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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…

COPS Office Publishes Video, Guidebook About Law Enforcement Services in Arlington

The U. S. Department of Justice Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office) in coordination with Not In Our Town (NIOT) published a compelling piece about the way law enforcement services are provided in Arlington. The publication and video, “Arlington, TX: A Community Policing Story,” provides a glimpse into our department’s handling of…

Arlington Police Recognize Officers at Bi-Annual Awards Ceremony

The Arlington Police Department held its bi-annual awards ceremony on Tuesday, July 17 at the Tarrant County Sub-Courthouse to honor and recognize officers and professional staff. Police Chief Will Johnson awarded seven officers with the Life Saving Award, nine officers with the Police Officers Award and four officers with the…

Five Arlington Police Officers Honored Friday at State Capitol

Arlington Police Officers were honored June 15, 2018, at the State Capitol.

Five Arlington Police Officers were honored today at the State Capitol in Austin by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement for a variety of outstanding police work. Deputy Chief Tarrick McGuire received the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Achievement Award for Public Service. Lieutenant Kyle Dishko received the Texas Commission on…

June Volunteer of the Month: Yessica Macias

Congratulations to our Volunteer of the Month for June, Yessica Macias. Macias joined the Arlington Police Department as a volunteer on November 15, 2017. While a volunteer, Macias attended the University of Texas at Arlington to earn a degree in criminal justice.  She was excited to volunteer for APD and quickly learned the…