84
      Saturday
      83 / 67
      Sunday
      84 / 70
      Monday
      89 / 73

      Alexandria crime a historic low in 2012

      Alexandria's crime rate was a historic low in 2012.

      The Alexandria Police Department reports crime went down by 9.1 percent, or 329 offenses. Crime was at its lowest since 1966.{}

      Homicide, rape, aggravated assault, burglary, larceny and auto thefts declined in 2012 while robberies increased by eight offenses.