Connect to Sheriff's Office with Social Media

Facebook and Twitter users can connect with the Alexandria Sheriff’s Office and stay up to date on the latest on community outreach, staff achievements, Detention Center news, employment opportunities and more.

Page updated on Jan 29, 2016 at 10:05 AM

On Facebook, users can find and “like” the Sheriff’s Office at and through Twitter, users can find and follow the Office at

According to Sheriff Dana Lawhorne, “We regularly provide the public with useful information through our website, civic association liaisons, newsletter and news releases, but using Facebook and Twitter allows us to communicate quickly and directly with community members about the important work we do.”

The Sheriff’s Office staff monitor posts during regular business hours and attempt to respond to questions within the same business day. Users who need assistance after hours can call 703.746.4114 or 703.746.4099. Anyone needing emergency assistance should always call 911.

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