Alexandria’s Commonwealth’s Attorney Wants Residents to Join Advisory Board

Bryan Porter, Commonwealth’s Attorney for Alexandria. (Photo: James Cullum/Zebra Press file photo)

ALEXANDRIA, VA – Alexandria’s Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office is seeking candidates to join the new Community Advisory Board (CAB). The CAB will consist of five to ten members. Spots are open to people who live or work in the City of Alexandria.

The CAB’s purpose is to provide Commonwealth’s Attorney Bryan Porter “with diverse community input and ideas regarding criminal justice reform, and strategies for addressing criminal activity,” according to the application webpage.

Interested in joining? The submission deadline is Friday, August 28 at 5 p.m.

The application asks for contact information, your connection to the city, and a brief statement about why you would like to join. To submit an application, click HERE.

For more information, call 703-746-4100 or write to

The first meeting is tentatively scheduled for Wednesday, September 23 at 6 p.m. It will be held virtually because of the pandemic.

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