Category Archives: Public Safety

FEMA Recognizes Arlington Christian Disaster Network’s Role Helping Community Recover

When disaster strikes, the City of Arlington’s first responders aren’t alone when it comes to meeting the most critical needs of the community. The Arlington Christian Disaster Network, made up of 17 local faith-based organizations, is a critical partner to the Arlington Fire Department. Highly trained volunteers in the network are…

Arlington Police Department Announces 2017 Holiday Traffic Map

The Arlington Police Department encourages drivers to be safe and to use caution this holiday season as traffic increases on the roads. The department has published its 2017 Holiday Traffic map for residents and visitors to look at before shopping for family, friends and loved ones in the Parks Mall and…

Arlington Ranked No. 2 in National Night Out Participation

The National Association of Town Watch, the lead organizer of National Night Out, has released its 2017 awards. According to their published rankings of U. S. cities who participated in National Night Out in 2017, Arlington was ranked #2 in Category 1, which is designated for large cities with populations greater…

Bond Tracker: Newly Renovated Fire Station 12 Set to Open in December

The City of Arlington has launched a regular Bond Tracker segment for MyArlingtonTV to keep residents informed about the progress of construction on dozens of projects that were included in the City’s bond elections. This month’s episode features the newly renovated Fire Station 12, located at 5050 South Collins Street, Arlington, TX 76018. The $1.9…

Daylight Savings: Remember to Change Clocks, Smoke Detector Batteries This Weekend

The Arlington Fire Department is once again reminding residents to change batteries in smoke detectors when rolling clocks back one hour this weekend. Daylight-saving time ends at 2 a. m. Sunday, Nov. 5, which fire officials say is a good cue to switch out smoke detector batteries. Smoke detectors save lives, but they require…

Arlington Police’s Walmart Restorative Justice Initiative Results in 3 International Awards

The Arlington Police Department was honored as a recipient of three prestigious awards for efforts related to the Walmart Restorative Justice Initiative. During the annual International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) conference in Philadelphia, PA, several representatives were on hand to formally receive the awards on behalf of the…