Tonopah, Ariz. — An early morning crash along eastbound Interstate 10 left one child dead and several others injured. The driver was arrested and booked into jail for manslaughter and other related charges.
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.
On Friday October 13, 2017 at approximately 1515 hours, John "Gustov" Roe left his residence in the area of Lake Havasu City, possibly en route to the Garden grove area in CA. Mr. Roe was wearing Blur Jeans and a t-shirt.
While in Las Vegas for an Honor Guard Detail, an Arizona Department of Public Safety sergeant, without hesitation, aided Nevada authorities and victims during the deadly shooting at the Route 91 Harvest Festival.
Pinetop-Lakeside, Arizona — On the morning of October 3, 2017, a burglary was reported at a residence in Concho, Arizona. The Apache County Sheriff’s Office responded to the residence in order to investigate. An occupant of the residence was discovered deceased, the victim of a homicide.
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.
Southern Arizona — Every two years the Arizona Department of Public Safety (AZDPS) offers an opportunity to tow truck firms that meet standards set by the Department, to apply to be placed on the AZDPS tow truck rotation.