On April 8, 2017, DPS joined Sam’s Club in Casa Grande for their day of public safety. The event was in conjunction with safety departments in Casa Grande, Pinal County, and U.S. Border Patrol.
Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 10:43am
2017 marks the 35th year since the inception of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (NCVRW). This year, National Crime Victims’ Week will be celebrated April 2nd-8th with the theme of Strength, Resilience and Justice.
Monday, April 3, 2017 - 1:21pm
On Wednesday, March 08, 2017, numerous DPS employees gave back to the community by coordinating a supply drive and volunteering at the local Military Assistance Mission (MAM) in Phoenix.
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 - 4:36pm
The Arizona Department of Public Safety’s (AZDPS) Air Rescue has been providing service to the residents and visitors of Arizona for more than 45 years.
Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 5:31pm
On Tuesday, March 7, 2017, DPS Troopers James Casey and Robert Poole were able to brighten the day of a 14-year-old boy from Texas who was recovering from major surgery at the Phoenix Children’s Hospital in Phoenix.
Tuesday, March 7, 2017 - 11:48pm
The Arizona Department of Public Safety (AZDPS) Canine Unit competed in the Desert Dog Police K-9 Trials in Goodyear, Arizona in mid-April of 2016 and walked away with several awards. Canine teams from various law enforcement agencies across Arizona, the United States Air Force, and Mexico compe
Friday, March 3, 2017 - 3:04pm
Have you ever wanted to know why AZDPS Troopers wear black lanyards on their uniforms? There is a very specific reason, and it’s related to fatal highway crashes.
Friday, March 3, 2017 - 2:14pm
Troopers with the Arizona Department of Public Safety (AZDPS) investigated 255 fatal collisions during calendar year 2016 (January 1, 2016 through December 31, 2016). These fatal collisions resulted in 313 fatalities, a 6.5 percent increase over calendar year 2015.
Friday, March 3, 2017 - 1:20pm
Two AZDPS troopers and an officer with the Phoenix Police Department used some unique maneuvers and techniques on July 30, 2016 to save the life of a suicidal man.
Monday, February 27, 2017 - 2:26pm
On Dec. 28, 2016, the Arizona Department of Public Safety (AZDPS) Metro West Highway Patrol office received a unique phone call.
Monday, February 27, 2017 - 2:21pm