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Community Invited to Learn Tourism Safety Tips and More at Summer Safety Expo

The public is invited learn about vehicle safety, burglary prevention and other useful tips at the Arlington Police Department Entertainment District Tourism Unit’s 2nd Annual Summer Safety Expo. The TOUR S. M. A. R. T. (Safety Means Always Remember to Think) expo is scheduled from 2 p. m. to 5 p. m. on Saturday, June 18 in Downtown Arlington. Activities,…

Officers Conducting “No-Refusal” Enforcement for Memorial Holiday Weekend

Drivers can expect to see Arlington police officers this weekend working high-visibility traffic enforcement along area roadways looking for signs of impaired drivers. The Arlington Police Department is participating in the Tarrant County District Attorney’s Office countywide “No Refusal” operation, which starts this evening and continues through the early morning hours…

Arlington Police Chosen to Lead Efforts in Advancing Policing Practices Around the Country

The United States Department of Justice and the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) has selected the Arlington Police Department to be one of fifteen law enforcement agencies nationwide that will serve as an exemplary implementation model for the President’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing. Arlington Mayor Jeff Williams,…

Community Invited to Attend Panel Discussion with Author Dr. John Perkins on Race Reconciliation

The public is invited to attend an upcoming panel discussion in Southeast Arlington with Dr. John Perkins, a renowned author, speaker and leader of issues on race reconciliation, community empowerment and civil rights. The free event is scheduled from 6:30 p. m. to 8:30 p. m. Monday, May 9 at Cornerstone Baptist Church,…

‘Watch UR BAC’ Program Focuses on Impaired Driving Education and Prevention

The Arlington Police Department and the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service “Watch UR BAC” program have joined together to spread an important safety message to the public about intoxication and drug abuse. The Watch UR BAC program focuses on education and prevention of all impaired driving issues whether from alcohol…

Community Welcomes a New Class of Mentoring Arlington Youth Students

At Workman Junior High School, the community gathered Thursday to welcome a new class of Mentoring Arlington Youth seventh-graders. Arlington police officers, AISD teachers and community members who are serving as mentors met their mentees for the first time during the MAY Program kick off in the school’s library. Participants were joined…

Police Department Launches City-wide Taskforce to Address Robberies

Arlington Police Chief Will Johnson has ordered the initiation of a city-wide task force to address a spike in robberies that have been occurring. The taskforce will consist of department personnel from specialized units and patrol resources. Intelligence sharing with field personnel will be enhanced so officers have the most…