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Arlington, Texas Advances in National Ranking of U.S. Cities Who Participate in National Night Out

The National Association of Town Watch (NATW) has published its 2016 ranking of U. S. cities who hosted National Night Out activities this year. This week, Arlington moves up one place to finish second in the national comparison of cities with populations greater than 300,000 people. National Night Out is a celebration…

APD Introduces New Dog Walker Watch Program

The Arlington Police Department Crime Prevention Unit introduces a new program that involves neighbors watching for crime with their four-legged friends. The new Dog Walker Watch is sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch.  Neighbors are trained to assist their local law enforcement agencies in crime prevention and safety. While walking their dogs,  if they see suspicious activity, they report…

Fallen Officers Remembered

Fallen officers remembered, honored at Heroes ParkIn the more than 100-year history of the Arlington Police Department, eight Arlington officers have made the ultimate sacrifice. In recognition for the officers who died in the line of duty, each year the community comes together along with police employees and family to…

Expanding social media participation to include Nextdoor Arlington

The Arlington Police Department has a lengthy history of finding innovative ways to communicate directly with the community, including our strong presence on social media. Tomorrow the department is expanding that presence by going into Arlington’s virtual neighborhoods of Nextdoor. By joining the private social network for neighborhoods, Nextdoor, Arlington’s Crime…

This weekend properly dispose of prescription, over-the-counter drugs during Drug Take-Back event

The Arlington Police Department is participating this weekend in the National Drug Take-Back initiative, a regular Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)-sponsored event. Arlington residents are encouraged to properly dispose of unused and unwanted prescription drugs that have collected in their homes. On Saturday, April 26, 2014, from 10 a. m. until 2…