ARLINGTON, VA – The Crystal City Twilighter 5K Race will be held on Saturday, July 22, 2017. The Arlington County Police Department will conduct the following road closures from approximately 6:00 p.m. to 11:15 p.m. Please plan accordingly. The following lane closures will be in effect between 6:00 p.m. and 10:30 p.m.: Northbound lanes of […]
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ARLINGTON, Va. – The Arlington County Police Department has arrested and charged a suspect for his involvement in an April 9, 2017 incident of dirt bikes and all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) being operated in Arlington County. Stephon Williams, 24, of Washington D.C. has been charged with felony eluding, concealing identity while wearing a mask, reckless driving, […]
ARLINGTON, VA – The 2017 All American Bar Crawl will take place on Saturday, July 1 in the Clarendon neighborhood. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 146 people were killed in drunk driving crashes during the 2015 Fourth of July Holiday. That’s they the Arlington County Police Department (ACPD) and the Washington Regional […]
County Board Chair Jay Fisette will speak at the Arlington Chamber of Commerce’s Crystal City event.
ARLINGTON, Va. – The Arlington County Police Department, Virginia State Police, United States Park Police, and the Virginia Department of Transportation will close several roadways on Tuesday, July 4th, 2017. These closures are designed to facilitate the safe passage of large crowds for the Independence Day events and fireworks. Listed below are the streets and […]
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.
UPDATE: At approximately 5:45 p.m. on Saturday, June 17, Daejon Tyrie Jones was taken into custody without incident at a residence in Stafford County, Virginia. Jones was apprehended with assistance by the United States Marshals Service and the Stafford County Sheriff’s Office and is being held in the Arlington County Detention Facility. UPDATE: The suspect, […]
ARLINGTON, Va. – The preliminary investigation into the officer involved shooting on May 17, 2017 has been completed. Chief M. Jay Farr announced today, “this incident remains an active police investigation, however, based on the information revealed during the preliminary investigation, we believe that our officers’ actions were prudent, reasonable and within our established guidelines.” […]
ARLINGTON, Va. – On Friday, June 23, 2017, the Arlington County Police Department will conduct a sobriety checkpoint. This enforcement effort is in support of the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) National campaign to combat drunk driving drunk driving by combining high-visibility enforcement with heightened public awareness through advertising and […]
ARLINGTON, Va. – On Thursday, June 15, 2017, the Arlington County Police Department, in conjunction with local law enforcement partners, participated in a discussion on regional law enforcement efforts aimed at reducing the growing heroin/opiate epidemic. As part of this effort, a variety of enforcement and education actions were taken by departments across the region. […]