Category Archives: Public Safety

City Coordinates Response Efforts To Storm Damage

Tree limbs and debris from this morning’s storm will be picked up during your regular collection schedule. As long as they are manageable, there is no need to bundle debris. Republic Waste Services will collect as much as possible. Tree limbs and debris not picked up the first time, will…

K9 Memorial Monument Planned for Arlington Police, Fire Service Dogs

A City of Arlington initiative aims to honor retired and deceased police and fire service dogs. Nearly $30,000 in private donations have been collected to date for the planned K9 Memorial Monument, which would feature a Labrador Retriever to represent Arlington Fire Department service dogs and a Belgian Malinois to represent…

Arlington Police, Water Utilities Host Drug Take-Back Event April 29

Got drugs? Residents are encouraged to turn in their expired and unused medications for anonymous, safe disposal between 10 a. m. and 2 p. m. Saturday, April 29, 2017. Collection sites North Police District, 620 W. Division Street 817.459.5600 Walgreen’s Pharmacy, 4400 W. Green Oaks Blvd 817.563.0142 East Police District, 2001 New York Ave. 817.459.5803…

Arlington Officers Honored During Police Department’s Annual Awards Banquet

At the Arlington Convention Center, some of Arlington Police Department’s best officers met up with citizens and business leaders for an afternoon of awards and special honors. More than 450 guests were seated for the annual ceremony on February 22. This event is made possible by the Arlington Police Foundation and a…

Annual Statewide Warrant Roundup Begins

Got warrants? Now’s the time to pay up to avoid arrest. Arlington will join more than 300 law enforcement jurisdictions from across the state for the annual Great Texas Warrant Roundup, which begins Friday, February 10, 2017 and runs through Sunday, March 05, 2017. The roundup is designed to target thousands of individuals with…

February Volunteer of the Month: Terry Meyer

Terry Meyer is a volunteer with the Arlington Fire Department’s Community Emergency Response Team (CERT). Meyer has volunteered more than 105 hours total since joining the Arlington CERT in 2011. He participates monthly in the Arlington Outdoor Warning Siren test as a siren observer in addition to attending monthly Continuing Education meetings. During…

Arlington Police Currently Accepting Applications for New Lateral Transfer Academy

The Arlington Police Department is currently accepting applications for a Lateral Transfer Academy for certified Texas Police Officers with a minimum of two years patrol experience. The 11-week abbreviated academy is anticipated to begin in April 2017.“The department is always looking for ways to enhance our recruiting strategies.  With the regional…