Federal Officials Highlight Community Policing by Arlington, DART Officers

Police with Dallas Area Rapid Transit and the city of Arlington have caught the eye of federal officials, and they are being recognized for it.Both police departments in North Texas and 10 others beat nearly 200 agencies in a community policing photo contest by the U.S. Department of Justice. Each winner will be featured for one month on the website and social media accounts of the department's Office of Community Oriented Policing Services, also known as the COPS Office.Federal officials will also highlight Arlington and DART policing efforts with articles in the COPS Office's monthly newsletter. Arlington will get February, and DART will get April.The Arlington photo shows Cpl. Damien Gary help a boy tie a necktie during a "dress for success" afterschool program last year at The Man's Shop, a formalwear store in the city's downtown district.   Continue reading...

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