September 08, 2014
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.
August 19, 2014
The U.S. Department of Justice has recognized the Arlington County Detention Facility as the first jail in the National Capital Region to meet national Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) standards. The measures were established two years ago by a federal commission.
May 27, 2014
The Arlington County Sheriff’s Office, in conjunction with the Virginia Sheriff’s Institute, on May 27, 2014 presented Arlington resident Kiana Carter a $1,000 scholarship
April 22, 2014
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.
December 13, 2013
On December 13, 2013, Deputy Craig Patterson was found guilty of Involuntary Manslaughter.
August 23, 2013
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
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.
June 06, 2013
Sheriff Beth Arthur recently presented the Virginia Sheriffs' Institute Scholarship to Arlington resident Elizabeth Dodson, who will be graduating from Washington-Lee High School with a 4.0+ GPA. Elizabeth will attend Longwood University where she will be pursuing a dual major in Criminal Justice and Psychology.
May 22, 2013
Early Wednesday morning, May 22, the Arlington County Sheriff's Office was notified by the Alexandria Police Department that an off duty Deputy Sheriff had been involved in a shooting. The deputy is a 17-year veteran of the Sheriff's Office and has been placed on administrative leave pending Alexandria PD's investigation.
December 14, 2012
The Arlington County Sheriff’s Office collected over 3,800 pounds of food for the Arlington Food and Assistance Center (AFAC) though a friendly competition between staff in the Detention Facility and the Courthouse. In the end, it was declared a tie ...