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Alexandria Police Department

July 29, 2015
All invited to Community Night Out
July 29, 2015 - 12:00am
July 10, 2015
Alexandria Police officer Jim Gripne is pictured withthe prescription drop box at the police department. (Will Benson | Echo Press)
Two years, 1,000 lbs. of drugs
July 10, 2015 - 12:00am
June 24, 2015
Law enforcement symbols of Douglas County
June 24, 2015 - 12:00am
April 22, 2015
Children invited to bike safety rodeo
April 22, 2015 - 12:00am
April 17, 2015
Christine Klimek, the executive director of the Lakes Area Humane Society (LAHS) in Alexandria, is holding a lost cat brought in recently. (Annie Harman | Echo Press)
Dealing with Douglas County’s lost pets
April 17, 2015 - 12:00am
March 27, 2015
With multiple styles of body cameras available, they can easily clip on to an officer’s uniform, shirt collar or glasses. (Matt Gade | Mitchell Daily Republic)
Privacy versus transparency
March 27, 2015 - 12:00am
March 4, 2015
School Resource Officer Jim Gripne catches up with Dylan Timm in the commons area of Alexandria Area High School. Gripne says that it is important to develop strong relationships with students in his role to prevent trouble from happening in the school. (Annie Harman | Echo Press)
You Asked: What’s a school resource officer?
March 4, 2015 - 9:42am
February 26, 2015
Law enforcement blotter: February 25, 2015
February 26, 2015 - 9:55am
February 25, 2015
Law enforcement blotter: February 24, 2015
February 25, 2015 - 10:46am
Tony Kuhnau, Sergeant
Police train to fight hotel criminal activity
February 25, 2015 - 12:00am
February 20, 2015
Rick Wyffels, Police Chief
Fund helps people get on their way
February 20, 2015 - 12:00am
January 23, 2015
The first of seven 2015 Citizen’s Police Academy classes took place Tuesday at the Alexandria Police Department. Over the course of the program, community members will learn the ins and outs of the life of local law enforcement through classes led by Police Chief Rick Wyffels and members of his team. (Annie Harman/Echo Press)
Citizens gear up for class in the cop shop
January 23, 2015 - 12:00am
July 30, 2014
Community invited to a ‘Night Out’
July 30, 2014 - 12:00am
July 2, 2014
Detective Jay Halverson of the Alexandria Police Department demonstrates how he or other officers would go about collecting DNA evidence from a scene. (Jessica Sly/Echo Press)
‘Solving crimes is a huge reward’
July 2, 2014 - 12:00am
April 11, 2014
Distracted drivers targeted
April 11, 2014 - 12:00am