Don Hayes, Acting Chief of Police
Join us for National Night Out 2021
When: August 3, 2021
5:00 - 9:00 p.m. (event times may vary)
National Night Out is a nationwide celebration to raise awareness about crime and drug prevention. On August 3, Acting Chief Don Hayes and members of the Alexandria Police Department will visit with community members. The APD K-9 Unit, Motor Unit, Bike Patrol, Command Bus, Armored Personnel Carrier and the Crime Scene Mobile Lab will tour neighborhoods and offer special demonstrations.
Sheriff Dana Lawhorne, Fire/EMS Chief Corey Smedley, members of City Council, City Manager Mark Jinks, and other City and public safety officials will stop by the events to reaffirm the City’s commitment to keeping the Alexandria community safe and secure.
Show us how you're celebrating National Night Out 2021. Post your pictures and videos to social media with the hashtags: #ALXNNO21 #NNO21
News release is available at alexandriava.gov/123425.
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Alexandria maintains a modern, highly trained, technically skilled, energetic, diverse and well-equipped police department, with a current authorized strength of 310 sworn and 109 civilian employees. Our staff provides courteous, efficient and timely service to residents, visitors and businesses in our City.
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Alexandria Police Officers Speak Out on the Killing of George Floyd
On June 1, members of the Alexandria Police Department spoke from the heart about the killing of George Floyd by a police officer in Minneapolis on May 25, 2020.
Read an open letter from Chief Michael L. Brown - June 1, 2020
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