APD Annual Reports - 2018 Annual Report - Page 62

Jail & Warrant Unit The City Jail operates as a temporary holding facility for arrested persons in Arlington. The Tarrant County Sheriff’s Office provides transport from the city jail to the county jail on certain types of criminal cases. Jail supervisors consisting of sworn and non-sworn personnel provide oversight of all jail operations. Detention officers provide booking and other important detainment services for the department. 62 | 2018 Annual Report In 2018, there were 13,721 persons booked into jail which was an increase of 14% compared to 2017. Detention officers attend yearly training to hone their skill sets and adhere to the training requirements set forth by the department. The Warrant Unit consists of officers and professional staff who notify persons of outstanding Class C misdemeanor Arlington warrants. Team members can travel to a person’s home or place of business to make an arrest on outstanding warrants. There were 58,990 warrants issued in 2018 with a total of 79,079 warrants cleared. Persons booked into jail Warrants Cleared 13,721 79,079