Tag: police

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 | mschrott@alextimes.com 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...

To the editor: It’s time to sustain affordable housing in Alexandria

To the editor: For almost two decades, Alexandria has lost a considerable amount of its affordable housing stock, making it increasingly difficult for average Alexandrians...

Alexandria Chamber announces Valor Awards honorees

The Alexandria Chamber of Commerce has announced the honorees for its annual Valor Awards. The three Alexandria Police Department officers who were among the first...

Letter to the editor: Our police need competitive pay

To the editor: As the widow of a fallen Alexandria police officer and the mother of an Alexandria police officer, I am very concerned about...

Alexandria officer arrested for rape, malicious wounding

An officer who has been with the Alexandria Police Department for four years was arrested for rape and malicious wounding in a neighboring county...

Your Views: It’s time for fair public safety pay

To the editor: I have always supported maintaining competitive salaries for our public safety employees, and have written so as a member of the city’s...

Our View: Public safety must come first

Public safety is the first function of government at every level. This necessity stems from the fact that, without protection, we live in a...
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