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Public Safety

Alexandria First Responders Named Grand Marshals Of Alexandria Turkey Trot

November 22, 2017

In recognition of their service to the City of Alexandria, representatives from the Alexandria Police Department, Alexandria Fire Department, and the Alexandria Sheriff's Office will be recognized as the Grand Marshals of the 42nd annual Alexandria Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving morning.

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Shop In The Name Of Love and Stay Safe On Black Friday And Cyber Monday

November 22, 2017

It is hard to believe, but half of the population, 50.7%, in the United States are “planning to shop or considering shopping” during the Thanksgiving Day holiday weekend.

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Trump Administration Withdraws Temporary Protected Status For Haitians

November 21, 2017

Today, Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Elaine Duke announced her decision to terminate the Temporary Protected Status designation for Haiti with a delayed effective date of 18 months to allow for an orderly transition before the designation terminates on July 22, 2019.

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Energy Efficiency Council Recognizes VADOC For The Second Year In A Row

November 20, 2017

For the second year in a row, the Virginia Energy Efficiency Council has recognized the Department of Corrections for its leadership in energy efficiency.

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Chamber Of Commerce Presents Sheriff’s Office With Veterans Award

November 17, 2017

On Nov. 9 the Alexandria Chamber of Commerce honored the Sheriff's Office for our efforts to recruit and retain military veterans in our ranks.

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Sheriff’s Office Supports Project Sticker Shock

November 17, 2017

On Nov. 4, the Alexandria Sheriff's Office teamed up with Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition of Alexandria for Project Sticker Shock, an awareness campaign alerting adults about the consequences of buying alcohol for anyone under 21.

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Seven Recruits Join Sheriff’s Office

November 17, 2017

The Sheriff's Office recently welcomed seven new deputies to its ranks. On Nov. 6, Clerk of the Circuit Court Edward Semonian administered the oath of office to Deputies Megan Vann, Nissah Santiago, Josue Reyes, Ailish Bengel, Nicholas Montgomery, Brittany Wilkins and Claudia Trogler during a ceremony at the Alexandria Courthouse.

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FBI Releases 2016 Hate Crime Statistics

November 14, 2017

The FBI’s Uniform Crime Reporting Program yesterday released Hate Crime Statistics, 2016, its latest annual compilation of bias-motivated incidents reported throughout the U.S. The report provides information about the offenses, victims, offenders, and locations of hate crimes. For 2016, law enforcement agencies reported 6,121 criminal incidents that were motivated by bias toward race, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, sexual orientation, disability, gender, or gender identity.

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Alexandria First Responders Honored by U.S. Capitol Police

November 10, 2017

Alexandria Police Officers Nicole Battaglia, Alexander Jensen, and Kevin Jobe were honored yesterday by the U.S. Capitol Police for actions taken on June 14, 2017, at the Congressional baseball shooting at Eugene Simpson Park in Alexandria. They were awarded the Medal of Honor. The Alexandria Sheriff’s Office received a Medal of Merit.

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Virginia Department Of Corrections Seeks To Hire More Veterans

November 10, 2017

As America pauses Saturday to remember those who served our country in uniform, the Virginia Department of Corrections would like to remind our veterans that it offers employment opportunities for them when they return to civilian life.

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