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Page updated on Nov 16, 2018 at 2:33 PM

Sheriff’s Office Welcomes Ten Recruits

20 Alexandrians Graduate from First Sheriff’s Community Academy Class

Detention Center Holds Creative Writing Contest

Inmates Participate in Creative Writing Contest

Paul Manafort Moved to Alexandria Jail, a Past Home to Spies and Terrorists

Alexandria Hosts Drug Take Back Day

Inmate Book Club Welcomes Author Andrew Aydin

Alexandria Welcomes Newly Graduated Deputies and Officers

New Officers and Deputies Graduate from Academy

Alexandria Gets 11 New Police Officers, 10 Deputy Sheriffs

Remembering Alexandria’s Fallen Law Enforcement Officers

Three Recruits Join Sheriff’s Office

Sons of the American Revolution Honor Two Alexandria Sheriff’s Deputies

Deputy Thompson Named Officer of Year in Alexandria

Spreading Spring Cheer in Alexandria

Easter Bunny and Sheriff Spread Spring Cheer

Alexandria Sheriff’s Office Seeks Public’s Input

Eight Recruit Deputies Join Alexandria Sheriff’s Office

Sheriff’s Office Swears in Eight Recruit Deputies

Drug Take Back Nets 140 Pounds in Alexandria

Operation Elf Benefits Children of Alexandria Inmates

New Alexandria Law Enforcement Officers Graduate from Academy​

New Alexandria Police Officers and Deputy Sheriffs Graduate from Criminal Justice Academy

Sheriff’s Office Employees Donate New Athletic Shoes to Kids in Need

Chamber of Commerce Honors Sheriff's Office at Salute to Veterans

Crisis Intervention Team Recognizes Outstanding Work

Alexandria Sheriff’s Office Swears in Seven Recruits

Mass for First Responders to Honor Those who Put Their Lives on the Line

George Washington Birthday Parade Units Honored

American Legion Honors Alexandria Deputy and Firefighter with State Awards

New Police Officers, Deputy Sheriffs Graduate from Criminal Justice Academy

Alexandria Jaycees Honor Outstanding City Employees

Seven Deputies Graduate from Criminal Justice Academy

Speaker Tells Inmates "Don't Be Afraid to Change"

Alexandria Jaycees Honor Outstanding City Employees

Sheriff’s Office Hosts 2017 Employee Awards Ceremony

Valor Awards in Alexandria: Tales of Heroism

Hometown Heroes: Valor Awards to Honor 21 First Responders 

Alexandria Deputies Recognized and Honored

Alexandria Post 24 Honors Deputy and Firefighter

American Legion Post 24 Honors Deputy and Firefighter

New Deputy Sheriffs Sworn In

Alexandria Sheriff, 59, Chases Murder Suspect He Honored in 2015

Prisoner Resource Fair Offers a Head Start

Sheriff’s Office Holds First Resource Fair For Inmates

Inauguration Day Duty

Sheriff’s Office Staff Donate New Shoes to Kids in Need

New Deputies Graduate from Academy

New Alexandria Sheriff’s Deputies Sworn In

"Operation Elf" Helps Families of Inmates

Sheriff's Office Reading for ‘Read Across Alexandria’

Sheriff's Office Helps Lumberton

Public Safety and ACPS Partnering for “Read Across Alexandria”

Sheriff’s Office Salutes Volunteers at Luncheon

Inmates Honored for Completing Thinking for a Change Program

Sheriff’s Office Salutes Volunteers At Luncheon

Keeping Children Warm

Alexandria Holds Successful Drug Take Back Day

Inmate Artwork Exhibited at 2016 Art on the Avenue

Pink Badges for Breast Cancer Awareness

New Deputies Sworn In

Sheriff's Office Focusing on Back-to-School Safety

Alexandria Celebrates National Night Out

Law Enforcement and Community Come Together for a Night of Celebration

“Drug Take Back” Event Collects 11 Bags of Prescription Drugs

Alexandria Deputies Collect More than 300 Pounds of Medication at Drug Take Back

Alexandria Inmates Honored at Ceremony

Tony Suggs Addresses Inmates, Writes Autobiography

Free Cone Day Benefits CFNC

Seven New Deputies Sworn In

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

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

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 

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

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 

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 Inmate Work Detail Decorates Old Town 

Deputies Deliver Thanksgiving Meals 

Sheriff Promotes Ten Deputies 

Sheriff’s Volunteers Honored at Appreciation Luncheon 

Sheriff’s Office Honors Volunteers

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 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