Raiden Aguilera's wish is to one day be a SWAT Operator. On December 7, 2017, the Arizona Department of Public Safety's SWAT team made this wish come true! The SWAT team went above and beyond what Raiden and his family expected for their Wish Day.
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The NAU Experience took place on December 4th.
The Arizona Department of Public Safety Crime Laboratory’s community outreach program is responsible for educating and informing the public about the job duties our Forensic Scientists do every day.
“To protect human life” are the first words of the Arizona Department of Public Safety Mission Statement, and an important part of a trooper’s job, which they do with excellence and pride.
On October 8, 2017, the Arizona chapter of Concerns of Police Survivors (C.O.P.S.) hosted the 5th annual Arizona Department of Public Safety Memorial 5K. This event honors DPS Troopers who have made the ultimate sacrifice and have died in the line of duty.
The mission of the Arizona Department of Public Safety (AZDPS) is to protect human life and property by enforcing state laws, deterring criminal activity, and providing vital support to the State of Arizona and its citizens.
On August 18th, 2017, class five hundred completed their 28-week academy. Not only did they endure extreme physical and mental training but they were also challenged with becoming the first all trooper academy for DPS since 1979. Congratulations to the 39 men and women who graduated.
In life, great things happen that benefit others. In Oro Valley, Arizona, patrons at El Charro Café were presented with an opportunity to make a great thing happen during a Tip-A-Cop event.
In the spring of 2016, Trooper Mark Torres, assigned to the Nogales squad in Tucson, was diagnosed with cancer. After undergoing a successful operation to remove the cancer, his doctors discovered another cancer in his lymph nodes. Mark immediately began aggressive chemo therapy to battle it.