Category Archives: Public Safety

Arlington Police, Water Utilities Host Drug Take-Back Event October 28

Got drugs? Residents are encouraged to turn in their expired and unused medications for anonymous, safe disposal between 10 a. m. and 2 p. m. Saturday, October 28, 2017. Collection sites North Police District, 620 W. Division Street 817-459-5600 Walgreens Pharmacy, 4400 W. Green Oaks Blvd 817-563-0142 East Police District, 2001 New York Ave. 817-459-5803 South Police District, 1030…

More National Night Out Highlights and Award-Winning Crime Bulletin in This Month’s Issue

Residents can read more about this year’s National Night Out event in the October issue of the On Call newsletter. Also in this issue, the Arlington Police Department updates the community on Senate Bill 4, a crime bulletin wins an international analytical competition and Mentoring Arlington Youth at Workman Junior High…

Despite the Rain, Arlington Police’s National Night Out Continues to Shine

Despite the heavy rainfall, neighbors stepped out Tuesday night to celebrate community.“We are thrilled to have the rain and to see so many of our neighbors come out,” said Barrie Page-Hill, the organizer of her neighborhood’s first National Night Out gathering at Julia Burgen Park. With hot dogs on the grill,…

Record Number of Arlington Neighborhoods Register for National Night Out 2017

A new record has been set in Arlington. As of Monday, Oct. 2, Arlington residents have registered 217 National Night Out gatherings with the Arlington Police Department. The record to beat was 196 set in October 2016. This year, National Night Out is Tuesday, Oct. 3. The APD Crime Prevention Unit…

Mentoring Arlington Youth Program Kickoff to Include Female Participants

The Arlington Police Department and its community partners have launched the 2017-18 Mentoring Arlington Youth program at Workman Junior High School. A kickoff held September 13 paired adult mentors with seventh and eighth grade students. This year, the Mentoring Arlington Youth Program expanded to include girls.  Their first meeting will…

Ask Arlington: Enjoy National Night Out with Arlington Police on Oct. 3, 2017

“Ask Arlington” is a show dedicated to answering the questions you have about what’s happening in our city. Each week, on the City’s social media pages, we’ll let you know what the topic of the “Ask Arlington” episode will be. All you have to do is post your question and we’ll…

Emerald Park Neighborhood Watch is Ready for National Night Out

The Arlington Police Department recently profiled the Emerald Park Neighborhood Watch in its latest edition of On Call, a community news publication shared on the department’s website. In this quiet, south Arlington neighborhood, residents watch out for one another. It’s been this way since 1987 when a hand full of homeowners organized the…

Hurricane Response, Emerald Park and More Inside The On Call Newsletter

Inside this month’s issue, read how two caravans of Arlington police officers have deployed to the Greater Houston Area to assist in Hurricane Harvey Response efforts. The second in a two-part series takes readers inside the Emerald Park Neighborhood Watch who is preparing for National Night Out 2017. Also in…

More Arlington Officers to Deploy to Hurricane Harvey Affected Communities

The Arlington Police Department’s response to Hurricane Harvey became clearer on Thursday. More officers are needed to join a massive search and rescue effort that includes National Guardsmen from multiple states, thousands of Texas guardsmen, active-duty troops and U. S. Coast Guard air and ground teams. On Friday morning, two dozen additional officers…