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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.…

Arlington Welcomes Police Academy Class 50 Graduates

Congratulations! The City of Arlington welcomes the graduates of Police Academy Class 50.  On July 29, sixteen men and women completed a journey that began January 16 inside the Arlington Police Academy. After seven months of  physical and academic training, they have graduated from the Arlington Police Academy and have started …

National Night Out is Tuesday, Oct. 4

Arlington is getting ready for one of the biggest nights in crime prevention. National Night Out returns Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2016, and registration is now open for Arlington neighborhoods planning to host a block party or community gathering. To register, visit the APD home page under the Crime Prevention section. 

Arlington Police Department Chosen to Lead Efforts in Advancing Policing Practices around the Country

The United States Department of Justice and the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) has selected the Arlington Police Department to be one of fifteen law enforcement agencies nationwide that will serve as an exemplary implementation model for the President’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing. Arlington Mayor Jeff…

Race and Reconciliation: The Conversation Continues

This week, discussions on race and reconciliation continued in Arlington. Community forums on May 9 and May 10 featured prominent civil rights leader and author Dr. John Perkins. The audience included residents, city leaders, members of the law enforcement and faith based communities along with area youth. Arlington Mayor Jeff Williams welcomed…

Fallen Heroes Never Forgotten

On May 5, Arlington returned to Heroes Park to honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice. Every year, the Police Memorial Ceremony is a tribute to Arlington’s fallen officers. Family members in attendance were each presented a red rose. Following the presentation of colors by the APD Honor Guard and singing of…