The Arlington County Police Department announced today that it has launched a Twitter account.
@ArlingtonVaPD launched with its first tweet at 12:53 p.m., writing “The Arlington County Police Department is excited to launch the official dept twitter site!!! Follow us for the latest updates.”
In a press release, the police department said the Twitter account will “be a permanent tool for the department to share breaking news, stories, photos, crime tips and events.”
The account was launched in advance of this weekend’s Marine Corps Marathon, for which the Twitter account will provide updates.