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September 08, 2014

Media Alert: Arlington Remembers 9/11

Arlington County Government invites residents to join their neighbors, County officials and first responders to commemorate the lives that were lost in the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, and express gratitude to all those who responded that day.
Arlington Certifies First Two Commercial Buildings for First Responder Network
April 22, 2014

Arlington Certifies First Two Commercial Buildings for First Responder Network

Chairman Jay Fisette and Arlington’s public safety chiefs today presented Monday Properties (for 1812 N. Moore Street) and Penzance (for 3001/3003 Washington Blvd.) with the County’s first certifications for public safety operable communications within a commercial building. The installation of the First Responder Network enables public safety officials – including fire, rescue, and police – to communicate within the building during any emergency.
August 23, 2013

Arlington to Hold Sept. 11 Commemoration Ceremony

Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, 9:30 a.m. at Courthouse Plaza In recognition of 184 victims at the Pentagon Open to the public ARLINGTON, Va. --- Arlington County will hold a ceremony to commemorate the 184 victims who lost their lives at the Pentagon on ...
June 18, 2013

Arlington County Board Authorizes Joint Venture with MWAA on Firearms Training Facility

The 25-year agreement with the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA) will provide the Police Department and Sheriff’s Office with a firing range and training facility on the property of Dulles International Airport. The training facility will include two 25-lane, 50-yard open firing ranges, along with a 300-yard rifle deck.
August 31, 2012

Arlington County Takes Additional Street Safety Precautions as Students Head Back to School

ARLINGTON, Va. – Responding to the Arlington Public School Board’s 2012-2013 transportation decision, Arlington County government today announced new measures to raise driver awareness and help ensure the safety of students and parents walking to County schools.
June 18, 2012

Arlington County Police Receive Crisis Intervention Team Award

Five members of the Arlington County Police Department have been recognized for their outstanding work in responding to calls that involve people in mental health crisis.
November 29, 2011

Dept. of Homeland Security Grants to Fund Anti-Terrorism Efforts in Arlington, Across Region

The Arlington County Board today authorized the County Manager to accept two grants from the Dept. of Homeland Security that will fund regional anti-terrorism efforts administered by the Arlington County Police Department.
April 26, 2011

Arlington County Board Amends Towing Ordinance

The Arlington County Board voted to amend the Trespass Towing Ordinance, requiring more information on towing signs and raising the maximum base towing fee to $125.
December 09, 2009

Federal Government Fully Reimburses Arlington’s Inauguration Expenses

Federal Government Fully Reimburses Arlington’s Inauguration Expenses
October 24, 2009

Arlington County Receives Federal Funding for Gang Prevention

A grant for $250,000 from the U.S. Department of Justice will help the County expand its gang prevention efforts, County Board Chairman Barbara Favola said today.
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