Category Archives: Police

Two Arlington Police Officers Honored by Governor with Star of Texas Award

The Arlington Police Department was recognized on Tuesday, September 11, 2018, in the State Capitol by Texas Governor Greg Abbott. Two APD Officers received the prestigious Star of Texas Award in Austin. This distinguished award honors Peace Officers, Firefighters and Emergency Medical First Responders who are seriously injured or killed…

COPS Office Publishes Video, Guidebook About Law Enforcement Services in Arlington

The U. S. Department of Justice Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office) in coordination with Not In Our Town (NIOT) published a compelling piece about the way law enforcement services are provided in Arlington. The publication and video, “Arlington, TX: A Community Policing Story,” provides a glimpse into our department’s handling of…

Arlington Police Recognize Officers at Bi-Annual Awards Ceremony

The Arlington Police Department held its bi-annual awards ceremony on Tuesday, July 17 at the Tarrant County Sub-Courthouse to honor and recognize officers and professional staff. Police Chief Will Johnson awarded seven officers with the Life Saving Award, nine officers with the Police Officers Award and four officers with the…

Arlington Police Invite Community to National Night Out/Project 365 Kickoff

Stop by the George W. Hawkes Downtown Library this Saturday for information on National Night Out, a Human Trafficking presention and more as part of the Arlington Police Department’s National Night Out/Project 365 Kickoff. This free event is scheduled from 9:30 a. m. to noon July 21 in re[Brary} Room A at the…

July 4th: Drive Safely, Stay Hydrated and Leave Fireworks to the Professionals

The Arlington Police and Fire departments encourage the public to make smart decisions behind the wheel, stay hydrated and leave the fireworks displays to the professionals while celebrating Independence Day next week. Arlington Police offer these reminders: Don’t drink and drive. Designate a driver who will stay sober. Give them your…

Five Arlington Police Officers Honored Friday at State Capitol

Arlington Police Officers were honored June 15, 2018, at the State Capitol.

Five Arlington Police Officers were honored today at the State Capitol in Austin by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement for a variety of outstanding police work. Deputy Chief Tarrick McGuire received the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Achievement Award for Public Service. Lieutenant Kyle Dishko received the Texas Commission on…