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Alexandria Police Department

February 20, 2019
Police officer Jim Gripne, who retired as of Feb. 19, shares a laugh with a group of juniors at Alexandria Area High School. The boys are (left to right) Trenton Toavs, Ethan Schweich, Sean Larson, Luis Otto and Domanik Hines. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
A career of building relationships, connections; Officer Jim Gripne retires
February 20, 2019 - 5:56am
January 15, 2019
Brian Burke, a good friend of Sarah Block's, gave Jasmine Block a hug at a community celebration in September 2017 that was held in Jasmine's honor. She escaped from three men after being held captive for 29 days. (Echo Press file photo)
Eerie echoes: Similarities in stories of two missing girls
January 15, 2019 - 1:28pm
December 26, 2018
Robert Lee
Police stop robbery in progress
December 26, 2018 - 3:10pm
Sgt. Keith Melrose with the Alexandria Police Department tries out the Axon body camera in a training seminar last week. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
Officers now using body cams
December 26, 2018 - 8:05am
December 13, 2018
Jacob McCoy
New details emerge in shooting: Suspect faces felony robbery charges
December 13, 2018 - 5:50pm
December 12, 2018
Shooting: One suspect released, another still in jail
December 12, 2018 - 4:37pm
December 11, 2018
Second man arrested in shooting; victim identified
December 11, 2018 - 6:48pm
December 10, 2018
Police investigate shooting in Alexandria: One man arrested Monday
December 10, 2018 - 7:12pm
December 9, 2018
Police investigate shooting in Alexandria
December 9, 2018 - 10:28am
November 29, 2018
Police investigate possible threat at Discovery Middle School
November 29, 2018 - 9:52pm
November 16, 2018
Alexandria police officers Josh Whiting (left) and Elliott Draz hold a thin blue line American flag, a piece of artwork donated to the department by former Alexandria resident Adam Beaulieau. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
Backing the blue: Former Alexandrian donates artwork to Alexandria Police Department
November 16, 2018 - 10:39am
October 24, 2018
(From left) Sheriff Troy Wolbersen talks with Elliott, Dennis and JR Christensen of Elden's Fresh Foods. Elden's sponsored Wolbersen's new protective gear kit. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
Officers receive new tactical gear
October 24, 2018 - 6:02am
September 19, 2018
DWI campaign nabs driver at dental office
September 19, 2018 - 6:48am
August 29, 2018
Police chief issues warnings of scams, theft
August 29, 2018 - 10:59am
August 27, 2018
Body cams for officers on hold
August 27, 2018 - 11:41pm