Arlington's Assistant Police Chief, James Hawthorne from Arlington PD's Facebook page
ARLINGTON, Texas -
Arlington's Assistant Police Chief, James Hawthorne was arrested for family violence by Arlington police officers Sunday morning around 1:00.
Arlington officers were sent to Hawthorne's home because of a domestic disturbance call. Hawthorne was off duty. He has been placed on administrative leave, pending the outcome of the criminal and administrative investigations.
"I am deeply disappointed that an Arlington assistant police chief was involved in an incident of domestic violence. Regardless of who you are or where you work, domestic violence will not be tolerated or ignored in our community," said Police Chief Will D. Johnson
According to Arlington police, he has been with the department since 1985 and serves in the Community Support Bureau.
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