#TweetAlong – A Virtual Ride-Along with @ArlingtonPD
7:31 pm: Hey everyone. We will get this thing going at 8 pm. Checking out our Tahoe, grabbing equipment, and logging onto computer.
07:59 pm: While we are getting ready to drive out of the parking lot, make sure you watched “InsideAPD” today youtu.be/WZSOz4N8wcc
8:08 pm: As we start tonight we want to welcome 22 new Police Officers to APD who graduated from Class 45 today pic.twitter.com/REzpzdjW
08:29 pm: On-scene on a suspicious person call at a convenience store up north.
08:30 pm: for those following on the scanner, we are 860A tonight.
08:31 pm: suspicious persons left the location. They apparently were handing out flyers to people in the parking lot.
08:32 pm: on our way to a welfare check
08:46 pm: Neighbor concerned when she could not get a hold of her elderly friend. we were able to get her to open door pic.twitter.com/jweT4uFY
08:47 pm: We brought @ArlingtonTxFire & EMS with us in case we had to force entry. She is ok and will be checked out
09:14 pm: here comes the ‘Q’ word…..it’s ‘q’uiet so far…let’s see what we can get into….
09:31 pm: we are checking the area for the suspects on an armed robbery in an apartment complex.
09:32 pm: Apparently, two suspects stole cell phone from victim by displaying a weapon.
09:59 pm: On scene strange call… Male called us saying he’s locked in his bedroom and can’t get out after having an argument with brother
10:02 pm: Upon arrival, he was really locked in his room with the door bulging outward from door frame. pic.twitter.com/osanEQAe
10:02 pm: We assisted in opening the door. He was ok and said he shouldn’t have slammed door so hard. Onto the next call
10:27 pm: We are taking a quick break to eat. Take a look at “Inside APD” where Officer McDonnell talks about First Responder Appreciation Day youtu.be/KJ6W-o9t9Pw (Warning Note: Tear jerker towards end)
10:58 pm: Ready for a call!
11:03 pm: On our way to a suspicious person call
11:10 pm: There was a vehicle parked at a local park. When officers arrived they contacted a young man who was wrapping a birthday present for his wife since he forgot her birthday yesterday. He also had flowers and balloons.
11:34 pm: Officer Henze, Sargent Vorpahl, Officer Baskin & Sargent McDonnell leaving west side briefing and ready to work! pic.twitter.com/IQjVH5Is
12:13 am: on our way to a disturbance
12:29 pm: call came out that subjects were yelling or fighting at an apartment complex parking lot. Officers could not locate the disturbance.
12:45 pm: we are at a loud noise disturbance.
01:03 am: Informed the residence to turn down their music and to take their gathering inside.
01:05 am: It’s about time to close this out tonight. Quiet nights are good nights. Hope everyone has great weekend. Beautiful weather
01:27 am: Our next #Tweetalong will be on Fri, Feb 15! Get ready for an exciting night w/our friends from another agency – more details to follow!
I am interested in doing Tweetalong Transcripts for any Police/Fire Department that does them. Also @ArlingtonPD does joint tweetalongs w/ other Departments. (The tweetalongs transcripts in link are the ones I’ve done through the DFW Alerts Network). (eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org)