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.
American Legion Post 24 recently honored two public safety employees for their exceptional service to the City of Alexandria. During an evening ceremony on March 8, Post 24 presented Deputy Deon Eaddy with its 2016 Law Enforcement Officer of the Year Award and Battalion Chief Jack Hoffman with its 2016 Firefighter of the Year Award. Sheriff Dana Lawhorne, Fire Chief Robert Dubé, members of their command staffs and other colleagues attended the ceremony, as did Deputy Eaddy's wife and their two children.
The Alexandria City Council last Saturday unanimously approved the design and site plan for the new Cameron Mills fire station. It will replace the current facility which was built in 1948 and cannot accommodate the modern fire equipment that the City uses today.