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Arlington Residents Vigilant & On High-Alert After Graffiti Spree

The Arlington Police Department Gang Unit is asking for help finding the person or persons who went on a graffiti spree late Monday night or Tuesday morning — damaging property in a quiet, southwest Arlington neighborhood.

CBS 11–07/10/2014

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Arlington Officer Praised For Rescuing ‘Aggressive’ Pit Bull

An Arlington officer has been cast into the spotlight after coming to the aid of a pit bull deemed “aggressive” and “vicious” by residents.

06/27/2014

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Off-Duty Arlington Police Officer Involved In Deadly Shooting

An Arlington police officer is under investigation for a deadly shooting that happened while he was off duty.

06/23/2014

Carjacking murder victim Leona Swafford. (credit: Arlington Police Dept.)

Police Continue Search For Killer 1 Year After Murder Of Grandmother

It has been exactly one year since a Fort Worth mother and grandmother was carjacked, kidnapped, beaten and killed. The homicide of Leona Swafford is unsolved. Now police and Oak Farms Dairy are doing what they can to generate interest in the case again.

CBSDFW.COM–06/04/2014

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Arlington Off-Duty Officer Shoots, Wounds Suspected Burglar

An off-duty Arlington police officer was involved in a shooting around 6 a.m. Sunday with a suspected burglar at an apartment complex in the 5900 block of Valley Creek Lane.

03/02/2014

Thomas Kantzos. Federal investigators say a 17-year veteran of the Arlington Police Department provided confidential information to a known drug dealer, from whom he was buying anabolic steroids. Thomas Kantzos, 45, was arrested Tuesday, June 11 2013. Arrest and booking photos are provided by local law enforcement officials. Arrest does not imply guilt and criminal charges are merely accusations. A defendant is presumed innocent unless proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt and convicted in a court of law.

Former Arlington Cop Sentenced To A Year In Prison

A fired Arlington police officer, caught up in a department wide steroid scandal, will spend a year and a day in jail for his attempt to protect an alleged drug dealer.

02/12/2014

UTA Research Institute Cashes In On Drone Technology

The University of Texas Arlington Research Institute, or UTARI, is part of a state-wide push to cash in on the future of drones. They’re researching ways unmanned vehicles can function safely in the air, on the ground — even in the water.

01/27/2014

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One Dead After Shooting At Arlington House Party

Police are investigating the death of a man after a shooting Saturday night at a house party in Arlington.

01/19/2014

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Rollover Accident Leaves 1 Dead in Arlington

Arlington police are investigating an accident that killed a woman in the morning on Sunday near Interstate 20 and State Highway 360.

01/12/2014

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Local Police Department Posts DWI Jingle Video

Around the holidays, police always want to get the message out to not drink and drive. This year, Arlington police decided to sing the message.

CBSDFW.COM–12/20/2013

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Arlington Police Find 3 People Shot Inside Vehicle

Police in Arlington were called out to the 1100 block of Lexington and Arkansas just after 3 p.m. When officers pulled over a vehicle suspected to be involved they found 10 young males inside, three of whom had been shot.

CBSDFW.COM–12/11/2013

Arlington Police Department Assistant Chief James Hawthorne. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Assistant Arlington PD Chief On Paid Leave After Arrest

Hours after Arlington police tweeted a photo of an event designed to end domestic violence; police officers arrested one of their top commanders on a charge of family violence.

CBS 11–11/18/2013

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