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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…

Mark your calendars now! Officers and community members from across North Texas are invited to attend a panel discussion with Dr. John M. Perkins on Monday, May 9, 2016 at Cornerstone Baptist Church in Arlington, TX. Dr. Perkins is a world renowned author, speaker and leader of issues on racial…

Police Awards Ceremony Salutes the Best

The Arlington Police Department Awards Ceremony at the Arlington Convention Center on Feb. 24 was a tribute to service excellence. This event was sponsored by the Arlington Police Foundation and the John V. and Jeri McMillan Memorial Fund. Awards were presented to those whose exemplary service contributed to the overall success of…