Four Arlington County police officers, two sheriff’s deputies, and a 9-1-1 dispatcher were honored this week for their exemplary work in responding to people in a mental health crisis when on a call or on the job.
Emergency Management News
The test will trigger a loud noise and text message on cell phones and enabled mobile devices throughout the National Capital Region between 10-11 a.m.
Arlington will participate in the regional test of the Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) system, scheduled for April 5, 2018.
The County Auditor made specific recommendations for reducing overtime costs in the ECC.
Currently, Mr. Miller is Director of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness for the City of New Orleans.
The Arlington County Board acted on dozens of items at its October 21, 2017 Meeting.
The two jurisdictions advance the regional goals of inter-operability to better serve their communities.
County Board Chair Jay Fisette will speak at the Arlington Chamber of Commerce’s Crystal City event.
Arlington County hosts a new, one-of-a-kind summer camp this month for teen girls ages 13-17 to explore careers and leadership roles in the emergency management profession.
The Arlington Network for Community Readiness, run by the County’s Office of Emergency Management, is seeking Arlington residents to help with critical disaster preparations and to support OEM when serious events occur.