Faced with cuts, Alexandria holds off on hiring police officers
Alexandria won't be adding the two police officers it planned to hire this year.
City department heads will also hold off making any major equipment purchases until at least July.
The Alexandria City Council took the budget-cutting measures at Monday's meeting to deal with an unexpected $226,000 cut in local government aid (LGA).
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