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Alexandria Police Department
Bicycle Safety Rodeo to be held in April
The Alexandria Police Department is hosting the annual Bicycle Safety Rodeo on Saturday, April 26. The event will run from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Alexandria Technical and Community College tactical warehouse, located at 1967 Jefferson Street (southernmost building on campus, just...
April 4, 2014 - 9:07am
March 28, 2014
Police chief faced tough decision in robbery investigation
Information about sexual assaults not released until suspect was charged
March 28, 2014 - 12:00am
March 14, 2014
Cop talk: What’s the difference between robberies and burglaries?
Question: I hear on the news about burglaries and robberies. Sometimes, they seem to mean the same thing. What is a burglary and what is a robbery? Answer: Minnesota law describes what these two offenses are. Minnesota State Statute 609.582 says that burglary is: “Whoever enters...
March 14, 2014 - 12:00am
March 12, 2014
Police to host free rental property training
The Alexandria Police Department will host a free one-day Crime-Free Multi Housing training on Wednesday, June 28 at 8 a.m. at the police department, 501 3rd Avenue West, Alexandria. The course is for anyone who owns or manages rental properties. Topics covered will include fire...
March 12, 2014 - 12:00am
January 31, 2014
A red alert about parking
If parked on a street for more than 24 hours, you could be red-tagged
January 31, 2014 - 12:00am
January 15, 2014
Two new police officers to be hired
Chief says demand for cops is high across the state
January 15, 2014 - 8:57am
January 9, 2014
Threats lead to SWAT action, evacuation, arrest in Alexandria
Local law enforcement agencies responded to a threatening situation in Alexandria Tuesday afternoon. At about 3 p.m., officers from the Alexandria Police Department, Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, Minnesota State Patrol, and Douglas County SWAT responded to 204 Kenwood Drive...
January 9, 2014 - 2:35pm
January 2, 2014
Criminals lose property
Report shows deputies, officers seized $6.7 million during arrests statewide
January 2, 2014 - 11:31pm
November 22, 2013
Editor’s note: In response to requests from many readers, the Echo Press is bringing back the police and sheriff blotter. The following is a snapshot of just some of the calls that the Alexandria Police Department responded to in the past week. Future blotter items will also include...
November 22, 2013 - 9:26am
August 28, 2013
APD wages war on warrants
APD 2012 STATS In addition to 34 fugitives being arrested on warrants in recent months, the APD's 21 licensed police officers also provided the following in 2012: 13,815 Calls for service 2,747 Traffic stops 910 Misdemeanor arrests 681 Traffic accidents 189 Domestic violence calls...
August 28, 2013 - 10:35am
July 9, 2013
Suspect caught after high speed chase through Alexandria Tuesday
Joshua George Hamilton led Alexandria police on a high speed chase through the city of Alexandria and onto the Interstate around 4 p.m. on Tuesday...
July 9, 2013 - 6:15pm
March 15, 2013
APD's stealthy steel steeds ready for summer thanks to donation
Downtown Alexandria will be transformed into a pedestrian paradise in the next few years through the city's "complete street" construction p...
March 15, 2013 - 12:00am
October 20, 2012
Laptops stolen from Walmart, APD looking for suspect
The Alexandria Police Department is investigating a theft shoplift case from Wal-Mart that took place on October 20 at approximately 12:30 a.m....
October 20, 2012 - 6:58pm
August 3, 2012
Police, city to host National Night Out
On Tuesday, August 7, the Alexandria Police Department and the city of Alexandria will join forces with thousands of communities nationwide and...
August 3, 2012 - 12:00am
June 27, 2012
UPDATE WEDNESDAY 4:30 P.M.: Woman stabbed in Alexandria, arrests made
A woman was stabbed multiple times early Wednesday morning in Alexandria. The Alexandria Police Department (APD) received a call from the 6th...
June 27, 2012 - 10:48am