Acting Arlington County Police Chief Charles Penn stands in front of a plaque “In Valor There Is Hope” in the plaza outside police headquarters reading the names of the seven fallen ACPD officers on Monday, May, 10. ACPD and the Arlington County Sheriff’s Office commemorated National Police Week in a virtual ceremony by honoring the lives of Arlington’s seven fallen police officers dating from 1935 to 2016. Continue reading "Fallen Police Officers Honored By Arlington"
Body cameras were tested by police in Virginia’s Arlington County in 2016. However, a long-term program was not launched then. Now, a plan has been introduced to launch a body camera program, amid nationwide calls for more police accountability. Arlington County Manager Mark Schwartz told the county board Tuesday night that the program will start in January if it’s approved. Continue reading "Funding Plan Introduced By Arlington County For Police Body Cameras"