In the News

The Alexandria Sheriff's Office takes pride in keeping those we serve up to date and informed on our operations, accomplishments and events. Explore news coverage of the Sheriff's Office with these links.

Page updated on Apr 8, 2016 at 12:41 PM

Easter Bunny and Sheriff’s Office Spread Spring Cheer

Sheriff’s Office Hosts 2016 Employee Awards Ceremony

Former Mayor Meets with Inmates

Honored for Crisis Intervention Work

Sheriff's Office Participates in Read Across America

Alexandria Public Safety Employees Honored For Crisis Intervention Work

Sheriff Visits Cora Kelly School for Read Across America

Sons of the American Revolution Honor Sergeant with Law Enforcement Award

Three New Deputies Sworn In

Tragedy and Charity for Deputy Sheriff

Alexandria Sheriff’s Office Delivers Meals On Wheels

Four Deputy Sheriffs Graduate from Criminal Justice Academy

Sheriff’s Office Counselors Volunteer at Carpenter’s Shelter

Sheriff's Office Celebrates 2015 Employee Awards and Promotions

Inmates Complete College Course

Inmates Complete College Composition Course As Open Roads Program Enters Fourth Year

Sheriff's Office Equips Courthouse, Public Safety Center and Several Cruisers with AEDs

New Defibrillators around City

Sheriff's Office Earns Law Enforcement Reaccreditation from CALEA

Sheriff's Office Reaccredited

New Officers and Deputy Sheriffs Graduate from Criminal Justice Academy

New Police Officers and Deputy Sheriffs Graduate from Criminal Justice Academy

Alexandria Deputies Collect More than 150 Pounds of Medication

Sheriff's Office First in Regional Honor Guard Competition

Deputies Collect More than 150 Pounds of Medication at Drug Take Back

Sheriff's Office and Partners Holding Drug Take Back Event

Sheriff’s Office Wins Regional Honor Guard Competition

Chamber Honors Public Safety Personnel

Celebrating ‘March for Meals’

Salute to Women Awards Honors 11

Four Inmates Honored at Graduation Ceremony

Police Convene with Residents to Improve Relations

Masonic Memorial in Alexandria Turns Blue

Masonic Memorial Goes Blue to Honor Law Enforcement

Local Inmates Worship Behind Bars

Inmates and Alumni of Sober Living Unit Celebrate Its Anniversary

Sheriff’s Inmate Work Detail Decorates Old Town For Holidays

Alexandria Deputy Graduates from Intensive Leadership Program

Inmates Honored For New “Thinking For A Change” Program And Other Educational Achievements

Deputies Wear Purple Ribbons for Domestic Violence Awareness

Severance Sent To Arlington Jail, Transfer Avoids Appearance of Conflict

Murder Defendant Charles Severance Moved from Alexandria to Arlington Jail

New Deputies Join the Alexandria Sheriff’s Office

Alexandria Celebrates National Night Out 

Captured Benghazi Suspect Being Held in Alexandria 

New Police Officers and Deputy Sheriffs Graduate from Criminal Justice Academy 

Three New Deputies Join the Sheriff's Office 

Sons of The American Revolution Award Sergeant Pankey Law Enforcement Commendation Medal

Volunteers Spring for Alexandria 

Easter Bunny and Sheriff Visit Hospital 

Deputy Receives Lifesaving Award 

Sheriff Office Hosts Employee Awards and Promotion Recognition Ceremony 

Kicking Off the 19th Annual Kick Butts Day 

Sheriff's Staff and Association Make Donation to Food Program 

William G. Truesdale Adult Detention Center Earns Accreditation, Maintains Triple Crown Honors 

Professor Brings Encouragement to Martin Luther King Day Program 

Two New Deputies in the Alexandria Sheriff's Office 

Del Ray Business Association Presents Sheriff's Office with Star Award 

Inmate Work Detail Helping During Holidays 

Sheriff’s Office Hosts Thanksgiving Program For Inmates 

Optimist Club Honors Alexandria Officers and Deputy 

Deputies Wearing Pink Badges For Breast Cancer Awareness Month 

Sheriff's Office Exhibits Inmate Art on the Avenue 

Police Officers, Deputy Sheriffs Among New Crisis Intervention Team Members 

Community Relations Deputy Delivers Traffic Safety Posters  

Alexandria Celebrates National Night Out

Child Seat Safety Inspections Available in Alexandria 

Inmates Honored For Earning GEDs, Food Safety Certification 

Deputies Assist with Child Safety Seat Workshop 

Fifteen Alexandria Police Officers and Three Alexandria Deputy Sheriffs Graduate 

New Police Officers and Deputy Sheriffs Graduate From Criminal Justice Academy 

Titans Graduate from Senior Experience 

Seven Titans Complete Senior Experience in Criminal Justice Work 

Undersheriff Tony Davis Retires; Colleagues Praise His Service 

Etiquette Expert Addresses Inmates 

Sons Of The American Revolution Honor Two Deputies With Commendation Medals 
Sheriff’s Office Wins First Place and Best Dressed at Regional Honor Guard Competition 

Sheriff’s Office Wins First Place at Regional Honor Guard Competition 

Inmates Earn GEDs, Certifications

Detention Officers "Spring" for Alexandria 

Easter Bunny Spreads Cheer at Hospital 

Sheriff’s Office Holds Awards, Promotion Ceremony  

Inmates Earn GEDs, Food Safety Certifications  

Order in the Court: Ronald Lawhorne Promoted in Surprise Ceremony 

Alexandria Sheriff's Office Welcomes Six New Deputies 

Renaldo Nehemiah Speaks to Alexandria Prisoners 

Renaldo Nehemiah, Super Bowl Champ, Gives Hope to Inmates 

Public Safety Staff Graduate from Crisis Intervention Team Training 

T.C. Girls Basketball Honors Breast Cancer Survivors 

Alexandria Deputies, Coach’s Mother Honored at T.C. Williams Pink Zone Event 

Crisis Intervention Training: An Invaluable Investment for Law Enforcement  

NVCC Professor Teaches Inmates, Law Enforcement Personnel  

Inmates’ Children Receive Holiday Gifts, Winter Coats 

Children of Inmates To Receive Holiday Gifts, Winter Coats 

Crisis Intervention Team Adds Eleven New Members 

Sheriff's Office Work Detail Decorates Old Town Alexandria 

Sheriff’s Office Inmate Work Detail Decorates Old Town 

Deputies Deliver Thanksgiving Meals 

Sheriff's Office Welcomes Six New Deputies 

Sheriff Promotes Ten Deputies 

Sheriff’s Volunteers Honored at Appreciation Luncheon 

Sheriff’s Office Honors Volunteers 

Optimist Club Honors Officer and Deputies with  Respect for Law Award

Sheriff's Office School Supply Drive a Success

Promoting Back-to-School Traffic Safety 

Sheriff's Office Youth Academy Students Graduate

National Night Out Promotes Police-Community Partnerships 

Sheriff's Office Hosts Graduation Ceremony for GED and Certifications 

NOVA Offers Class at Detention Center 

Kevin Truesdale Becomes Alexandria Sheriff's Deputy 

Kevin Truesdale of Alexandria Follows Footsteps of Deputy Father 

Sheriff Lawhorne Graduates from NVCC 

Local K-9 Team Finishes Second in National Competition

Detention Center Volunteers Recognized 

Virginia Attorney General Visits Detention Center

Alexandria Sheriff's Office Dedicates a Monument and Remembers a Hero 

Son of Slain Deputy Sheriff Now a Deputy Himself 

Deputy Teneka King to Receive Silver Medal at Valor Awards Ceremony (see page 15)

Virginia Attorney General Visits Alexandria Detention Center 

Alexandria Detention Center Recognizes GED Graduates (See page 26)

Sheriff's Office K-9 Unit Wins Award 

Sheriff's Office Lends a Hand to Help Students 

Alexandria Deputy Sheriffs Honored 

A New Perspective on a Fallen Hero's Death 

GED Programs Attract Inmates Across the Region 

Deputy Sheriffs Complete Crisis Intervention Training Academy 

Detention Center Inmates Earn GEDs 

Deputy Felicia Mensah Recognized by Alexandria Jaycees 

Sheriff's Staff Help Out During Snow Emergency 

Jail Speaker Talks to Inmates About the Holocaust 

Sheriff's Staff Deliver Meals during Snow Emergency 

Inmates sing songs at Christmas 

Basketball legend motivates inmates

The Examiner spotlights Lt. John Kapetanis (see page 6)