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The public depends on police officers to protect lives and property. We work and live by a set of core values: courage, competence, commitment, compassion, restraint, respect and integrity.

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Why Arlington County

Just across the Potomac River from our nation’s capital, Arlington is diverse in its opportunities and its population. Arlington continues to maintain pleasant residential and commercial neighborhoods and a high quality of living for all that work and live here.


Personnel and Recruitment Unit
1425 N. Courthouse Road, 7th Floor
Arlington, VA 22201
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Phone: (703)228-4330

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Being a member of the Arlington County Police Department is much more than a job, it’s a passion. Learn how you can get started.