Troopers, dispatchers, and other first responders face difficult situations on a regular basis, but every once in a while, they have an experience that leaves a lasting impact on them and those they help.
In recognition of Women’s History Month, we are proud to highlight Arizona Department of Public Safety (AZDPS) Lieutenant Colonel Jenna Mitchell, Assistant Director of the Highway Patrol Division (HPD). She is the second woman in AZDPS history to hold the rank of lieutenant colonel.
On Wednesday, September 22, 2021, the AZDPS Western Air Rescue crew responded to assist the Coconino County Sheriff’s Office with a small plane crash involving one fatality and one injured survivor in Paria Plateau near Page, Arizona.
Six captains from the Arizona Department of Public Safety (AZDPS) are currently attending the Northwestern University School of Police Staff and Command (SPSC), an intensive 10-week law enforcement and leadership management program.
On the night of Saturday, July 24, 2021, Arizona Department of Public Safety (AZDPS) troopers and Rincon Valley Fire District responded to a single-vehicle collision on eastbound Interstate 10 at milepost 282 in Vail.
The Arizona Department of Public Safety's (AZDPS) Hazardous Materials Response Unit (HMRU) is dedicated to providing statewide response and support for incidents related to hazardous materials, radiological materials and weapons of mass destruction.
On Monday, June 21, 2021, with the support of the Valley Toyota Dealers and the Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation, the 100 Club of Arizona presented the Arizona Department of Public Safety (AZDPS) with a donation of over $230,000 for the purchase of four new Zoll X-Series Cardiac Monitors and De
On Monday, May 17th, 2021, retired Arizona Department of Public Safety (AZDPS) trooper, U.S. Army veteran and bilateral amputee Steve Martin will take off on a historic cross-country cycling journey from Oregon to Virginia, covering approximately 3,800 miles.