City of Alexandria Academies

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Alexandria Senior Academy

 The 4-week program held on Wednesdays, from 10 a.m. to 12 noon, is designed to engage, inform and educate Alexandria's Seniors (60+) about government functions and programs and organizations that provide services available to seniors. The Spring 2018 Academy is now accepting applications  15. For more information and application,   visit

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New - Alexandria Commonwealth's Attorney Community Academy

Applications are now being accepted for the one-day session on Saturday, April 28 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The class is a combination of lectures and discussions along with an in-depth look at how criminal offenses are prosecuted in the City of Alexandria by the Commonwealth Attorney's office. Other programs managed by the office will also be covered.  Click here for additional information and  to apply.

Alexandria City Academy

The Alexandria City Academy is a nine-week course that provides residents with the opportunity to learn about City government through first-hand experience with a wide range of government functions, services, activities and issues. For more information about the program visit the Alexandria City Academy website.

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Alexandria Community Fire Academy

The purpose of the Academy is to educate the Alexandria community members about fire safety and emergency medical response, while learning about the history, administration, operations, and apparatus of an urban public safety agency. Participants will also receive hands-on training to experience a "day in the life" of a firefighter/medic.

 For more information about the program visit the Alexandria Community Fire Academy website.

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Alexandria Community Police Academy

 Classes are a combination of lecture and interactive activities. Class topics will include patrol operations, gangs, crime prevention, crime scene investigations, criminal investigations and the Special Operations team. The curriculum covers the core elements  that are essential for participants to gain a greater understanding of police operations. 

 For more information about the program  visit the  Alexandria Community Police Academy website.

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