Category Archives: Public Safety

Arlington Police Department’s Unidos to Host Fiesta de Verano This Friday

Bob Cooke Park

The Arlington Police Department’s Unidos Summer Party, or Fiesta de Verano, is set from 6 p. m. to 9 p. m. Friday, June 1 at Bob Cooke Park, 2025 Craig Hanking Dr. Besides valuable information about City services, this free family-friendly community event will feature food, face painting, games and more. The Hispanic…

Two Arlington Police Department Employees Honored for Work with Youth

Investing in the lives of the next generation is something the Arlington Police Department takes to heart. The APD works with many groups throughout the city to make that impact. This week, the Arlington Alliance for Youth along with First Rate Living honored Officer Jeff Lee and Sharon Jones of…

Police, Community Partners Celebrate Mentoring Arlington Youth Program Graduates

The Arlington Police Department and its community partners celebrated the graduation of the 2017-18 Class of the students from Mentoring Arlington Youth (MAY), which included the first class of girls to participate in the program.  A total of 17 students completed the program this school year, which began in September…

State Sales Tax Holiday on Emergency Preparedness Supplies Runs April 28-30

With the potential for severe weather approaching this spring, Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar reminds Texans they can purchase certain items tax-free during the state’s sales tax holiday for emergency preparation supplies, from April 28 to April 30.“The severe weather we had last year — particularly Hurricane Harvey — was a…

Arlington High School Senior Committed to Spreading Kindness in Community

The Arlington Fire Department would like to recognize Arlington High School senior Hannah Farris as an outstanding community member of The American Dream City. Hannah is co-chair on the FEMA Region VI Youth Preparedness Council, a mentor on the Texas Youth Preparedness Council and a member of the National  Youth Preparedness Council,…

Arlington Fire Department’s Annual Report Celebrates Accomplishments

From faster response times to earning the Insurance Service Office’s elite designation for exemplary fire protection, the Arlington Fire Department has much to celebrate. Arlington Fire Chief Don Crowson recently presented the department’s annual report to the City Council, highlighting proactive fire prevention efforts, emergency preparedness and Homeland Security planning, public…