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Arlington Police Gives Thanks to Department’s 345 Active Volunteers

The Arlington Police Department held its annual Volunteer Awards Luncheon to honor the work and support from the 345 active volunteers in the organization. Police Chief Will Johnson and Mayor Jeff Williams both spoke on the value, importance and difference all the volunteers are making within our community. At the luncheon,…

Arlington Police Celebrate Achievements at Annual Awards Ceremony

The Arlington Police Department celebrated achievements at its annual awards ceremony on February 14, 2018. The annual celebration is sponsored by the Arlington Police Foundation and the John V. and Jeri McMillan Memorial Fund. Two citizen-business awards were presented and honors were bestowed on 12 civilian employees and officers whose outstanding…

Arlington Police Department Recognizes Officers During Biannual Awards Ceremony

The Arlington Police Department recognized several officers Tuesday for their great work in the field as well as their service to the department and community. During the biannual department awards ceremony, Police Chief Will Johnson awarded the Medal of Valor, Purple Heart, Life Saving Award, Distinguished Service Award and the Medal…

Arlington Police to Receive Federal Grant for 15 Additional Officers

United States Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced in late November 2017 that the Arlington Police Department would be a recipient of grant funding through the Department of Justice’s Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office) Hiring Program. Arlington was one of 179 law enforcement agencies across the nation selected to…

Arlington Police Present ‘Advancing 21st Century Policing’ Report to Community

The Arlington Police Department has finalized the Advancing 21st Century Policing Report. As previously announced, the department was selected in May of 2016 as one of fifteen law enforcement agencies nationwide that served as an exemplary implementation model for the President’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing. The culmination of that…

Arlington Ranked No. 2 in National Night Out Participation

The National Association of Town Watch, the lead organizer of National Night Out, has released its 2017 awards. According to their published rankings of U. S. cities who participated in National Night Out in 2017, Arlington was ranked #2 in Category 1, which is designated for large cities with populations greater…

Arlington Police’s Walmart Restorative Justice Initiative Results in 3 International Awards

The Arlington Police Department was honored as a recipient of three prestigious awards for efforts related to the Walmart Restorative Justice Initiative. During the annual International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) conference in Philadelphia, PA, several representatives were on hand to formally receive the awards on behalf of the…