The City of Arlington's Police Department enforces state and local criminal laws: our uniformed officers are on the front lines dealing with crime detection and suppression, investigators analyze and help prosecute crimes, and our central jail facility holds adult prisoners. We work out of multiple locations throughout the city. Since 1989, our department has been nationally accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA). More than 750 officers and other professionals of the Arlington Police Department are committed to the philosophy of Community-Based Policing and providing the best possible service to our citizens. Located in the heart of the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex, Arlington hosts the Major League Baseball Texas Rangers, Six Flags over Texas and Hurricane Harbor amusement parks as well as numerous corporations. The Arlington Police Department has been a Nationally Accredited Police Department since 1989. In 1996, we were one of eight police departments selected as "America's Best" Police Departments by Good Housekeeping Magazine. The 507 officers of the Arlington Police Department are committed to the philosophy of community based policing and providing the best possible service to the citizens of Arlington.