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Arlington Police Department Releases 2018 Annual Report

The Arlington Police Department is pleased to release the 2018 Annual Report. Throughout this report, you will find stories of compassion, heroism, and how the department serves the community each and every day. The Annual Report includes crime trends and strategic goals along with stories and accomplishments from the past…

Arlington Police Celebrate Officer, Community Accomplishments at Awards Ceremony

The Arlington Police Department honored officers, professional staff employees, and business and community partners during the annual awards ceremony today at the Esports Stadium Arlington & Expo Center. Clarice Tinsley, anchor of KDFW Fox 4 News, was the emcee of the awards ceremony. Employees received awards in several categories, including officer…

Act of Kindness: Arlington Officers Pitch In to Help Widow Spruce Up Property

Arlington police officers Emilio Rivera, Jeremy Lee, Leonard Moon, and Sgt. Robert Robertson recently received information that an elderly lady was facing citations for code violations at her home. The woman was on a fixed income and had a fence that needed repairs along with some brush around her yard that…

Arlington Police Department Awarded First Place in National Night Out Campaign

The Arlington Police Department was awarded first place in the national awards program that honors communities for participation in the National Night Out Campaign. The National Association of Town Watch released the 2018 award standings on Monday, November 26, 2018. In early October, Arlington PD hosted National Night Out with…

Arlington Police Department Wins State Award for ‘Bridge Kids’ Program

The Arlington Police Department was presented with the 2018 Texas Municipal League Excellence Award for The Bridge Kids project in the Public Safety Category. The department received the award on Wednesday, October 10 at the TML Municipal Excellence Award Presentation in Fort Worth at the Fort Worth Convention Center. The Bridge…

APD Crime Lab/Crime Scene Unit Recieves Prestigious Accreditation

After a very rigorous inspection, the Arlington Police Department’s Crime Laboratory/Crime Scene Unit accreditation was renewed by the ANAB/ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board. This is a renewal of one of the highest levels of forensic investigation and laboratory work in the nation. This type of accreditation is granted only after a thorough…

Two Arlington Police Officers Honored by Governor with Star of Texas Award

The Arlington Police Department was recognized on Tuesday, September 11, 2018, in the State Capitol by Texas Governor Greg Abbott. Two APD Officers received the prestigious Star of Texas Award in Austin. This distinguished award honors Peace Officers, Firefighters and Emergency Medical First Responders who are seriously injured or killed…