All posts by Cheryel Carpenter

Trick or Treat Safety Tips for Halloween

Friday is Halloween and the Arlington Police Department has teamed up with the American Red Cross to spread safety awareness information along with treats. This week, Arlington officers are distributing safety tips to remind trick or treaters that having fun also means making good decisions as children cross neighborhood streets and…

New Program Allows Students to Plan Their Career as Future Police Officers 

 Imagine returning to school after a long summer break and finding the Police Chief in your classroom. This is exactly what happened this week at Martin High School when Arlington Police Chief Will Johnson arrived on campus.  He welcomed students who are preparing this year to become the future of the…

Helping Students Prepare for the New School Year!

Throughout the community, Arlington police officers and citizen volunteers are helping students get ready for a new year. At a Back-to-School, Stay-in-School Rally at Sam Houston High School on Aug. 16, Crime Prevention Officers spoke with students and parents about safety.  Students played safety games with officers and won prizes. The…