Category Archives: Public Safety

Free Bike Safety Classes For the Whole Family

The City of Arlington is providing free bike safety classes for its residents this fall.  Traffic Skills 101, is for cyclists 16 and up.  Teens between 13-15 are allowed, if a parent is present.  Participants are required to bring their bike, a helmet, water bottle and a patch kit.  They should also bring money…

Back to School, Safe!

The Arlington Police Department wants the first day back to school to be a safe one. Whether it’s traffic laws, theft prevention or truancy, Arlington police officers say safety is an important lesson. It is a part of good decision-making, said Sgt. Scott Vickers.“Safety is a lesson we want students to…

Commercial Burglary Suspects Apprehended After Vehicle Pursuit

Early Saturday morning, the Arlington Police Department responded to a burglary in progress at a local mobile telephone store near Interstate 20 and Cooper Street. Officers were told that the surveillance system was capturing multiple suspects actively burglarizing the store by stealing mobile telephones and other equipment. Officer Dan Garza…