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.
At 12:14 p.m. today there was a six vehicle four-time fatal collision on Interstate 10 westbound at milepost 232. Minutes before this collision, DPS had put out an ATL (attempt to locate) for a reckless driver eastbound on I-10.
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.