Category Archives: Public Safety

COPS Office Publishes Video, Guidebook About Law Enforcement Services in Arlington

The U. S. Department of Justice Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office) in coordination with Not In Our Town (NIOT) published a compelling piece about the way law enforcement services are provided in Arlington. The publication and video, “Arlington, TX: A Community Policing Story,” provides a glimpse into our department’s handling of…

Arlington’s Fire Station No. 5 Awarded LEED Certification

The City of Arlington is proud to announce that the recently rebuilt Fire Station 5 has been awarded LEED Certification from the U. S. Green Building Council (USBGC). The LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) rating system developed by the USBGC is the most widely used green building system and provides…

Arlington Police Recognize Officers at Bi-Annual Awards Ceremony

The Arlington Police Department held its bi-annual awards ceremony on Tuesday, July 17 at the Tarrant County Sub-Courthouse to honor and recognize officers and professional staff. Police Chief Will Johnson awarded seven officers with the Life Saving Award, nine officers with the Police Officers Award and four officers with the…

Arlington Police Invite Community to National Night Out/Project 365 Kickoff

Stop by the George W. Hawkes Downtown Library this Saturday for information on National Night Out, a Human Trafficking presention and more as part of the Arlington Police Department’s National Night Out/Project 365 Kickoff. This free event is scheduled from 9:30 a. m. to noon July 21 in re[Brary} Room A at the…

July 4th: Drive Safely, Stay Hydrated and Leave Fireworks to the Professionals

The Arlington Police and Fire departments encourage the public to make smart decisions behind the wheel, stay hydrated and leave the fireworks displays to the professionals while celebrating Independence Day next week. Arlington Police offer these reminders: Don’t drink and drive. Designate a driver who will stay sober. Give them your…

Arlington-Mansfield Area Ham Operators to Participate in Amateur Radio Week

Even in the age of internet, cell phones and email, incidents such as tornadoes, fires, storms, ice and even the occasional cutting of fiber optic cables can leave communities without the means to communicate. In these cases, the one consistent service that has never failed has been Amateur Radio. These radio…