Text-to-911 - Coming Soon
In an emergency, we always want you to call 9-1-1. But for those instances when you’re unable to call, Arlington County plans to offer a text-to-911 capability in 2015. Learn more.
Keep Informed On the Go: Arlington Alert
Get real-time safety information and emergency alerts via email, mobile phone or smart phone. Existing subscribers will be getting messages to update account information over the next several months. Thank you for your patience as we improve our system.
Plan and Prepare Via Smartphone
Arlington Prepares App
Residents, visitors, and businesses can prepare for a natural disaster or other emergency situations with the Arlington Prepares app.
Active Shooter Preparedness
What is your plan if you hear gunshots; Run? Hide? Fight? The Navy Yard shooting and Montgomery Mall shooting puts active shooter preparedness on the front burner once again.
Video: Don't Get Caught In the Dark
The Wilsons, a fictitious family in Arlington, discuss what they'd do if the power went out.