To save lives and prevent injury; to protect property from fire and explosion; to assist the citizen and visitors in various emergency situations. To maintain fire codes, to abate hazards, to maintain equipment and personnel and to provide extinguishment of fire or other emergency situations. To provide to the citizens and visitors of Alexandria, emergency medical assistance.
Fire protection for the City of Alexandria consists of:
(6) engine companies (2) district cars (1) ladder company (1) elevating aerial platform company.
The department also has:
Fire Prevention Office (investigation, inspection, and education)
Fire alarm and dispatch, maintenance and an administration division.
The department operates three (3) fire suppression shifts, 24 hours continuously along with Fire Alarm receiving and dispatching.
Fire administration, Fire prevention, and Maintenance division operates 7:30 A.M.- 4:30 P.M.
To protect and serve the citizens of Alexandria while still exercising police powers over all property owned or controlled by the city of Alexandria.. With the intent to foster a better quality of life for all under our jurisdiction.
The Alexandria Police Department currently provides 24 hours, 7 days a week patrol service within the city limits of Alexandria. Additionally, the department investigates criminal activities, utilizes arrest powers, maintain records, attack the infiltration of illegal narcotic activities and provides a regional training academy. Moreover, the Police Department is committed to Community Policing efforts which are enhanced by the Bicycle Patrol, K-9 Unit, Motorcycle and Mounted Patrol.