On Thursday, February 14, 2019, Arizona Vehicle Theft Task Force (AVTTF) detectives received information about a 2001 Ford F250 pick-up truck that had been stolen from Gilbert. AVTTF detectives located the truck near 51st Avenue and Baseline Road just before 11:00 a.m.
Friday, February 15, 2019 - 11:07am
The Arizona Department of Public Safety’s (AZDPS) Arizona State Gang Task Force, in collaboration with the Globe Police Department, the Gila County Sheriff’s Office, the Show Low Police Department and the Gila County Attorney’s Office, crippled an organized criminal network which sold illicit dru
Tuesday, February 12, 2019 - 1:23pm
Phoenix — In support of Governor Doug Ducey’s declaration of January as Human Trafficking Prevention Month, the Arizona Department of Public Safety (AZDPS) continues its commitment to combating human trafficking, especially trafficked children, as a top priority.
Tuesday, January 29, 2019 - 10:19am
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.
Monday, January 28, 2019 - 4:25pm
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.
Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 1:59pm
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.
Wednesday, January 9, 2019 - 4:30am
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.
Tuesday, December 18, 2018 - 4:45pm
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.
Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 6:54am
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
Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 2:21pm
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.
Thursday, December 6, 2018 - 5:27pm