Pima County — On May 30, 2018, just before 10 a.m., a member of the DPS Border Strike Force conducted a traffic stop on a Ford pickup for a traffic violation on westbound I-10 in Pima County. After observing numerous indicators of criminal activity, the vehicle was searched.
Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 8:06am
Flagstaff, Arizona — The Arizona Department of Public Safety (AZDPS) will participate in the annual Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) International Roadcheck enforcement campaign June 5-7, 2018, along Interstate 40 near Flagstaff.
Friday, June 1, 2018 - 12:59pm
Phoenix — Arizona's Border Strike Force (ABSF) Vehicle Theft Task Force (VTTF) detectives served three separate search warrants in the Phoenix area resulting in four arrests, the recovery of five stolen vehicles and the dismantling of a chop shop.
Thursday, May 31, 2018 - 12:09pm
Phoenix — The Governor’s Office of Highway Safety (GOHS) has awarded a $100,000 grant to the Arizona Department of Public Safety’s (AZDPS) Highway Patrol Division for the purchase of two new patrol vehicles with updated equipment to focus on impaired driver education and enforcement as well as d
Tuesday, May 29, 2018 - 8:13am
Phoenix — Beginning May 25, troopers statewide will be targeting impaired drivers, distracted drivers, fatigued drivers, unrestrained occupants and speeders through various focused enforcement operations. Troopers and roadside motorist assistants will also be patrolling for stranded motorists.
Friday, May 25, 2018 - 6:42am
Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 6:15am
Phoenix — The Governor’s Office of Highway Safety has awarded the Arizona Department of Public Safety (AZDPS) a $10,000.00 grant to pay for overtime and other expenses related to the two week Buckle Up Arizona Enforcement Campaign from May 21, 2018 through June 3, 2018.
Monday, May 14, 2018 - 12:14pm
Northern Arizona — On April 29, 2018, at 12:51 a.m., an Arizona Department of Public Safety (AZDPS) helicopter, Ranger 56, was flying back to the Western Air Rescue base in Kingman after an unsuccessful search for a four-year-old girl north of Williams.
Wednesday, May 9, 2018 - 7:26am
Phoenix — The news media is invited to attend the 2018 Officer Memorial Ceremony at the Arizona Department of Public Safety State (AZDPS) headquarters building located at, 2102 West Encanto Boulevard in Phoenix. The ceremony will commence at 9:00 a.m.
Friday, May 4, 2018 - 6:08am
Phoenix — In another stride to keep the Arizona Department of Public Safety (AZDPS) a national model in providing customer-oriented, state-level law enforcement services, Colonel Frank Milstead has initiated an update to the agency’s licensing webpage at
Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - 12:06pm