He is now one of three dogs in Virginia that are certified in electronic detection.
On June 4, 2021, the Arlington County Manager Mark Schwartz announced his pick for the top law enforcement officer in Arlington County, Chief Charles “Andy” Penn. As Sheriff, I have worked closely with Andy Penn throughout his various roles within the Arlington County Police Department. I have seen firsthand his commitment to being actively engaged […]
The public is invited to a virtual ceremony honoring Arlington’s seven fallen law enforcement officers during National Police Week.
Relatives and friends will regain the ability to visit loved ones in person beginning May 1.
The Arlington County Sheriff’s Office has begun its own internal investigation.
Only one staff member tested positive among the 470 people tested.
Note: Some information (2nd paragraph) was inadvertently missing from the first version that was posted. It is included below. Sheriff Beth Arthur announces all Sheriff’s Office staff and inmates housed at the Arlington County Detention Facility will be tested for COVID-19 on December 10th and 11th by the Virginia National Guard. RELATED: Agency Protocols to […]
An inmate in the Arlington County Detention Center (ACDF) has tested positive for COVID-19. The individual is doing well and the medical contractor of the Detention Center will be closely managing his symptoms.
The Arlington County Sheriff’s Office is pleased to announce that 47 staff members were recognized on November 10, 2020, at the Arlington County Peace Officers Memorial, outside of the Courthouse. Each of them was presented with military service commendation bars, that they can wear proudly on their uniforms, displaying one of the five branches that […]
The Arlington County Sheriff’s Office has met all applicable Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) standards following an audit that was conducted earlier this year.