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Charlie and Ginny Hill with sons Charles Jr. and Robert. Corporal Charles W. Hill was the last Alexandria police officer to be killed in the line of duty. He died March 22, 1989 during a hostage situation on Hopkins Court in Old Town.

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In the Line of Duty

Remembering slain officer Charles Hill.

As thousands of supporters poured into Virtue Feed and Grain restaurant March 10 for a fundraiser for Alexandria Police Officer Peter Laboy, one attendee quietly slipped away to pay a visit to an often-overlooked corner of a park that sits just steps away.


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