The Arizona Department of Public Safety celebrated 50 years of vigilance in 2019.
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 8:31am
Our 6th annual AZDPS Memorial 5K was a huge success thanks to the 300 people that came to run, walk, support, and honor our 30 fallen troopers. You helped us exceed our goals and make this the best run yet!
Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - 11:54am
Fallen trooper memorials all over Arizona are being restored to their original glory thanks to the dedication of retired and active DPS troopers, family, friends and other members of the law enforcement community.
Tuesday, June 25, 2019 - 1:36pm
Colonel Milstead and the AZDPS Honor Guard represented the Department at National Police Week in Washington, D.C. to honor those who have paid the ultimate sacrifice. This year, in particular, was an important year for AZDPS with the passing of Trooper Tyler Edenhofer on July 25, 2018.
Wednesday, May 22, 2019 - 3:54pm
1975: In this week’s entry we look back on the initial purchase of radar sets, which enabled DPS to perform speed enforcement. The below story was from May 1975.
Tuesday, March 5, 2019 - 12:30pm
After his death, communications personnel in the Central Communications Center collected funds and items for a basket, which was delivered to the Salt River communications center on January 16, 2019.
Monday, February 25, 2019 - 8:08am
1974: In this week’s entry we look back on a project that issued radios to truck drivers, which allowed them to directly communicate with DPS dispatchers. The below story was featured in the April 1974 issue of The Digest.
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 9:35am
1973: In this week’s entry we look back on at the first female officer AZDPS graduated from the Training Academy. The below story was featured in the November 1973 issue of The Digest.
Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 12:43pm
1972: In this week’s entry we look back on the shots scored by the Department’s award-winning basketball team. The below story was featured in the August 1972 issue of The Digest.
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 9:14am
1971: In this week’s entry we look back on a day that took two lives from the Department.
Thursday, January 24, 2019 - 1:13pm