About

The Arlington County Police Department (ACPD):

  • Strives to keep the people who live, work and travel through Arlington as safe as possible
  • Uses a geographic-based policing philosophy to assign personnel to one of Arlington’s three districts (read Police Districts), 24 hours a day/seven days a week
  • Provides various community police services, including:
    • Responses to emergency and non-emergency calls of distress, crime, accidents, lost persons, missing persons, malicious woundings and homicides
    • Preliminary criminal investigations
    • Standard street patrolling
    • Special event planning and motor escorts
    • Radar enforcement for speeding violations
    • Crime prevention initiatives (crime prevention and safety, community presentations)
    • Car safety seat and sobriety checkpoints
    • Bike registration
    • School Resource Officers
    • Mentoring disadvantaged youths

For more information on ACPD’s services, call 703-558-2222.