Newsletter

JUST IN: Alexandria Police Mourn Loss of Parking Enforcement Officer to COVID-19

Alexandria Police are mourning one of their own today, after releasing news that longtime Parking Enforcement Officer Edward Bonds passed away from COVID-19 complications on Thursday, Jan. 28.

“APD extends our heartfelt condolences to Bonds’ family, friends, and his coworkers with the Parking Enforcement Office,” Alexandria Police said in a release. “Coworkers say Bonds loved old school R&B music and loved to sing.  They say he also loved playing the lottery and apparently, was lucky and good at it.”

Bonds, who was 52, lived in Maryland and worked with Alexandria Police for 21 years. He was also an assistant coach for the T.C. Williams High School football team and was a 1985 graduate of Fort Hunt High School in the Alexandria area of Fairfax County.

His Facebook page says that he was widowed, and police said that he was a loving husband to his wife, Lethia.

Bonds is the first COVID-19-related death at APD.

Photos via Alexandria Police/Facebook

Recent Stories

Just as the school resource officer debate started to cool down, things have started heating up between the City Council local first responder unions and city leadership over pay issues….

Halloween is fast approaching and the time-honored tradition of trick-or-treating will be back in full swing. Last year, the Alexandria Health Department (AHD) had discouraged the practice for fear of…

At an upcoming Alexandria City Council meeting on Tuesday (Oct. 26), City Manager Mark Jinks is scheduled to present a planned mid-year pay increase for city employees, though local unions…

Just Listed in Alexandria

Open this Sunday from 1-3 p.m. and included in the latest Just Listed is a 4 BD/3 BA home with a gas fireplace, deck and breakfast nook.

×

Subscribe to our mailing list