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Congratulations to 40 New Graduates of Citizens Police Academy

The Arlington Police Department celebrates the accomplishments of 40 residents.  All of them finished the Arlington Citizens Police Academy program and were awarded certificates of completion during a graduation ceremony recently in Council Chamber. Photographers and cellphone cameras captured the excitement as each graduate stepped forward to shake hands with police…

Arlington Police Join Nextdoor

When a 55-year-old man with dementia wandered away from his south Arlington neighborhood a few weeks ago, the man’s photo was posted on Facebook, Twitter and Nextdoor. Within minutes, information was shared with many others. By nightfall, he was found safe. Last month, the Arlington Police Department announced its participation in…

Annual APD Awards Ceremony recognizes police employees’ achievements

Each year the Arlington Police Department hosts an awards ceremony to honor the dedication and extraordinary accomplishments of our police employees. WFAA-TV sports anchor Dale Hansen hosted the lunchtime celebration, which occurred at HighPoint Church yesterday. This deserving group of honorees – both nominees and award recipients – went above…

Lights at Interlochen start Dec. 14, 2013

Interlochen, a popular holiday lights tradition in Arlington, returns Saturday, Dec. 14. The Arlington Police Department will assist with traffic to ensure safe travel through neighborhoods. Traffic posts will be staffed by officers from 7 p. m. to 11 p. m. each night beginning Dec. 14 through Christmas night. More than 200…