The Arizona Department of Public Safety (AZDPS) will host a media availability with Trooper Rachel De La Torre, the Department’s Crimes Against Children Coordinator and Captain Tony Mapp who oversaw the recent rescue operation of a 17-year-old victim of sex trafficking.
Mohave County — On January 16, 2019, the Idaho State Police notified the Arizona Department of Public Safety (AZDPS) about a parental kidnapping which took place within the jurisdiction of the Nampa Police Department in Idaho.
Scottsdale, Ariz. — The Arizona Department of Public Safety (AZDPS) is investigating a fatal collision involving a Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community police officer, that occurred on January 8, 2019, at 6:04 p.m.
The Arizona Department of Public Safety (AZDPS) will host a media availability with the Ranger 1 helicopter crew who performed the first nighttime technical rescue in AZDPS aviation history, of a stranded hiker near Sedona on November 10, 2018.
Sedona, Ariz. — On November 10, 2018, at 5:30 p.m., an Arizona Department of Public Safety (AZDPS) helicopter was requested by the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office (YCSO) to assist with a nighttime technical rescue of a 52-year-old climber on Thunder Mountain, north of Sedona.
Phoenix — The Arizona Department of Public Safety (AZDPS), along with the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery, arrested
The Arizona Department of Public Safety will host a media availability with Sgt. Paul Damgaard, whose actions on November 17, 2018, likely saved the lives of other motorists before his patrol vehicle was struck by a wrong-way driver on Interstate 40 near Flagstaff.
The Arizona Department of Public Safety and the Southern Arizona DUI Task Force will be hosting its 20th Anniversary Commemoration and Dinner, honoring fallen Officer Juan Cruz, #3111, on Friday, December 7, 2018, at 7:00 p.m.
Flagstaff, Ariz. — An Arizona Department of Public Safety (AZDPS) sergeant acted quickly and heroically by creating a traffic break moments before a wrong-way driver collided head-on with his patrol vehicle on Interstate 40 (I-40), likely saving the lives of other motorists.
PHOENIX – Beginning Dec. 1, Arizona motorists expecting vehicle registration renewals will see a new Public Safety Fee. The fee was established by state law to support public safety and Highway Patrol operations.