Alexandria Law Enforcement Agencies Honored

(l-r): U.S. Capitol police officers Crystal Griner and David Bailey and Alexandria police officers Kevin Jobe, Nicole Battaglia and Alexander Jensen received the Medal of Honor. (Photo courtesy of the Alexandria Sheriff’s Office)
(l-r): Mayor Allison Silberberg, Sheriff Dana Lawhorne, Undersheriff Tim Gleeson, members of the U.S. Park Police aviation unit and Virginia State Police received Medals of Merit from U.S. Capitol Police Chief Matthew Verderosa. Courtesy of the Alexandria Sheriff’s office

On November 9, the U.S. Capitol Police honored Alexandria police and others for their response to the June 14 shooting at Simpson Field. During the ceremonies at the U.S. Capitol, Officers Kevin Jobe, Alexander Jensen and Nicole Battaglia and two U.S. Capitol officers received Medals of Honor for their courageous and life-saving actions. Then Mayor Allison Silberberg, Sheriff Dana Lawhorne, and members of the U.S. Park Police and Virginia State Police were awarded Medals of Merit in recognition of the efforts of their agencies immediately following the shooting