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FEBRUARY 4, 2009 #09-007

Alexandria Police Upgrade Online Crime Search Database

The Alexandria Police Department has added a new feature to  The Website now provides a short synopsis of a crime in addition to the time and date of the incident.  This feature has been applied to nearly all crimes that occurred after January 1, 2009.  It will be a standard feature on all future listings.  To access, visit

On November 6, 2008, the Alexandria Police Department began participating in the Website.  The Website is a tool to help increase awareness and knowledge of criminal incidents, crime trends, and crime patterns.  It allows residents to view crime for an entire region, neighborhood or block.  The data represented on, extracted from the Alexandria Police Department’s Records Management System, is divided into several general categories on the site.  This data represents crimes that have been reported to the Alexandria Police Department.

For further information, contact the Media Services Unit at 703.838.4636.