Mission Statement

The men and women of the Alexandria Police Department are dedicated to providing exemplary law enforcement services; through meaningful community partnerships, innovative problem solving solutions and the promotion of public safety to protect citizens by remaining dedicated to our core values of service to others, honor, integrity, excellence, loyalty, and dedication.



Departmental Goals Statement

Through the adherence to the ideals set forth in our departmental mission statement the men and women of the Alexandria Police Department are dedicated to achieving the following goals:

  • Creation of new and the expansion of existing community partnerships, such as teen mentoring, police athletic programs, and educational resources
  • Prevention of crime by reducing the opportunities for criminal activity through the increased use of intelligence/data driven methods
  • Creating and maintaining an enhanced feeling of safety and security throughout the city through the encouragement of problem solving methods instead of reactionary policing
  • Identification and apprehension of criminal offenders through the use of expanded repeat offender identification procedures
  • Facilitating the safe movement of vehicles and persons in the city through the identification of areas where increased vehicle crashes are occurring and conducting high visibility patrols along with educating the public
  • Assessing the departmental needs and progress through a process where each shift, unit, and bureau establishes yearly goals along with a plan to achieve those goal