Category Archives: Public Safety

Arlington Police Celebrate Achievements at Annual Awards Ceremony

The Arlington Police Department celebrated achievements at its annual awards ceremony on February 14, 2018. The annual celebration is sponsored by the Arlington Police Foundation and the John V. and Jeri McMillan Memorial Fund. Two citizen-business awards were presented and honors were bestowed on 12 civilian employees and officers whose outstanding…

Flood Mitigation Project Provides Training Opportunity for Fire Department

The City of Arlington is committed to continually improving the quality of life for of Arlington residents. Part of that ongoing process includes the flood mitigation efforts of the Stormwater Floodplain Division of the Public Works and Transportation Department. This division is responsible for managing comprehensive studies to accurately identify…

Arlington Police Department Recognizes Officers During Biannual Awards Ceremony

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 and the Medal…

Ask Arlington: Arlington Police Department’s Body-Worn Camera Program

“Ask Arlington” is a show dedicated to answering the questions you have about what’s happening in our city. Each week, on the City’s social media pages, we’ll let you know what the topic of the “Ask Arlington” episode will be. All you have to do is post your question and we’ll…

Arlington Police to Receive Federal Grant for 15 Additional Officers

United States Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced in late November 2017 that the Arlington Police Department would be a recipient of grant funding through the Department of Justice’s Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office) Hiring Program. Arlington was one of 179 law enforcement agencies across the nation selected to…

Red Cross DFW to Host Free Smoke Alarm Installation Event in Arlington

The American Red Cross is celebrating its service to the Armed Forces initiatives this holiday season by supporting local events and partnering with area government organizations to make the DFW community safer. In conjunction with the Armed Forces Bowl, members of the participating teams, Red Cross volunteers and the Arlington Fire…

Arlington Police Present ‘Advancing 21st Century Policing’ Report to Community

The Arlington Police Department has finalized the Advancing 21st Century Policing Report. As previously announced, the department was selected in May of 2016 as one of fifteen law enforcement agencies nationwide that served as an exemplary implementation model for the President’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing. The culmination of that…

Fire Station 12 Grand Opening and Dedication Set for Friday

The community is invited to help the City of Arlington celebrate the grand opening and dedication of Fire Station 12. The ceremony and ribbon cutting begins at 1:15 p. m. Friday, December 15, 2017. The newly renovated station is located at 5050 S. Collins Street near the Arlington Municipal Airport. This South Arlington…