Tag: police

Your Views: Remembering Chief Samarra

To the editor: As someone who knew former Alexandria Police Chief Charles Samarra, who died last week at age 74 following complications from surgery, I...

Police investigate North Van Dorn Street crash

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] The Alexandria Police Department investigated a head-on crash last Saturday in the 2000 block of North Van Dorn Street that...

Suspect injured in officer-involved shooting

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] A suspect was injured in an officer-involved shooting early this morning, according to a news release. The Alexandria Police Department was...

Two men hospitalized after Old Town fight

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Two men were hospitalized after injuring each other in a fight in Old Town on Saturday, according to a news...

Pedestrian struck and killed on Seminary Road

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] A vehicle struck and killed a pedestrian in the 5000 block of Seminary Road yesterday around 7:30 p.m., according to...

Updated: Suspect charged in fatal shooting

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] A 20-year-old Alexandria woman was killed in a shooting Friday morning, according to the Alexandria Police Department. This is the...

Our view: National Night Out helps build community

Two significant numbers this week in Alexandria are 35 and 36. Tuesday was the 35th annual National Night Out, which is a nationwide crime and...

Police: Suspect, victim identified in Old Town homicide

By Mae Hunt and Missy Schrott A longtime Alexandria resident was found deceased in an Old Town business on Friday, and a New Jersey man...

Serious crimes decrease in Alexandria

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Serious crime in Alexandria decreased 13 percent in 2017, the Alexandria Police Department announced May 24. The decrease was specifically in...

To the editor: It’s time to give city police fair pay

To the editor: My name is Diana Barrett and I’m president of the Alexandria Chapter of the Southern States Police Benevolent Association. I am writing...