: Alexandria police


Posted at 05:00 AM ET, 12/12/2013

Alexandria’s Vola Lawson broke barriers, worked for the poor, restored order to city

The first woman to run a large municipality in this area was a civil rights leader, fought for housing for poor, against Redskins stadium.

By Tom Jackman  |  05:00 AM ET, 12/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alexandria, Alexandria Police Department, breast cancer, civil rights, Vola Lawson

Posted at 01:28 PM ET, 10/11/2013

Taft Sellers, shot dead by Alexandria police, was mentally ill and off his meds, police say

The first explanation for why Sellers aimed his gun while surrounded by seven armed police officers.

By Tom Jackman  |  01:28 PM ET, 10/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alexandria, Alexandria Human Rights Commission, Alexandria police, police shooting, Randolph Sengel, Taft Sellers

Posted at 11:49 AM ET, 07/01/2013

Alexandria prosecutor Randy Sengel again issues detailed report in fatal police shooting

As he did with the fatal police shooting outside an IHOP in 2006, Sengel dissects the case openly and clearly.

By Tom Jackman  |  11:49 AM ET, 07/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alexandria, police shootings, Randolph Sengel, Tate Sellers