Category Archives: Public Safety

Help Arlington Dispatcher Win National Contest

Articles Fire 03-27-15

An Arlington dispatcher’s heroic, life-saving act is being recognized by the fourth annual Smart Telecommunicators Awards, and you have a chance to help her win a national contest. Thanks to Lari Tillar, a dispatcher for the Arlington Fire Department, an unresponsive stroke victim was saved through communications provided to the young Read more…

Students Take the Hardwood Against Police, Firefighters

Articles Police_Fire 3-9-15

An Arlington tradition event continued Friday, March 6 at Miller Elementary School when Arlington police officers and firefighters met several young students on the basketball court for the 16th time. Players say the game was an opportunity to have fun and strengthen bonds with the youth and the community.  Once Read more…

Annual APD Awards Ceremony Recognizes Excellence

Articles  Police 2-27-15

The Arlington Police Department recently hosted an awards ceremony to honor the dedication and extraordinary accomplishments of police employees. KXAS-TV sports director Newy Scruggs was the emcee at the Feb. 25 celebration held at AT&T Stadium. A deserving group of honorees went above and beyond their job responsibilities during 2014 Read more…

Program Helps Students Further Dream of Becoming Arlington Police Officers

Articles Police 2-19-15

High school students interested in law enforcement now have an opportunity to train with some of the city’s best. The Hometown Recruiting Program — a unique partnership between the City of Arlington, UT Arlington and Arlington ISD — is helping the Arlington Police Department recruit more homegrown talent to build Read more…