Category Archives: Public Safety

Police Sergeants Attend Supervision Training

Earlier this week, 15 Sergeants graduated from the School of Police Supervision, an Institute for Law Enforcement Administration (ILEA) course. This is the only independent four-week school in the nation for police supervisors and recognizes the importance of supervision as a major management function in law enforcement. The curriculum focuses on…

Police Twitter Event

This week the Arlington Police Department will host another live Twitter event. On Friday, February 10, 2012, from 6:30 – 10:00 p. m., the Department is going to have a “Street Tweet” on Twitter to focus on what it takes to be a Citizens on Patrol Mobile member for the Police Department. The “Street…

Police Graduate 18 Recruits

A new class of officers were welcomed to the Arlington Police Department on Monday, February 6. The graduation for Class #44 was held at the MetroCenter of Fielder Road Baptist Church, where 18 recruits graduated. The group included recent college graduates, teachers, and other professional careers. After successfully completing 28 weeks of extensive…

UT Arlington Unveils College Park Center

The University of Texas at Arlington is unveiling the new College Park Center Wednesday, February 1, 2012. In anticipation of the event, the University has been working closely with the City of Arlington and the Arlington Police Department to develop a traffic and parking plan to move vehicles in and out of…

PD Awarded Accreditation with Excellence

Arlington Police Chief Theron Bowman received the Commission on Accreditation of Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) certification Monday morning during a ceremony in the West District Police Station community room. CALEA establishes commission requirements that hold law enforcement agencies to a high standard, helping police departments become more efficient and provide better…

Drivers Ticketed for Railroad Crossing Violations

Union Pacific Railroad and the Arlington Police Department worked together Tuesday morning in an effort to educate drivers and enforce railroad crossing laws as part of the UP Cares Program. The UP Cares Program works to reduce the number of train collisions through law enforcement partnerships. Police officers on Tuesday watched for…