Category Archives: Public Safety

Arlington Clergy and Police Partnership Gives Back to the Community

Articles Police 12-12-14

A young man with a developmental disability recently had his basketball goal stolen from his from yard in Arlington. The Arlington Police Department was never originally notified of the offense, but it came to our attention at a recent community meeting. Crime Prevention Officers Natalia Kuehling and Kim Fretwell heard Read more…

Arlington Awarded Fourth Place for 2014 National Night Out

National Night Out in Arlington

This week, the Arlington Police Department was awarded 4th place in the national rankings for 2014 National Night Out festivities hosted throughout the city. This is the highest ranking of any city in the North Texas region, and an improvement over last year’s standings.  For the past two years, Arlington Read more…

Interlochen: A Popular Holiday Lights Tradition Starts Dec. 17

Articles Interlochen 11-24-14

View the map One of the largest holiday light displays in north Texas continues to shine bright in Arlington. The Arlington Police Department can help you navigate safely through this wonderland of lights. Beginning Wednesday, Dec. 17, the Arlington Police Department will setup traffic control posts from 7 p.m. to Read more…

October Arlington Police Community Newsletter Available

Articles Police 11-17-14

The October issue of the On Call newsletter takes a closer look at our National Night Out activities in Arlington. Also in this issue, meet Police Service Assistant Dorothy Ouma. Crime prevention highlights from police districts, promotions, community accolades, calendar items and more are inlcuded. Read it. Share it. Print it. Read more…

American Dream Story: Fire Academy Cultivates New Talent

Articles Brand 10-16-14

A groundbreaking program created in Arlington was recently given statewide recognition. The Arlington Fire Academy Program trains high school students from Arlington’s six high schools on firefighting, emergency medical care and enables graduates to immediately enter the workforce after successfully completing the program, helping these students live their American Dream Read more…

Arlington to Conduct Targeted Ground Spraying for West Nile Virus

Articles WestNile 08-22-14

The City of Arlington has detected a new positive West Nile Virus (WNV) mosquito sample from the following location: Eden Road near U.S. Highway 287 The City will begin targeted ground spraying on Tuesday, October 14, from 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m., weather permitting. An ultra-low volume application of Permanone Read more…