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City of Alexandria, VA City of Alexandria, VA
Commonwealth's Attorney
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A Message from Your Commonwealth's Attorney

"The qualities of a good prosecutor are as elusive and as impossible to define as those which mark a gentleman. And those who need to be told would not understand it anyway. A sensitiveness to fair play and sportsmanship is perhaps the best protection against the abuse of power, and the citizen's safety lies in the prosecutor who tempers zeal with human kindness, who seeks truth and not victims, who serves the law and not factional purposes, and who approaches his task with humility". 

--Justice R. H. Jackson 

Though written many years ago, these words of Justice Jackson embody ideals which I believe should govern my service as your Commonwealth's Attorney. Historically, the concerns of the criminal justice system have focused on the accused, while the needs of crime victims and witnesses received only minimal attention. Justice, however, belongs to all citizens, and I believe we have made great strides in recent years to relieve the inequity of this situation.

The successful prosecution of crime in Alexandria is impossible without the support, assistance and cooperation of our citizens. In our mutual endeavor to make Alexandria a safer place in which to live and work, I ask for your cooperation and assistance, and promise to do all I can to ensure that the ends of justice are served. Thank you.


S. Randolph Sengel
Commonwealth's Attorney

 

Courthouse, 520 King St., Suite 301
Alexandria, VA 22314
703.746.4100
Fax: 703.746.4466
E-mail

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.