing mandatory minimum jail sentences and fines.

Read More »

Office Of The Commonwealth’s Attorney To Review Use Of Force During Simpson Stadium Event

June 28, 2017

The Office of the Commonwealth’s Attorney is conducting a review of the officer-involved shooting that occurred on June 14, 2017 at Simpson Field. During that active shooter incident, members of both the United States Capitol Police and the Alexandria Police Department employed deadly force.

Read More »

Seven Deputies Graduate From Criminal Justice Academy

June 27, 2017

Seven deputies from the Alexandria Sheriff's Office graduated from Session 136 of the Northern Virginia Criminal Justice Training Academy on Thursday, June 22.

Read More »

Alexandria’s First Responders Recognized After Simpson Field Shooting

June 20, 2017

The public safety agencies serving the City of Alexandria held a joint briefing yesterday to describe the response of Alexandria’s emergency personnel to the shooting at Simpson Field on June 14. Tonight the community celebrated the reopening of Eugene Simpson Stadium Park before the start of the Alexandria Little League games. First responders from Alexandria Police Department, Alexandria Fire/EMS and Alexandria Sheriff’s Office were honored as ‘everyday heroes’ at tonight’s Take Back Simpson Park event.

Read More »

Alexandria Police Now Offering New Half-Day Summer Citizens’ Police Academy

June 20, 2017

Get to know the Alexandria Police Department in an abbreviated half-day session. Thanks to the popularity of our 10 week Citizens’ Police Academy, APD is offering a half-day class during the summer.

Read More »

Alexandria Agencies To Hold Press Conference In Response To June 14 Monroe Avenue Shooting

June 19, 2017

The Public Safety Agencies serving the City of Alexandria will hold a joint press conference today at 2 p.m. referencing last week's shooting on Monroe Avenue.

Read More »

Police Hold Critical Incident Training Exercise

June 19, 2017

On Wednesday, June 21, 2017, the Alexandria Police Department will be conducting a critical incident training exercise at Landmark Mall, located at 5801 Duke Street.

Read More »

Virginia Joins National Investigation Into Opioid Crisis

June 16, 2017

Attorney General Mark R. Herring announced that the Commonwealth of Virginia is part of a bipartisan coalition of Attorneys General from across the country in an ongoing investigation to evaluate whether manufacturers have engaged in unlawful practices in the marketing and sale of opioids.

Read More »

McAuliffe Announces More Than $83 Million For Criminal Justice Programs Throughout Virginia

June 15, 2017

Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced $83.3 million in grants to provide support – in some cases the only support – for essential programs and services across the criminal justice system, related agencies, and organizations in every corner of the Commonwealth. The grants will be given to localities, nonprofit organizations, and state agencies to fund programs for the fiscal year beginning July 1. 

Read More »
Page 2 of 8:« 1 2 3 4 5 » Last »