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
On March 27, 2018, Posada Java, in Green Valley, AZ, hosted a DPS Southern Region Coffee with a Commander. The event ran for two hours that morning and was attended by DPS personnel:
Monday, April 9, 2018 - 1:00pm
No one, least of all Mark Gilberg, could have imagined the kind of world-wide attention his final radio call would generate. Trooper Gilberg worked at DPS for 37 years and made his final call on March 30, 2018.
Monday, April 9, 2018 - 12:25pm