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The Second Amendment applies to the District, too
Topic - Alexandria Police Department
The Alexandria Police Department (APD) is the primary law enforcement agency servicing 140,024 people within of jurisdiction within Alexandria, VA. The APD has been internationally accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) since 1986 and was reaccredited in 1991, 1996, 2001, 2004 and 2007. The APD has 320 sworn officers and 138 civilian employees. New officers are trained at the Northern Virginia Criminal Justice Training Academy. On August 25, 2009, Earl L. Cook became the first African-American Chief of Police. - Source: Wikipedia
A 53-year-old man that police say could be connected to three high-profile Alexandria killings stretching back 10 years is scheduled to be in a West Virginia courtroom Monday for a hearing on his extradition to Virginia.
A strong bond connects police officers -- a bond that feels like family. In some cases, members of the same family work together, resulting in an interesting mix of relatives within departments across the region.