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APD Receives First Place International Award for 2015 Annual Report

The Arlington Police Department was awarded First Place honors in the 2015 Annual Report Design Contest by the International Association of Law Enforcement Planners (IALEP). The department publishes an annual report to keep the community connected and engaged with the organizational efforts to make Arlington safer. Partnerships with the community…

APD Crime Scene Unit earns significant accreditation from ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board

The Arlington Police Department earned an international certification in Forensic Inspection after successfully completing all the requirements from the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) – American Society for Quality (ASQ) National Accreditation Board (ANAB). The ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Accreditation Board is a non-profit, non-governmental organization that provides accreditation services to…

Police communications from officer-involved shooting released in effort to address gross misrepresentations on social media

As detectives continue to investigate the officer-involved shooting that occurred on August 7, 2015, the Arlington Police Department is working to be as responsive as possible to questions from the community and address public concerns. As details of the investigation are confirmed, we will provide them to public and media…