72
      Wednesday
      90 / 64
      Thursday
      85 / 67
      Friday
      82 / 67

      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.