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.
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.
Phoenix— The Arizona Department of Public Safety (AZDPS) is reporting no collision fatalities on state highways patrolled by AZDPS during the 2018 Thanksgiving holiday, from Wednesday evening November 21, through Sunday evening November 25.
Northwestern Ariz —Following a four-week long investigation, Arizona Department of Public Safety (AZDPS) detectives have arrested seven people in connection with two illegal marijuana cultivation operations.