Category Archives: News Releases

COPS Office Grant Affords Department Opportunity to Create New Gun Crimes Unit

In November of 2017, the U. S. Department of Justice, Office of Community Oriented Police Services (C. O. P. S.) grant funded an additional 15 sworn officer positions in the Arlington Police Department. The new officers have enhanced the department’s community policing goals and allowed for the restructuring of veteran resources to investigate a…

Possible Serial Suspect in North Texas

The Police Departments from Arlington, Haltom City, Euless, and Hurst are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a potential serial suspect that has assaulted and groped several jogging victims on multiple occasions. Based upon similarities in the jurisdictions, the suspect is described as an African-American male, 16-25 years old and…

Cops Office Publishes “Arlington, TX: A Community Policing Story” Video And Publication

The U. S. Department of Justice Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office) in coordination with Not In Our Town (NIOT) published a compelling piece about the way law enforcement services are provided in Arlington, Texas. The publication and video, “Arlington, TX: A Community Policing Story,” provides a glimpse into our department’s…