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Youngkin: I’ll get resource officers back in schools

If the Republican nominee for governor wins office and gets his way, the Arlington school system – which has stripped a police presence out of its schools this year – will be putting those school-resource officers back in. Or...

Driver cited after head-on collision injures three

A motorist was traveling westbound on Old Courthouse Road, N.E., at a high rate of speed on May 1 at 6:13 p.m. when the vehicle rounded a curve, crossed over the double-yellow line, struck a mailbox and guard rail,...

Police: Uninvited visitor leads to tussle over weapon

On May 6 at 2:32 p.m., a woman known to the victim gained entry to the victim’s unoccupied house in the 500 block of 12th Street South in Arlington, and when the resident returned, he found that the home...

Rideshare driver gets unwelcome surprise when looking back

On May 3 at 11 a.m., a man was operating as a rideshare driver when he observed his passenger masturbating in the back seat of the vehicle in Arlington. The victim pulled over in the vicinity of Arlington Boulevard at...

Chicken-dressed political protester ruffles feathers at eatery

Vienna police officers on May 2 at 11:52 a.m. responded to the report of a man dressed in a chicken costume harassing customers at Clarity restaurant, 442 Maple Ave., E. Members of a political party were having a private gathering...

Fairfax faces potential ‘tailspin’ as exodus of police intensifies

Understaffed and anticipating a new chief, the Fairfax County Police Department – like many in the nation – is facing pressure to be more accountable and hire more diverse officers. Panelists at the McLean Citizens Association’s virtual public-safety forum on...

Editorial: Can’t recruit cops? Is it any surprise?

To the surprise of absolutely no one except the purposely obtuse and addle-minded, local law-enforcement agencies across the region say they are having a hard time finding qualified new recruits and keeping new officers on staff. Well, gee, how could...

Editor’s Notebook: Time to stick a fork in it?

Virginia political junkies really want the upcoming statewide-office nominating elections to be competitive. But on the Democratic side, it seems like that is not to be. For the past few weeks, it’s becoming increasingly clear that, barring some change in...

Arlington Police Beat, 3/11/21 edition

News of crime and punishment across Arlington this week. AGGRAVATED MALICIOUS WOUNDING: * On Feb. 19, an individual was asleep underneath an overpass in the 2900 block of South Glebe Road when he was approached by a known person who allegedly...

Survey says: Va. drivers still rudest in the nation

Virginia drivers still rank as the “rudest” – find the definition below – in the nation, but the rate of such behavior has declined in a new ranking. The annual survey by Insurify looks not at things like the percentage...
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No injuries reported in Fairlington shooting incident

On Oct. 19 at 9:40 a.m., an individual approached the area of the 4400 block of 31st Street South...
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