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Friday, June 21, 2013

Alexandria Police to Conduct Saturation DWI Enforcement

Alexandria Police to Conduct Saturation DWI Enforcement
On June 22, Alexandria police will conduct a saturation Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) enforcement effort to deter and apprehend intoxicated drivers. The DWI crackdown will begin at 8 p.m. on Saturday, June 22, and will continue until 6 a.m. on Sunday, June 23. Motorists will be stopped and drivers will be checked to assure that their abilities to drive have not been impaired by alcohol or drugs.
Chief of Police Earl L. Cook reminds drivers that the maximum penalty in Virginia for the first conviction for driving under the influence is 12 months in jail, a $2,500 fine and a 12-month suspension of driving privileges. In addition, there are mandatory jail terms associated with these offenses, depending upon the blood alcohol content of the driver. Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles administrative fees may apply as well.
For further details, please call the Public Information Office at 703.746.6600.

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Mayor’s Summer Youth Employment Program

Mayor’s Summer Youth Employment ProgramThe Mayor’s Youth Employment Initiative and the TeensWork! Youth Employment Program offer teens the opportunity to work in City departments and nonprofits that provide a meaningful work experience, develop good job skills, and offer exposure to various occupations. TeensWork! provides the workers and paychecks for six-week assignments (July 8 – August 16). Contact Lisette Pippy (703.746.5880) for additional information.