The following is a transcript of the Arlington PD #tweetalong Wednesday 04/03-04/2012. Everything is written verbatem as it was supplied on twitter [square brackets show mine or others input]
[Welcome to the Arlington PD #tweetalong – (brought to you by @ArlingtonPD) with Social Media Coordinator Officer McDonnell who is riding along with Officer Alvarez to give us a tweeteye view of the #midnight shift
10:20 pm Good evening! I am almost ready to hit the streets! Get ready for an exciting night!
10:50 pm We are still getting situated for the virtual ridealong. It’s been a hectic night, but we’ll soon get started. Blame the storms.
11:17 pm Officer Alvarez and I, Officer McDonnell, ready to patrol the west district. via.me/~ka41lg
11:27 pm A beautiful night picture of Heroes Park next to the West Station. via.me/~ka7zru
11:28 pm Heroes Park honors Arlington police officers and firefighters who have fallen in the line of duty
11:59 pm Just completed a runaway call and enroute to our next call!
12:15 am We were enroute to a domestic but was disregarded. We got dispatched to another call
12:42 am The approximate west district borders are: west of Cooper, South of i30, east of W Green Oaks (lake) and north of Sublett
12:51 am Investigating call of shots fired in the area. No sign of victim or anyone injured.
[Anytime there are power outages or safety concerns, we have directed patrols to those areas.] via @arlingtonPD
01:17 am We just got finished backing up an officer on a criminal mischief in progress. A sus threw a rock through the victim’s window.
01:42 am We are enroute to another call…
02:05 am Dispatched to a person with a weapons call. Officers contacted the suspect and he did not have a weapon.
[ Active calls on website are now updated hourly overnight for officer safety; necessary precautions.] via @arlingtonpd
02:20 am Fog is on the roadway/ground. Be careful driving!
02:27 am Driving westbound on Arkansas from Cooper Street. It is alot foggier than what the picture is showing! via.me/~kbk9k8
02:32 am Patrolling the neighborhoods in central Arlington.
02:45 am It got quiet all of a sudden. Maybe I just jinxed us!
[We step outside our geographic districts occasionally to help with directed patrols or to monitor areas that need extra eyes.] via @arlingtonpd
02:55 am Just get (got) dispatched!
03:15 am Dispatched to 2 suspicious vehicles driving up and down roadway. Ended up being electric company workers.
03:43 am Lunch time! Be back in a few!
04:24 am Check out our ‘Cash for Crooks’ section on our website, bit.ly/fRtZOD
04:24 am We are asking for your help in identifying these unknown persons or locating the persons who have already been charged.
04:27 am To remain anonymous you may call Safe City Commission Crime Stoppers,817-469-TIPS for a cash reward or submit an online tip.
04:54 am Got dispatched to a call!
04:59 am Appears the fog has lifted!
05:32 am Just cleared a 911 hang up call. The caller was intoxicated & stated that she heard a noise. Everything was ok at the location.
05:34 am Calls are starting to pick up now! Enroute to another call!
05:50 am Was backup officer for a welfare check. Everything was ok at the location.
05:51 am Dispatched to another call!
05:57 am We were disregarded from a commercial alarm and now enroute to another call
06:05 am We got disregarded and are headed to the west station to finish up a report.
06:14 am Thanks y’all for following us on our virtual tweet-along! We had fun and we are looking forward to the next one! Be safe!