Will Johnson Mayors Urge Action To Curb Number Of Children Crossing The U.S. Border By Stella M. Chávez • Jun 23, 2014 Stella M. Chávez / KERA News The number of children crossing the U.S.-Mexico border has skyrocketed in recent months. So much so that officials in town for the U.S. Conference of Mayors made it a topic of discussion on Sunday. New Top Cop In Arlington By Lauren Silverman • Mar 18, 2013 Courtesy of Arlington Police Department. The city of Arlington has a new police chief. Will Johnson is being sworn in this afternoon at the Arlington Convention Center. Johnson is already familiar with the job –nearly a year ago he began serving as acting police chief when Theron Bowman was tapped to become a deputy city manager.