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Arlington County Detention Center Implements New Security Measure

Arthur Dorsey Scanner

Sheriff Arthur Announces New Full Body Scanner at Detention Center

A new security measure that will help prevent the smuggling of prohibited items into the Arlington County Detention Center by people who are arrested is now in use at the Arlington County Detention Center. The scanner is designed to locate drugs, paraphernalia, and weapons that an individual may hide on their person or in a body cavity. It will complement existing security measures, such as pat searches


The Arlington County Sheriff's Office Celebrates 150 Years of Service to the Community

Sheriff's Office Celebrates 150 Years of Service

Arlington County Sheriff's Office to salute 150 years of service to community

The Arlington County Sheriffs’ Office commemorated their 150th anniversary and the 25th anniversary of the Arlington County Detention Facility on May 7,2019.


Pet Therapy for Inmates? Arlington is Trying It.

 Inmate Pet Therapy

The Arlington County Sheriff's Office, along with the Department of Health Services (DHS) partners with DC-based non-profit People. Animals. Love. (PAL)

Five furry four-legged visitors were the latest creative approach by the Arlington County Sheriff’s Office to reduce reoffending among inmates. And this program had an extra layer of meaning because it came from the inmates themselves.


Progressive Voice: Strengthening Transition into the Community after Incarceration

Sheriff Beth Arthur

Sheriff Arthur pins an insightful op-ed on the importance of re-entry programs for incarcerated individuals

Sheriff Arthur pins an insightful op-ed to ARL Now on the importance of re-entry programs for incarcerated individuals. The op-ed describes in detail the re-entry/transition programs offered by the Arlington County Sheriff’s Office for the betterment of their inmate population.