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Bicycle Safety Rodeo to be held in April

April 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

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 (sout…continue reading on

Two new police officers to be hired

January 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

Two new police officers will soon be patrolling the streets of Alexandria.

At its meeting Monday night, the city council approved Police Chief Rick Wyffel’s request to hire the officers.
One will replace Burt Crary, who is resigning January 23 …continue reading on

Threats lead to SWAT action, evacuation, arrest in Alexandria

January 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

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 …continue reading on

Criminals lose property

January 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

In 2012, the Alexandria Police Department (APD) and Douglas County Sheriff’s Office (DCSO) were among 310 law enforcement agencies statewide to seize property subject to forfeiture.

According to the “Criminal Forfeitures Report,” compiled by…continue reading on


November 22, 2013 in Uncategorized

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. Fut…continue reading on

APD’s stealthy steel steeds ready for summer thanks to donation

March 14, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

Downtown Alexandria will be transformed into a pedestrian paradise in the next few years through the city’s “complete street” construction plan. The plan, scheduled to begin in 2014, includes adding bicycle paths along Broadway and now the Alexandria Police Department (APD) will be better equipped to patrol the new avenues. Continue Reading

Police report shows more gang activity

August 17, 2010 in Alexandria Echo Press

When the Alexandria Police Department moves into its new facility next year, it’ll be busy if the current trends in crime continue. Continue Reading

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