Join the Alexandria Police Department
With a sworn strength of more than 315 officers, the Alexandria Police Department is a dedicated team of people who, in partnership with the community, work to create and maintain a safe and secure environment for our residents, merchants, and visitors. We are a diverse organization, reflecting Alexandria’s various cultures and offering many different career and promotional opportunities.
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The Alexandria Police Department has a storied 150-year history as one of the oldest police departments in Virginia.
Read officer testimonials on why they chose a career with the Alexandria Police Department and how it has benefitted their lives.
Alexandria Police Officers have the ability to serve on a wide variety of specialized units, from traffic safety to community policing.