All posts by Arlington Police Department

Record Number of Arlington Neighborhoods Register for National Night Out 2017

A new record has been set in Arlington. As of Monday, Oct. 2, Arlington residents have registered 217 National Night Out gatherings with the Arlington Police Department. The record to beat was 196 set in October 2016. This year, National Night Out is Tuesday, Oct. 3. The APD Crime Prevention Unit…

Mentoring Arlington Youth Program Kickoff to Include Female Participants

The Arlington Police Department and its community partners have launched the 2017-18 Mentoring Arlington Youth program at Workman Junior High School. A kickoff held September 13 paired adult mentors with seventh and eighth grade students. This year, the Mentoring Arlington Youth Program expanded to include girls.  Their first meeting will…

Emerald Park Neighborhood Watch is Ready for National Night Out

The Arlington Police Department recently profiled the Emerald Park Neighborhood Watch in its latest edition of On Call, a community news publication shared on the department’s website. In this quiet, south Arlington neighborhood, residents watch out for one another. It’s been this way since 1987 when a hand full of homeowners organized the…

More Arlington Officers to Deploy to Hurricane Harvey Affected Communities

The Arlington Police Department’s response to Hurricane Harvey became clearer on Thursday. More officers are needed to join a massive search and rescue effort that includes National Guardsmen from multiple states, thousands of Texas guardsmen, active-duty troops and U. S. Coast Guard air and ground teams. On Friday morning, two dozen additional officers…

Arlington Police Launch “Neighborhood Eyes” Program

The Arlington Police Department is excited to announce a new voluntary citizen program called “Neighborhood Eyes.”Essentially, residents and businesses now have the opportunity to register their address as a location operating a security camera system. As security camera systems continue to become more affordable, more desirable and more commonplace in our…

Crossing the Bridge: Arlington Police Officers Build Trust and Partnerships

The 3400 block of Sherry Street is where the relationships grew. Last summer, neighbors came together to paint a mural to cover up unsightly graffiti underneath a bridge. Everyone pitched in to help, including Arlington police officers, a Home Depot and a real estate firm who donated the paint, brushes and…

Learn Safety Tips and More at June 2 National Night Out/Project 365 Kickoff Event

Stop by the South Police Station early  next month for family friendly activities, safety tips and more as part of the Arlington Police Department’s National Night Out/Project 365 Kickoff event. The event is scheduled from 6 p. m. to 8 p. m. Friday, June 2 in the Community Room of the station, located…

‘An Ultimate Sacrifice’: Local Artist Creates Public Art Piece Honoring Arlington Police

Thanks to a local artist, the Arlington Police Department has a star to call its own. The public art piece, which has been titled “An Ultimate Sacrifice,” was installed last week on the front lawn of the Ott Cribbs Public Safety Building on Division Street in Downtown Arlington. It is one of…