Category Archives: Public Safety

National Night Out/Project 365 Safety Fair Set for Saturday in Arlington

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Stop by the Target Superstore parking lot in Arlington this weekend for family friendly activities, fitness and safety tips and more as part of the Arlington Police Department’s National Night Out/Project 365 Safety Fair. The event is scheduled from 9 a. m. to 1 p. m. Saturday, September 24 in the Target Superstore parking…

On the Clock: City Efforts to Prevent Mosquito-Borne Illnesses

Articles On the Clock 11-20-15

“On the Clock” is a show that gives residents an inside look at the hard work city employees do every day to make Arlington a better community to live, learn, work and play. The episode, hosted by City Manager Trey Yelverton, highlights the effort of multiple departments across the City of…

Arlington Fire Department Recognizes 10-year-old Girl for 911 Call

Articles Fire Chloe 911 Call 08-17-16

The Arlington Fire Department recently recognized a 10-year-old girl whose decision to call 911 helped an elderly neighbor in need. Fire Department officials presented Chloe Minnis with a Letter of Commendation during a special ceremony Friday at Fire Station No. 14. She also got a chance to meet Velejah Jackson, the…

July 2016 Arlington Police Community Newsletter Available

Articles Police On Call Newsletter 08-09-16

Inside this month’s On Call newsletter, more public safety news and information from the Arlington Police Department. Read about the tribute to Arlington’s first fallen K9 and highlights from Class 50 Graduation Ceremony. This newsletter celebrates great police/community partnerships. On Call is published monthly by the Arlington Police Department Media…

Memorial Service Held for Arlington Police K9 Mojo

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Area police officers, K9 handlers and community members attended a memorial service Friday morning for Mojo, the first Arlington police K9 to die in the line of duty. Police Chief Will Johnson, Mayor Jeff Williams, Chaplain Harold Elliott and Officer Vince Ramsour, who was Mojo’s handler the past six years, spoke…

Arlington Dispatch Services Once Again Awarded CALEA Accreditation

Articles Fire Dispatch Calea 08-02-16

Arlington Dispatch Services has maintained the status of an accredited public safety communications center with the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) since 2004. CALEA granted Arlington Dispatch Services re-accreditation on July 31, 2016 following a hearing by the Commission. CALEA accreditation is recognized as the gold standard…