Category Archives: Public Safety

Officers Conducting “No-Refusal” Enforcement for Memorial Holiday Weekend

Articles Police DWI Drinking 05-27-16

Drivers can expect to see Arlington police officers this weekend working high-visibility traffic enforcement along area roadways looking for signs of impaired drivers. The Arlington Police Department is participating in the Tarrant County District Attorney’s Office countywide “No Refusal” operation, which starts this evening and continues through the early morning hours…

Arlington Police Chosen to Lead Efforts in Advancing Policing Practices Around the Country

Articles Police Task Force 05-23-16

The United States Department of Justice and the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) has selected the Arlington Police Department to be one of fifteen law enforcement agencies nationwide that will serve as an exemplary implementation model for the President’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing. Arlington Mayor Jeff Williams,…

April 2016 Arlington Police Community Newsletter Available

Articles Police On Call Newsletter 05-18-16

Inside this month’s On Call newsletter, more public safety news and information from the Arlington Police Department. This newsletter celebrates great police/community partnerships. On Call is published monthly by the Arlington Police Department Media Office. Read it. Print it. Share it. Click here to read the newsletter. 

Community Invited to Attend Panel Discussion with Author Dr. John Perkins on Race Reconciliation

Articles John Perkins 05-06-16

The public is invited to attend an upcoming panel discussion in Southeast Arlington with Dr. John Perkins, a renowned author, speaker and leader of issues on race reconciliation, community empowerment and civil rights. The free event is scheduled from 6:30 p. m. to 8:30 p. m. Monday, May 9 at Cornerstone Baptist Church,…

German Shepherd is Latest Family Pet Saved Thanks to Fire Department’s Pet Oxygen Masks

Articles Fire Pet Mask 04-22-16

Fire trucks in Arlington, Texas carry a variety of lifesaving equipment, from fire hose and axes to defibrillators and medications.  One piece of equipment you may not have known about is the pet oxygen mask. In 2006, the Dog Scouts of America, Troop 119 donated 10 pet oxygen mask kits to…

Sales Tax Holiday on Emergency Preparedness Supplies This Weekend

Articles Emergency Tax Holiday 04-19-16

With the potential for severe weather approaching this spring, Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar reminds Texans they can purchase certain supplies tax-free during the Emergency Preparation Supplies Sales Tax Holiday, April 23-25.“The severe weather, fire and flooding we had last year provided a stark reminder that Texans should be prepared for…

‘Watch UR BAC’ Program Focuses on Impaired Driving Education and Prevention

Articles Police Drinking 04-19-16

The Arlington Police Department and the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service “Watch UR BAC” program have joined together to spread an important safety message to the public about intoxication and drug abuse. The Watch UR BAC program focuses on education and prevention of all impaired driving issues whether from alcohol…