On the night of July 26th, Trooper Tyler Edenhofer set out for his final shift of Field Training. While patrolling the freeways in the Metro Phoenix area, Trooper Edenhofer began hearing radio communication regarding a subject throwing rocks and debris at passing motorists.
Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 12:22pm
August 14th-18th, 2018, the North American Inspectors Championship, sponsored by the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA), was held in Columbus, Ohio.
Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 12:20pm
In January 2018, AZDPS Trooper Shannon Soto traveled to the remote islands of American Samoa to teach a class to a group of 20 officers from the American Samoa Department of Public Safety (ASDPS) on Standardized Field Sobriety Tests (SFST), Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus (HGN) and Advanced Roadside Im
Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 12:15pm
“Our dead are never dead to us, until we have forgotten them – George Eliot”. These words both move and motivate the staff and those that visit the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona.
Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 11:59am
Once employees graduate from the Leaders in Training (LIT) program, their education on being a leader in their unit, the Department and community doesn’t stop.
Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 11:51am
The Arizona Department of Public Safety (AZDPS), the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) and the Phoenix Police Department (PPD) collaborated on a program, which was developed out of the Friendly House, a nonprofit community service organization.
Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 11:48am
On May 7, 2018, the Arizona Department of Public Safety held the 20th annual DPS Fallen Officer Memorial Ceremony to honor and remember the 29 troopers that have died in the line of duty.
Thursday, May 10, 2018 - 8:54am
2018 marked the 15th anniversary of the Arizona Department of Public Safety's partnership with the Special Olympics Arizona hosting the Barbecue for Champions. Thank you to all that attended and helped make this day great! We look forward to seeing you at the 2019 Barbecue for Champions!
Sunday, April 29, 2018 - 4:27pm
Two troopers, enroute to their spring firearms training, are being nominated for the Department's Life Saving award for quick response and efforts to save a man.
Monday, April 9, 2018 - 2:21pm
In December 2017, members of the DPS SWAT Team went to extraordinary measures to grant a Wish for Raiden Aguilera. His wish: Be a SWAT Member; Status: Granted!
Monday, April 9, 2018 - 1:20pm