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ASSIST Program To Install Smoke Alarms In Seminary West On June 17

June 13, 2017

ASSIST (Alexandria Smoke Alarm Safety Installation Support Taskforce) installs smoke alarms in the City of Alexandria neighborhoods every third Saturday of the month. A team will be in the Seminary West neighborhood on Saturday, June 17, at 9 a.m.

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Alexandria Police Department Announces Community Advisory Team And Traffic Citation Analysis

June 1, 2017

The Alexandria Police Department has announced the formation of a Community Advisory Team to assist APD in considering and implementing relevant recommendations from the final report of President Barack Obama’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing, issued in 2015, that identified ways policing practices can promote effective crime reduction while building public trust. The Community Advisory Team includes civic, legal and faith leaders appointed by the Chief of Police.

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Alexandria Police To Conduct Underage Alcohol Compliance Checks

May 31, 2017

On June 1, Alexandria Police will conduct compliance checks in an effort to deter the sale of alcohol to underage individuals. Alexandria Police Detectives will monitor underage people attempting to buy alcohol from local businesses.

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Alexandria Eagle Scout Awarded Boy Scouts Of America Honor Medal Of Heroism

May 25, 2017

Memorial Day serves as the unofficial start of summer drawing many vacationers to the shore to take in the sun and surf. For Alexandria Eagle Scout John Daly, a member of of Boy Scout Troop 301 which is chartered by St. Mary's Catholic Church in Old Town, his 2016 summer beach trip included saving the life of a young man being pulled toward the open sea by a rip current. For his actions, Daly was recently awarded the Boy Scouts of America’s Honor Medal for Heroism.

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Alexandria Jaycees Honor Outstanding City Employees

May 24, 2017

At their annual Community Appreciation Night on May 15, the Alexandria Jaycees recognized four City employees for their exceptional commitment to public service. Honorees included former Gang Prevention Coordinator Joe Regotti. Local Probation Officer Gregorianne Burruss, AFD Lieutenant Joshua Turner and APD Officer Nuno Cunha.

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Alexandria Fire Department Celebrates Annual National EMS Week

May 23, 2017

In recognition of EMS Week (May 21-27), the Alexandria Fire Department will feature Alexandria Fire Chief Robert Dubé and the City’s EMS providers in brief videos explaining their roles and the special skills they possess to help make the Alexandria Fire Department’s EMS system one of the best in the region. Topics covered in the videos include an introduction to EMS services, a look into the lives and duties of EMS providers, what happens during an ambulance call, and more.

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Alexandria Fire Department Launches Integrated Health/Community Paramedic Program

May 23, 2017

The Alexandria Fire Department today announced the launch of a Mobile Integrated Health/Community Paramedic program. MIH/CP is a unique and evolving model of community-based health care, focusing on improving the lives of patients, lowering healthcare costs and using EMS providers as resources to solve healthcare problems within the community.

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Emergency Medical Services Week Honors Providers’ Lifesaving Efforts And Service To Their Communities

May 22, 2017

Emergencies happen when you least expect it. It may be something unthinkable that unfolds in front of you or a medical event that you experience.

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Alexandria Fire Department, Friendship Firehouse, And American Red Cross Team Up For Smoke Alarm Installations In Hume Springs

May 19, 2017

The Alexandria Fire Department and Friendship Firehouse have been partnering with the local American Red Cross for smoke alarm installations to help prevent fire deaths and property loss in the City of Alexandria.

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Sheriff’s Office Hosts 2017 Employee Awards Ceremony

May 8, 2017

Alexandria Sheriff’s Office held its annual Employee Awards and Promotional Ceremony on Tuesday, April 25.

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