Category Archives: Public Safety

Dream Builders: Arlington Police Department’s Award-Winning Bridge Kids Program

Dream Builders is a show on MyArlingtonTV that highlights the ways our community is helping kids dream big, nurture their creativity, polish their skills and develop the tools they need to achieve their American Dream as young adults. The latest Dream Builders episode features the Arlington Police Department’s Bridge Kids program. The Bridge Kids is an…

Arlington Police Department Releases 2018 Annual Report

The Arlington Police Department is pleased to release the 2018 Annual Report. Throughout this report, you will find stories of compassion, heroism, and how the department serves the community each and every day. The Annual Report includes crime trends and strategic goals along with stories and accomplishments from the past…

Tower 8 Helps Arlington Fire Department Reach New Heights

The Arlington Fire Department recently invested in its largest vehicle ever – an 83,000-pound bucket truck that is designed to provide better protection for both firefighters and citizens. The vehicle, dubbed Tower 8, is significantly larger and heavier than a standard fire engine, which is about 35 feet long and 11…

Arlington Police Celebrate Officer, Community Accomplishments at Awards Ceremony

The Arlington Police Department honored officers, professional staff employees, and business and community partners during the annual awards ceremony today at the Esports Stadium Arlington & Expo Center. Clarice Tinsley, anchor of KDFW Fox 4 News, was the emcee of the awards ceremony. Employees received awards in several categories, including officer…

Act of Kindness: Arlington Officers Pitch In to Help Widow Spruce Up Property

Arlington police officers Emilio Rivera, Jeremy Lee, Leonard Moon, and Sgt. Robert Robertson recently received information that an elderly lady was facing citations for code violations at her home. The woman was on a fixed income and had a fence that needed repairs along with some brush around her yard that…

On the Clock with the Arlington Police Department Aviation Unit

On the Clock is a show that gives residents an inside look at the hard work city employees do every day to make Arlington a better community to live, learn, work and play. This month’s episode, hosted by City Manager Trey Yelverton, gives residents a behind-the-scenes look at the Arlington Police Department’s…

Lt. David Culhane Memorial Scholarship to Help Future Firefighters Achieve Dreams

A new scholarship fund has been established at Tarrant County College Fire Service Training Center in memory of Lt. David Culhane, the City of Arlington’s longest-tenured firefighter. Lt. Culhane, who lost his battle with cancer last July, retired from the Arlington Fire Department in April 2017 with 38 years of service.…

On the Clock with the City of Arlington’s EMS System & Ambulance Services

On the Clock is a show that gives residents an inside look at the hard work city employees do every day to make Arlington a better community to live, learn, work and play. This month’s episode, hosted by City Manager Trey Yelverton, gives residents a behind-the-scenes look at the City’s Emergency Medical Services…