APD Annual Reports - 2018 Annual Report - Page 24

Recognition & Accomplishments Tarrant County Crime Stoppers Program received the 1 st Place Productivity Award for Greatest Dollar Amount Recovered and Most Cases Cleared in counties over 1 million. Arlington Police Department is the lead agency in the program. In 2018, there were 707 tips received which led to 95 arrests and 177 criminal cases cleared. A total of $152,090 of property and drugs were recovered which led to the issuance of $25,475 in rewards paid out. Last summer, a UT-Arlington student was kidnapped, robbed and sexually assaulted at gunpoint by an unknown suspect. Within approximately 24 hours, the Sex Crimes Unit had the suspect identified and made an arrest. The weapon was also recovered and the suspect gave a full confession. 24 | 2018 Annual Report Detective Trisha Walker received Alliance For Children Detective of the Year which recognizes outstanding work on child abuse cases. Robbery Detective Bryan Cline was recognized for his work on reducing robberies related to online transactions such as Offer Up.