Category Archives: Public Safety

AMR Subscription Program Helps Reduce Cost of Ambulance Transports

American Medical Response (AMR) is the City of Arlington’s exclusive contracted ambulance service. AMR operates as a “fee-based service,” meaning no tax dollars are utilized to subsidize the service. As a result, all costs related to ambulance transports are paid by those who utilize the service. In order to minimize costs to our…

Victim Services, A New Neighborhood Watch and Coffee With a Cop Inside a New Issue

Inside this month’s On Call newsletter, the Victim Services Unit observes a 30-year anniversary and the first of a two-part series takes readers inside a brand new neighborhood watch as they prepare for National Night Out. Also in this issue, The South Police District works to enhance police/community relations over…

Arlington Police Chief Recognizes Officers for Distinguished Service

The Arlington Police Department recognized several officers Tuesday for their great work in the field as well as their service to the department and community. During the biannual department awards ceremony, Police Chief Will Johnson awarded the Medal of Valor, Purple Heart, Life Saving Award, Distinguished Service Award, Medal of Merit…

Arlington Police Launch “Neighborhood Eyes” Program

The Arlington Police Department is excited to announce a new voluntary citizen program called “Neighborhood Eyes.”Essentially, residents and businesses now have the opportunity to register their address as a location operating a security camera system. As security camera systems continue to become more affordable, more desirable and more commonplace in our…

Crossing the Bridge: Arlington Police Officers Build Trust and Partnerships

The 3400 block of Sherry Street is where the relationships grew. Last summer, neighbors came together to paint a mural to cover up unsightly graffiti underneath a bridge. Everyone pitched in to help, including Arlington police officers, a Home Depot and a real estate firm who donated the paint, brushes and…