Community meeting in Alexandria, Virginia on recent homicide in the Braddock Road Metro neighborhood at Charles Houston Rec Center

Community Meeting with Police after man shot and killed in the neighborhood

The Alexandria Police Department (APD) will be holding a community meeting at Charles Houston Recreation Center on Friday, June 10, 2016, at 6:30 PM. APD will be discussing the most recent homicide in the neighborhood and they look to further the communication between the police department and the community.

Deputy Chief Eddie reyes

A veteran law enforcement official has been named to a senior Amtrak Police Department position. Deputy Chief Eddie L. Reyes will be stationed in Washington, D.C. to command Amtrak railroad police officers in the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast regions of Amtrak.

“Deputy Chief Reyes has an extensive history in law enforcement and it is a great benefit to bring individuals to our department that can continue to enhance what has already been established here,” said Chief Hanson.

Reyes enjoyed a long career with the Alexandria Police Department in Alexandria, Virginia, and was promoted through the ranks to the position of Deputy Chief. Prior to his career with the Alexandria Police Department, Reyes was employed as a federal law enforcement officer at the Central Intelligence Agency in Langley, Va.

The Amtrak Police Department (APD) is a national police force committed to protecting the passengers, employees, and patrons of Amtrak by working closely with federal, state and local law enforcement agencies across the country. The department continues to develop and implement behind-the-scenes and frontline security measures to ensure passenger rail safety and security. APD has more than 500 sworn and civilian personnel at more than 30 locations to cover the 46 states in which Amtrak operates its national intercity passenger rail network.

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Community meeting in Alexandria, Virginia on recent homicide in the Braddock Road Metro neighborhood at Charles Houston Rec Center
Recently, at the Charles Houston Recreation Center, hundreds of neighbors from the Braddock Road Metro neighborhood and across Alexandria, Virginia attended a community meeting led by the Alexandria Police Department (APD) that addressed the recent ‘shots fired’ calls, shootings and the first homicide of 2015.

APD called the meeting after Shakkan Elliott-Tibbs of Woodbridge was shot and killed in the 700 block of North Fayette Street, which is only a few blocks from where the meeting took place.

APD is asking neighbors to join them for a community meeting on Wednesday, July 29, at 7:00 PM, at Charles Houston Recreation Center. APD will be following up on neighborhood concerns expressed at the community meeting held on July 6.

Here’s the latest Alexandria Virginia crime report. These are incidents reported by the Alexandria Police Department and published in the weekly Washington Post Alexandria/Arlington Extra.

REMINDER: You can track these crimes yourself using the new RAIDSOnline.com database. You can also view the crime map 24/7 through this link.

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APD badgeAs we told you early this morning, the Alexandria Police Department is investigating a felonious assault that occurred early this morning at the intersection of Lincolnia Road and Breckenridge Place.

Around 1:40 AM, officers responded for reports of an assault. Upon arrival they located the victim, an adult male, who had been stabbed. The victim stated he was walking in the area when he was confronted by two suspects. He was transported to a hospital with non life-threatening injuries.

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APD badgeAn update has been issued for this incident.

The Alexandria Police Department is investigating the stabbing of an adult male at the intersection of Lincolnia Road and Breckenridge Place in the Lincolnia neighborhood of Alexandria, Virginia.

The victim was transported to a hospital; expect police activity in area this morning.

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