Tag: commonwealth’s attorney

Justice Matters with Bryan Porter: Changes to Virginia’s criminal code

In the 2022 session, the Virginia General Assembly passed a number of bills which would affect changes to the criminal code. As I do...

Bondsman in murder case sentenced

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] On March 31, Man Nguyen, the bail bondsman involved in the Karla Dominguez murder case, was sentenced to one year in...

Minnie Howard assault statement criticized

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] The City of Alexandria rushed to issue a statement on March 18 hours after an article critical of the city’s handling...

Bondsman in Dominguez murder case sentenced

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] On March 31 Man Nguyen, the bail bondsman involved in the Karla Dominguez murder case, was sentenced to one year in...

Alleged Minnie Howard sexual assault comes to light

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] Back in October 2021, an alleged multi-assailant sexual assault took place on the Minnie Howard campus and at the time Alexandria...

Justice Matters with Bryan Porter: Lessons in leadership, part three

This is the third in a series of columns focused on lessons I have learned during my 27 years in law enforcement. Previous columns...

Justice Matters with Bryan Porter: Lessons in law enforcement

This is the second in a series of columns focused on lessons I have learned during my 27 years in law enforcement. The first...

Justice Matters with Bryan Porter: Lessons in leadership

I would like to share some valuable lessons I have learned during my 27 years in law enforcement as a police officer, assistant prosecutor...

Justice Matters with Bryan Porter: Changes in law enforcement

As I noted in my last column, I recently celebrated my 20th year in the Office of the Commonwealth’s Attorney, the past eight as...

Justice Matters with Bryan Porter: COVID-19 and the courthouse

The COVID-19 virus continues to wreak havoc on Alexandria courthouse functions. While the length of dockets and the pace of courtroom hearings has significantly...