The following is a transcript of the @ArlingtonPD Tweetalong Friday 06/07/2012. Everything is written verbatim as it was supplied on twitter [square brackets show mine or others input]
[Today’s tweetalongs follows officers on day shift (9am – 4pm) Note: Times listed are times when tweets were posted – Not actual times of response.]
9:51 am: Here we go! Sorry for the delay! Let’s get this started!
9:55 am: A big shout out to ‘Riley’ – one of our known youngest tweetalong fans from Arlington. This #tweetalong is for u! pic.twitter.com/lPCkOZj9
10:02 am: Sgt Cook and Officer McDonnell are ert (enroute) to a welfare check
10:11 am: mom did not hear from son in 3 days and was concerned for his welfare. Turned out he was sleeping when officers arrived.
10:15 am: Made a traffic stop for a defective passenger side break light. Driver stated he had issues w/the light. Gave verbal warning
10:17 am: driver was appreciative for the warning and stated he will look into the brake light issue. pic.twitter.com/0LtVhlEn
10:19 am: Citizen on Patrol Mobile Volunteer Sid getting ready to drive around the north area of town. pic.twitter.com/VfYlqoOl
10:23 am: Weather little gloomy today. Light rain still falling in the area pic.twitter.com/wT8ofrC8
10:28 am: we are ert to a suspicious person call on north side.
10:40 am: Upon arrival at local bank we were informed subject was harassing customers for money. Checked area. UTL pic.twitter.com/wQYNgPx0
10:41 am:UTL is a term for unable to locate. Clearing for next call
10:48 am: ert to an investigation on north side
11:19 am: On scene with Fire reference complainant smelling strange odor and saw strange drawing in attic pic.twitter.com/CWT5c7iR
11:20 am: Sgt. Cook going up inside the attic with Fire to further the investigation. pic.twitter.com/tFtc75xe
11:21 am: Ofcr. Dixon & Fire personnel determined nothing to be alarmed with reference odor. pic.twitter.com/uPhqsYe5
11:22 am: Everything appears ok at location. Clearing call.
11:24 am: Please look at this Amber Alert, leap-production-s3.amberalert.com/alert412_cache…
11:39 am: we are enroute to a fireworks call. Did you know that it is a city ordinance violation to shoot off fireworks in city limits
11:48 am: the call did not have an exact loc. We arrived at the apt loc and checked the area. We could not loc fireworks.
12:02 pm: Sgt. Cook & Ofcr. McDonnell stopping in for some Hibachi at local Arlington eatery. pic.twitter.com/3iYrRWWT
12:05 pm: tay tuned as we give you a behind scenes look at our License Plate Reader after lunch & give you an update on Ofcr. Graham
12:09 pm: AMBER ALERT has been cancelled! Child was located safely 🙂
12:23 pm Best part abt eating Hibachi is that we sit at a table w/people from our community. Great conversations! pic.twitter.com/nHFNzYYk
12:30 pm: Ofc McDonnell loves hibachi food & recently got the media office hooked on it. Chef Tuan prepares the food pic.twitter.com/Nvet2V5K
12:55 pm: Had lunch with Jaylee who was celebrating her 13th birthday and just signed up on Twitter! Happy birthday! pic.twitter.com/THcGCigi
1:09 pm: back on the road! Let’s see what’s going on….
1:15 pm: we are enroute to an investigation.
1:53 pm: assisted w/a burg in progress call. The caller issued a criminal trespass warning to the individuals pic.twitter.com/6nw7fp9v
1:54 pm: who were (on) their property knocking on their door.
1:55 pm: as a safety measure, plz contact 911 when someone you don’t know is knocking on your door or is on your property w/o ur consent
2:00 pm: on our way to a suspicious person on west side.
2:18 pm: there was a report of a panhandler at location by pumps. Suspect left loc b4 our arrival. Checking area… pic.twitter.com/jNTqq2Z3
2:28 pm: we are on a quick community contact with Daniel, the general manager, at Dave and Busters
2:43 pm: Great Reminder for their patrons! pic.twitter.com/OUElQGBk
2:44 pm: Dave and Busters graciously donated a 4 pack food, drinks, & games to Ofcr. Bryan Graham & family. Thank U pic.twitter.com/2EayNFgD
3:03 pm: Meeting with Officer Graham right now. Will update our followers very soon.
3:13 pm: Ofcr. Graham is back home surrounded family and wants to thank everyone for their support & prayers. pic.twitter.com/GRnFXmKN
3:23 pm: For our new followers Ofcr. Graham was shot in the head Tues night during a standoff in East Arlington.
3:25 pm: we are enroute to a disturbance call on south side.
4:06 pm: Still on disturbance call at apartment complex where male and female are fighting.
4:23 pm: Suspect was arrested for domestic assault (family violence) and transported to the jail. pic.twitter.com/yKuBnz5r
4:24 pm: Arlington has one of the best Victim Assistance programs in the country! They will follow up with the victim in this case.
4:27 pm: We are headed back to the station and calling it a day! Thank you for riding with us today! It was fun!