All posts by Cheryel Carpenter

A New On Call Newsletter is Out

Inside this month’s On Call newsletter,  more public safety news and information from the Arlington Police Department. Read how Arlington PD is helping to lead the way in advancing community policing in America. Also in this issue, one neighborhood waits free pizza for National Night Out and we spotlight another good example of…

Two Arlington Officers Honored for Bravery

Congratulations!  Texas Governor Greg Abbott has presented two Arlington Police Officers with Star of Texas awards. The award honors peace officers, firefighters, and emergency medical first responders who are seriously injured or killed in the line of duty. The Star of Texas Award was presented to 57 first responders during a ceremony in Austin…

Shooting Suspect Apprehended

Updated Release as of 1 a. m. Sept. 19, 2016: The suspect did not provide truthful identifying information and has now been identified as 28-year-old Luis Aron Soto, still believed to be the victim’s brother, after a fingerprint search in the jail. The victim was pronounced deceased tonight so the charge for Mr. Soto…

Arlington Officers Inspire Success on the Field and In Life

A new season for high school sports is underway across the city and the Arlington Police Department teams up with the Arlington ISD to help build a winning attitude on and off the field. Arlington officers are mentoring student athletes through a program called Coach 5-0. Officers attend practices, workouts, and games, serving as mentors to help teens make good decisions.…

Fatality Crash Involving Motorcycle

The Arlington Police Department responded to a crash on Sunday, August 21, 2016 around 11:00 p. m. in the 2500 block of E. Abram Street. A motorcycle was traveling westbound on Abram Street when it collided with a tractor trailer that was pulling out onto the roadway. The commercial vehicle was…