Arizona Department of Public Safety asked to assist La Paz County Sheriff in Quartzsite
DPS ready to assist La Paz County Sheriff..if needed in Quartzsite
Thursday, July 21, 2011 -
In light of the events occurring in the town of
The La Paz County Sheriff’s office will be the primary law enforcement agency responding to calls for service in Quartzsite but will call on DPS if additional resources are needed.
“I’ve assured Sheriff Lowery that DPS stands ready to assist his agency if the situation warrants,” said Col. Robert Halliday, director of the Arizona Department of Public Safety.
The Major Crimes Bureau of the DPS Criminal Investigations Division is involved in an on-going investigation of allegations made against the Quartzsite Police chief.
The Arizona Department of Public Safety is a state-level law enforcement agency whose mission is to protect human life and property by enforcing state laws, deterring criminal activity and providing vital support to the State of Arizona and its citizens.