The Arlington County Police Department is now accepting applications for the 24th Citizen’s Police Academy (CPA). The CPA is an educational program designed to create better understanding and communication between police and the community they serve.
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The Arlington County Police Department has partnered with 1st Responder Canine (FRK9), a Virginia based non-profit organization, to train a future service dog.
As Tropical Storm Isaias draws closer to our region, the Arlington County Department of Public Safety Communications and Emergency Management (DPSCEM) is encouraging all residents to prepare now. Governor Ralph Northam declared a state of emergency beginning Monday, Aug. 3, and the National Weather Service (NWS) officially issued a Tropical Storm Warning for Arlington County until further notice. […]
In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Arlington County Police Department added 15 new officers to its ranks, following the graduation of Session 142 from the Northern Virginia Criminal Justice Training Academy (NVCJA) and their completion of additional, supplementary local training.
Arlington County will ticket pedestrians who fail to socially distance on public streets.
Diana Fetterer joined the Arlington County Sheriff’s Department as a member of the newly established Behavioral Health Docket Team.
Motor vehicle thefts are on the rise as thieves target cars left running unattended and those parked with keys left inside. Police are sharing simple ways motorists can help reduce thefts and protect their property.
Chief Farr Retires after 30 Years Police Chief Murray “Jay” Farr announced that he would retire on September 4, after serving in the Arlington County Police Department for 30 years. Chief Farr has provided leadership as Arlington’s Chief of Police since May of 2015. During his time as Chief, he has focused on community engagement, […]
An Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force investigation by federal, state and local agencies has resulted in the arrest of an Arlington man.
Arlington County Police deploy Nasal Naloxone (also known as Narcan®) as incidents involving opioids begin to rise.