Tag: crime

Policing in Alexandria and America: Public safety leaders discuss approaches to...

By Mark Eaton Public safety in the midst of rising crime rates and understaffed police forces is an issue of concern in Alexandria and...

Our View: Houston, we have a problem

Today’s briefing pages in the Times read like a crime report from Los Angeles or Chicago, not historic Alexandria. Residents from all over the...

Shooting incidents cause school lockdowns

By Leslie Golden | [email protected] On April 17, students and staff at two different schools on campuses in Alexandria were forced into lockdowns following unrelated...

Robbery and shots fired

By Leslie Golden | [email protected] On April 3, the Alexandria Police Department released two Twitter notifications regarding a commercial robbery and a report of shots...

Stolen car involved in hit and run crash

By Leslie Golden | [email protected] According to the Alexandria Police Department, multiple suspects are still wanted in relation to a stolen vehicle that was involved...

APD, sheriff react to Memphis death

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] Following the recent Memphis police incident in which a man was beaten to death by police officers, the Alexandria Police...

Dealer sentenced for causing overdoses

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] A man was sentenced on Monday to 30 years in prison for distribution of fentanyl resulting in death, according to...

Teenager killed in Alexandria

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] A 17-year-old boy was killed on Jan. 27 following a shooting in Alexandria’s Seminary Hill neighborhood. At approximately 11:29 p.m. APD...

Shooting near Holmes Run on Sunday

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] The Alexandria Police Department is investigating a shots fired incident that occurred near Holmes Run on Sunday. At approximately 5:09 p.m.,...

Police arrest shots fired suspect

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] The Alexandria Police Department has made an arrest in connection with a shots fired incident in the 1500 block of...