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Motor vehicle thefts are on the rise as thieves target cars left running unattended and those parked with keys left insi...
07/28/2020
Police Warn Against Leaving Vehicles Running Unattended or With Keys Inside - Newsroom

Motor vehicle thefts are on the rise as thieves target cars left running unattended and those parked with keys left inside. Of the 31 vehicles reported stolen in the month of July, nine were running unattended and 12 were unlocked with keys left inside. The Arlington County Police Department is sharing information on how these crimes occur and simple ways motorists can help reduce thefts and protect their property.

Additional information including method of theft and crime prevention tips are available in our newsroom.

https://newsroom.arlingtonva.us/release/police-warn-against-leaving-vehicles-running-unattended-or-with-keys-inside/

Motor vehicle thefts are rising as thieves target cars left running unattended and those parked with keys left inside. Police are sharing ways to reduce thefts.

An Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force investigation by federal, state and local agencies has resulted in...
07/23/2020
Arlington Man Arrested on Five Counts of Child Pornography - Newsroom

An Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force investigation by federal, state and local agencies has resulted in the arrest of an Arlington man on five counts of Possession of Child Pornography. Full details are available in our newsroom.

https://newsroom.arlingtonva.us/release/arlington-man-arrested-on-five-counts-of-child-pornography/

An Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force investigation by federal, state and local agencies has resulted in the arrest of an Arlington man.

ACPD Officers are using the lifesaving drug Nasal Naloxone (also known as Narcan®) to reverse overdoses as incidents inv...
07/23/2020
Police Use Lifesaving Drug to Reverse Overdoses as Cases Begin to Rise - Newsroom

ACPD Officers are using the lifesaving drug Nasal Naloxone (also known as Narcan®) to reverse overdoses as incidents involving opioids begin to rise. The opioid crisis remains a significant issue facing our community. The ACPD is sharing information and resources to promote awareness, prevention and action to ultimately save lives.

https://newsroom.arlingtonva.us/release/police-use-lifesaving-drug-to-reverse-overdoses-as-cases-begin-to-rise/

Arlington County Police deploy Nasal Naloxone (also known as Narcan®) as incidents involving opioids begin to rise in the County.

Popsicle with the Police! With temperatures in the 90s this week, Detective Brooks and Detective Soules with our School ...
07/23/2020

Popsicle with the Police! With temperatures in the 90s this week, Detective Brooks and Detective Soules with our School Resource Officers Unit have been distributing a summertime treat and chatting with Arlington's youth! 🍦

ACPD’s Community Outreach Team is proud to work alongside our partner agencies to address food insecurity during COVID-1...
07/19/2020

ACPD’s Community Outreach Team is proud to work alongside our partner agencies to address food insecurity during COVID-19.

The Cooperative for a Hunger Free Arlington is working to ensure that all residents who need food assistance have access to available resources. For additional information and resources, visit https://www.arlingtonva.us/covid-19/food-assistance/.

With food the top concern for many of our residents, we are grateful to so many amazing partners for generously donating their time and energy to distribute food to needy families. Each week, The Arlington County Police Department joins us to help hand out hundreds of boxes of shelf stable food that is donated through the Arlington County Virginia – Government Hunger Free Arlington program and the Capital Area Food Bank. This initiative serves families up and down Columbia Pike. We are also thankful for a very generous new partner, the Glebe Garden. Across the street from our newest building, The Apex, the community garden is donating and delivering fresh produce to our residents twice a week. Arlington is such a wonderfully generous community!!

ACPD's Homicide Robbery Unit is announcing the arrest of two suspects for their involvement in a triple shooting in Arli...
07/18/2020
Police Investigate Triple Shooting in Arlington Heights - Newsroom

ACPD's Homicide Robbery Unit is announcing the arrest of two suspects for their involvement in a triple shooting in Arlington Heights on June 28, 2020 that left one victim deceased and two victims with minor injuries.

Christopher Rather, 27, of Oxen Hill, MD, and Franklin Lambright, 27, of Temple Hills, MD, have been charged with Murder and are being held in Prince George’s County, Maryland pending extradition back to the Commonwealth of Virginia. Additional charges are pending.

The suspects were apprehended with the assistance of the Prince George’s County Police Department and the FBI Violent Crimes Task Force.

This incident remains an active criminal investigation and anyone with information is asked to contact police at 703-228-4180 or [email protected]. Information may also be provided anonymously through the Arlington County Crime Solvers hotline at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477).

https://newsroom.arlingtonva.us/release/police-investigate-triple-shooting-in-arlington-heights/

The Arlington County Police Department’s Homicide/Robbery Unit is investigating a shooting that took place in the early morning hours of June 28, 2020.

Arlington County Police Department’s Critical Accident Team (CAT) continues to investigate a fatal pedestrian crash that...
07/16/2020
Police Investigate Fatal Pedestrian Crash in Aurora Highlands - Newsroom

Arlington County Police Department’s Critical Accident Team (CAT) continues to investigate a fatal pedestrian crash that occurred on Wednesday, July 15 in the Aurora Highlands neighborhood.

Full details are available in our newsroom.

https://newsroom.arlingtonva.us/release/police-investigate-fatal-pedestrian-crash-in-aurora-highlands/

The Police Department continues to investigate a fatal pedestrian crash that occurred on Wednesday, July 15 in the Aurora Highlands neighborhood.

Help us Fill the Cruiser with food for the Arlington Food Assistance Center (AFAC)! The Community Resources Section will...
07/15/2020

Help us Fill the Cruiser with food for the Arlington Food Assistance Center (AFAC)! The Community Resources Section will host a drive-thru food drive at three locations to support AFAC and their work to ensure that households in our community have access to supplemental groceries. Join us from 6-8 p.m. on August 11 at the Westover Baptist Church of Arlington, Virginia (1125 Patrick Henry Drive), Police Headquarters (1425 N. Courthouse Road) and Giant Food (2901 S. Glebe Road).

Details: https://bit.ly/3fuSB7m

ACPD announces the release of the 2019 Annual Report. The report is a showcase for the initiatives, programs and accompl...
07/10/2020

ACPD announces the release of the 2019 Annual Report. The report is a showcase for the initiatives, programs and accomplishments of the Department and its personnel throughout the year, as well as crime and transportation safety data. The report is organized into three sections, which reflect the key initiatives adopted by the Department in 2016—crime prevention and control, transportation safety and community engagement.

Press Release: https://newsroom.arlingtonva.us/release/police-department-publishes-2019-annual-report/

Annual Report:https://arlingtonva.s3.amazonaws.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/35/2020/07/2019-Annual-Report-Arlington-County-Police-Department.pdf

ACPD's Critical Accident Team is investigating a fatal crash that occurred at approximately 9:00 p.m. on July 7 in the a...
07/08/2020
Police Investigate Fatal Crash in Barcroft Neighborhood - Newsroom

ACPD's Critical Accident Team is investigating a fatal crash that occurred at approximately 9:00 p.m. on July 7 in the area of the W&OD trail in the 4800 block of 8th Street S.

Details: https://newsroom.arlingtonva.us/release/police-investigate-fatal-crash-in-barcroft-neighborhood/

The Arlington County Police Department’s Critical Accident Team is investigating a fatal single vehicle crash that occurred on the evening of July 7, 2020.

Following a testing and evaluation period in March, the Department began wearing new, navy blue Class A uniforms today, ...
07/06/2020

Following a testing and evaluation period in March, the Department began wearing new, navy blue Class A uniforms today, July 6. The patrol and K9 unit uniforms remain unchanged.

https://bit.ly/2VRPlvg

ACPD's Critical Accident Team continues to investigate a fatal single vehicle crash involving a motorcycle, which occurr...
07/04/2020
Police Investigate Fatal Motorcycle Crash on Walter Reed Drive - Newsroom

ACPD's Critical Accident Team continues to investigate a fatal single vehicle crash involving a motorcycle, which occurred the evening of July 3, 2020, in the area of Walter Reed Drive at S. Wakefield Street.

This is an ongoing investigation and anyone with information related to this incident is asked to contact Detective J. Bartholomew of the Arlington County Police Department’s Critical Accident Team at 703-228-7012 or [email protected].

News Release: https://newsroom.arlingtonva.us/release/police-investigate-fatal-motorcycle-crash-on-walter-reed-drive/

The Arlington County Police Department’s Critical Accident Team is investigating a fatal single vehicle crash involving a motorcycle, that occurred on the evening of July 3, 2020

Happy 4th of July from the Lyon Village Parade 🇺🇸! Col. Ed Brant, who has driven his Model A car in the parade for years...
07/04/2020

Happy 4th of July from the Lyon Village Parade 🇺🇸! Col. Ed Brant, who has driven his Model A car in the parade for years, was honored as this year’s Parade Marshal!

The Community Policing Act, Virginia House Bill 1250, takes effect July 1, 2020. This law requires law enforcement and S...
06/30/2020
Arlington Announces Compliance with Virginia Community Policing Act - Newsroom

The Community Policing Act, Virginia House Bill 1250, takes effect July 1, 2020. This law requires law enforcement and State Police to collect certain information from the driver during all motor vehicle (traffic) stops and investigatory stops and prohibits law enforcement officers and State Police from engaging in bias-based policing.

Details in the full news release: https://newsroom.arlingtonva.us/release/arlington-announces-compliance-with-virginia-community-policing-act/

The Arlington County Police Department will comply with the requirements of the Community Policing Act and begin collecting required data on July 1, 2020.

Effective July 1, 2020, there are new laws taking effect to help ensure the safety of all who use our roadways. Learn mo...
06/30/2020

Effective July 1, 2020, there are new laws taking effect to help ensure the safety of all who use our roadways. Learn more about legislative changes to protect pedestrians and other vulnerable road users:

TRAFFIC ALERT: The Arlington County Police Department may implement multiple road closures in partnership with other are...
06/29/2020
TRAFFIC ALERT: July 4th Road Closures - Newsroom

TRAFFIC ALERT: The Arlington County Police Department may implement multiple road closures in partnership with other area law enforcement agencies on July 4, 2020. As of July 1, 2020, Arlington County will have entered Phase 3 of the Forward Virginia plan for re-opening, which continues to promote that you are safer at home. These closures may be implemented to ensure the safe movement of motorists and pedestrians in the area of viewing points for events held in celebration of Independence Day in Washington D.C.

Details: https://newsroom.arlingtonva.us/release/traffic-alert-july-4th-road-closures-5/

The Arlington County Police Department may implement multiple road closures in partnership with other area law enforcement agencies on July 4, 2020.

The Arlington County Police Department's Homicide/Robbery Unit continues to investigate a shooting that occurred in the ...
06/28/2020
Police Investigate Triple Shooting in Arlington Heights - Newsroom

The Arlington County Police Department's Homicide/Robbery Unit continues to investigate a shooting that occurred in the early morning hours of June 28, 2020 on Columbia Pike, leaving two victims with minor injuries and one victim deceased. Anyone with information is asked to call 703-228-4180 or email [email protected].

Additional details are available in the news release: https://bit.ly/38bkz57

The Arlington County Police Department’s Homicide/Robbery Unit is investigating a shooting that took place in the early morning hours of June 28, 2020.

ACPD has created a fact sheet highlighting how we train officers to de-escalate incidents and safely resolve situations....
06/26/2020

ACPD has created a fact sheet highlighting how we train officers to de-escalate incidents and safely resolve situations. You can find this and other resources on how we work to engage the community, build a diverse workforce, train our officers, and ensure accountability and transparency on our website: https://police.arlingtonva.us/commitment-to-the-community/

Today we celebrate all the fathers, grandfathers and father figures who make a difference in our lives! We appreciate al...
06/21/2020

Today we celebrate all the fathers, grandfathers and father figures who make a difference in our lives! We appreciate all you do and hope you have a wonderful Father's Day!

06/18/2020

Over the weekend, ACPD and Cherrydale Volunteer Fire Department we’re invited to help celebrate Logan’s 3rd Birthday with a vehicle parade! 🚔🚒

ACPD's Homeless Outreach Program continues to partner with the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority in a joint eff...
06/18/2020

ACPD's Homeless Outreach Program continues to partner with the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority in a joint effort to connect unsheltered individuals with available services and resources.

Learn more about Arlington's Homeless Outreach Coalition and how we're working to ensure one of our most vulnerable populations continues to receive critical resources to keep them healthy and safe during this public health emergency. https://newsroom.arlingtonva.us/release/arlington-launches-homeless-outreach-coalition/

TRAFFIC ADVISORY: On Thursday, June 18, ACPD will support Senior Graduation Parades for Arlington Public Schools Wakefie...
06/16/2020

TRAFFIC ADVISORY: On Thursday, June 18, ACPD will support Senior Graduation Parades for Arlington Public Schools Wakefield High School and Washington-Liberty High School. Traffic around the schools will be impacted. The public can expect to see increased vehicle and pedestrian traffic in the surrounding neighborhoods.

For full details, please visit our newsroom: https://newsroom.arlingtonva.us/release/traffic-alert-senior-graduation-parades/

ACPD has developed a fact sheet on our restrictive use of force policies. You can find additional resources, including o...
06/16/2020

ACPD has developed a fact sheet on our restrictive use of force policies. You can find additional resources, including our Written Directives Manual on our website: https://police.arlingtonva.us/commitment-to-the-community/

A direct link to the fact sheet is available:https://arlingtonva.s3.amazonaws.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/11/2020/06/Restrictive-Use-of-Force-Policies.pdf

Each day, our agency strives to provide professional law enforcement services to the Arlington community. Learn more abo...
06/15/2020

Each day, our agency strives to provide professional law enforcement services to the Arlington community. Learn more about how we work to engage the community, build a diverse workforce, train our officers to de-escalate situations, and ensure accountability and transparency.

https://police.arlingtonva.us/commitment-to-the-community/

Each Thursday, ACPD’s Community Outreach Unit assists AHC Affordable Housing fill bags with food supplied by Arlington F...
06/13/2020

Each Thursday, ACPD’s Community Outreach Unit assists AHC Affordable Housing fill bags with food supplied by Arlington Food Assistance Center (AFAC) for distribution to Arlington families in need!

With great sadness, Arlington County Police announce the passing of retired K9 Jack. K9 Jack loyally served the Arlingto...
06/11/2020

With great sadness, Arlington County Police announce the passing of retired K9 Jack. K9 Jack loyally served the Arlington community from 2007 to 2017. He was trained in explosive detection and during his years of service, he worked every Marine Corps Marathon, Independence Day celebration, as well as numerous other special details and events. We kindly ask that you keep K9 Jack and his handler in your thoughts.

Arlington County Police Chief, Arlington Coalition of Police and the Arlington Police Beneficiary Association issue join...
06/02/2020
Statement from the Police Chief, Union and Association Regarding the Death of Mr. George Floyd - Newsroom

Arlington County Police Chief, Arlington Coalition of Police and the Arlington Police Beneficiary Association issue joint statement regarding the Death of Mr. George Floyd

https://newsroom.arlingtonva.us/release/statement-from-the-police-chief-union-and-association-regarding-the-death-of-mr-george-floyd/

The Chief of Police, Union and Association issue joint statement to the Arlington Community on the death of Mr. George Floyd.

Help reduce the opportunity for theft with the 9PM Routine. Conduct a security check and verify:✅Valuables are secured✅H...
06/01/2020
9 P.M. Routine - Police

Help reduce the opportunity for theft with the 9PM Routine.

Conduct a security check and verify:

✅Valuables are secured
✅Home and vehicle are locked
✅Outdoor lights, security systems and cameras are activated
✅Spare keys are removed from vehicles

https://police.arlingtonva.us/9pmroutine

Burglaries and thefts are often crimes of opportunity with thieves taking advantage of unsecured doors and windows to steal items left unattended or out in plain view. In July 2019, the Arlington County Police Department joined police departments throughout the country in a public safety campaign....

UPDATE 6/2/20: The suspected driver has been located. The investigation is ongoing and charges are anticipated at a late...
05/31/2020

UPDATE 6/2/20: The suspected driver has been located. The investigation is ongoing and charges are anticipated at a later date. In accordance with Virginia law, the suspect’s identity is not releasable due to age.

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ACPD seeks the public’s assistance attempting to identify a vehicle and its occupants suspected in a hit and run collision.

On May 29 at approximately 1:30 p.m., police were dispatched to the intersection of N. Vermont Street and N. Upshur Street for a hit and run collision which injured a juvenile female and killed a dog. The vehicle is believed to be a four-door, 2011-2014 Chrysler 200, black, with chrome front grill, tinted windows, blacked-out wheels, and an unknown-state temporary tag.

Anyone with information related to this investigation is asked to contact police.

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1425 N Court House Rd
Arlington, VA
22201

Courthouse Metro Stop off the Orange Line in Virginia.

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