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Five Arlington Police Officers Honored at State Capitol

Five Arlington Police Officers were honored today at the State Capitol in Austin by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement for a variety of outstanding police work. Deputy Chief Tarrick McGuire received the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Achievement Award for Public Service. Lieutenant Kyle Dishko received the Texas Commission…

APD Honored For Work With Youth

Investing in the lives of the next generation is something the Arlington Police Department takes to heart. The APD works with many groups throughout the city to make that impact and today the Arlington Alliance for Youth along with First Rate Living honored Officer Jeff Lee and Sharon Jones of…

Police Memorial Service Honors Fallen Officers

The Arlington Police Department held its annual Police Memorial Service to honor its eight fallen officers. The event honored the brave service and sacrifice of Officers James Evan Johnson, Gary D. Harl, Terry Lynn Lewis, Jerry J. Crocker, Craig Hanking, Joseph Cushman, Craig Gordon Story and Jillian Michelle Smith. Police Chief…

Cultural Celebration Involves Health and Safety

Colorful art, music and cuisine are important parts of the Asian culture and this year’s annual festivities also involved public safety. The Asian Egg Roll Festival took center stage at the Ben Thanh Plaza in the East Police District last month. In addition to entertainment and food, the weekend also included lots of…

Feeling Appreciated at First Responder Breakfast

Officers from across the city were recently invited to attend the Third Annual First Responder Appreciation Breakfast hosted by St. Joseph Catholic School. Students served breakfast and juice to patrol officers, firefighters and paramedics. This was their way of showing appreciation for the work we do to help others.“How can we ever adequately thank…

Four Officers to be Honored With Star of Texas Awards for Bravery

Four Arlington police officers were honored in Austin on September 11. Texas Governor Greg Abbott presented Star of Texas Awards to Lieutenant Michael Moses, Corporal Elise Bowden and Officers Edward Johnston and Jason Heisel in a ceremony at the Texas House of Representatives Chamber. The Star of Texas Award honors peace officers, firefighters and emergency medical first responders who…

Inside the Emerald Park Neighborhood Watch

Second in a two-part series that follows Arlington neighborhoods as they prepare for National Night Out on Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017. 7:30 p. m. Tuesday, August 8, 2017Patti Noe welcomes neighbors into her home.  She greets some on the front lawn. It’s time to gather inside to start planning National Night Out 2017. The family room is full for this…