Arlington County Police Department

About Arlington County Police Department

Located just across the Potomac River from our nation’s capital, Arlington County is a diverse and welcoming community, with a vibrant commercial economy, while also offering pleasant residential neighborhoods and a high quality of life for all that work and reside here. The Arlington County Police Department is the primary law enforcement agency in the County, responsible for most police services provided to the community to include response to both emergency and non-emergency calls for service, criminal investigations, and special event planning.

We serve a diverse, urban, and engaged community with an emphasis on community policing and problem solving, in support of the Department’s key initiatives: community engagement, transportation safety, and crime prevention and control. If these values sound like yours, consider joining our team of over 460 employees. Apply today at ACPD.Jobs.

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Investigative Assistant

June 2021 - August 2021 Arlington County, VA
“Very involved job, lots of insight gained from working here. ”


May 2018 - June 2018 Arlington County, VA
“I enjoyed learning about how the court system works from an internal perspective. There are millions of Americans involved in our criminal and civil courts every day, but few people know how it actually works. It is a far more complicated process than I ever imagined. ”
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