All posts by Office of Communication

Fatality Crash

The Arlington Police Department responded to a major crash in the 1400 block of East Pioneer Parkway (Spur 303) involving a vehicle and a pedestrian on Friday, September 28, 2018 at 7:57 p. m. Officers arrived and found a woman lying in the roadway. She was transported to a local hospital…

Hate Crimes Training & Panel

The Arlington Police Department in coordination with the Matthew Shepard Foundation, Lawyers’ Committee For Civil Rights Under Law, Civil Rights Enforcement Associates, and the International Association of Chiefs of Police – Human and Civil Rights Committee is proud to announce an upcoming Hate Crimes Training & Panel on Thursday, September…

COPS Office Grant Affords Department Opportunity to Create New Gun Crimes Unit

In November of 2017, the U. S. Department of Justice, Office of Community Oriented Police Services (C. O. P. S.) grant funded an additional 15 sworn officer positions in the Arlington Police Department. The new officers have enhanced the department’s community policing goals and allowed for the restructuring of veteran resources to investigate a…

Two APD 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…

Possible Serial Suspect in North Texas

The Police Departments from Arlington, Haltom City, Euless, and Hurst are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a potential serial suspect that has assaulted and groped several jogging victims on multiple occasions. Based upon similarities in the jurisdictions, the suspect is described as an African-American male, 16-25 years old and…

Cops Office Publishes “Arlington, TX: A Community Policing Story” Video And Publication

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, Texas. The publication and video, “Arlington, TX: A Community Policing Story,” provides a glimpse into our department’s…