Lauren Stienstra is the founder of HERricane Arlington, a summer program that gives high school-aged girls the knowledge and skills to survive disasters and to consider careers in emergency management and allied fields.
Public Safety News
The Washington Capitals brought the Stanley Cup to the Arlington County Police Department as they kicked-off their summer celebration.
ARLINGTON, Va. – The Arlington County Police Department, Virginia State Police, United States Park Police, and the Virginia Department of Transportation will close multiple roadways on Wednesday, July 4th, 2018. These closures are designed to facilitate the safe passage of large crowds for the Independence Day events and fireworks. The following roadways will be closed […]
ARLINGTON, Va. – The 23rd annual Columbia Pike Blues Festival will take place on Saturday, June 16, 2018 from 1 PM to 8:30 PM. The Arlington County Police Department will conduct the following road closures from approximately 7:30 AM to 10:00 PM to accommodate the event: Walter Reed Drive, from Columbia Pike to S. 9th Street. Motorists can […]
ARLINGTON, Va. – The 2018 ZERO Prostate Cancer Run/Walk/Dash for Dads 5K Race will take place on Saturday, June 16, 2018. The Arlington County Police Department will conduct the following road closures from approximately 7:00 AM to 11:00 AM to accommodate the event: South Joyce Street, between South 15th Street and Army Navy Drive Army […]
ARLINGTON, Va — Arlington County’s emergency responders are dedicated to keeping the public safe and see first-hand how the need for blood affects our community. On July 9, the Arlington County Police Department, Sheriff’s Office, Fire Department and Public Safety Communications and Emergency Management are partnering with Inova Blood Donor Services to host the annual […]
ARLINGTON, Va. – The Armed Forces Cycling Classic will take place on Sunday, June 10, 2018. The Arlington County Police Department will close several streets in Crystal City and Rosslyn throughout the day to accommodate the event. The following roads will be closed from approximately 4:30 AM until 5:00 P.M.: Crystal Drive, from S. 15th […]
ARLINGTON, Va. – The Arlington County Police Department will close several streets in Clarendon on Saturday, June 9th for the 2018 Clarendon Cup Classic bicycle race. The following roadways will be closed from 4:30 AM until approximately 4:00 PM: Wilson Blvd., from N. Fillmore Street to Washington Blvd. Clarendon Blvd., from Washington Blvd. to N. […]
ARLINGTON, VA – The Arlington County Police Department is hosting two Coffee with a Cop events, on June 19 and 20, providing the public with an opportunity to meet the new Community Outreach Teams. Coffee with a Cop is a national program with no speeches or agendas. It serves as an informal way for the […]
ARLINGTON, Va. – Arlington County has taken a proactive measure in the fight against prescription drug abuse by installing three permanent drug-take back boxes. The public can now safely and securely dispose of unused, unwanted or expired prescription medications 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 day a year. This disposal service is […]