Arizona Department of Public Safety

Crime

Injury Crash with Multiple Victims, Suspect in Custody

On Saturday, March 26, 2022, at 8:29 AM, a 2007 Lexus was traveling east on Manley Drive when an Arizona Department of Public Safety (DPS) Trooper attempted to conduct a civil traffic stop. The driver failed to yield to the DPS Trooper and accelerated on Manley Drive. The driver then turned onto Carla Vista Drive

Crime

Officer Involved Shooting

On January 5, 2022, at approximately 5:22 P.M. Prescott Police Officers responded to the Wells Fargo Bank, located at 3186 Willow Creek Road, upon the report of an armed female suspect threatening employees. Upon arrival, a Prescott Police Officer located the suspect still inside the bank. This initial contact resulted in the officer utilizing lethal

Crime

High Speed Chase Ends in Arrest

On Monday, August 16, 2021, at about 9:18 AM, Prescott Valley Police Department received a request from the Arizona Department of Public Safety (DPS) and Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office (YCSO) to locate a white Nissan Altima with Nevada license plates. Officers from both agencies attempted to stop the vehicle southbound on State Route 89 but

Emergency Services

Expanded Silver Alert system helps those with developmental disabilities

Cynthia Macluskie has memories of her 3-year-old son sneaking out of their Cave Creek home late at night, while she was asleep. “At 6 o’clock in the morning, someone’s banging on my door. … I still get goosebumps from this,” she said, looking down at her arm during an interview. A couple who’d woken up

Legal Beat

Arizona Border Strike Force Fighting Criminal Organizations

As the crisis on the United States-Mexico border escalates, the Arizona Department of Public Safety continues to deter and dismantle illegal activity to keep Arizona safe thanks to a highly-trained group of state troopers. Arizona’s Border Strike Force has been fighting criminal activity in Arizona communities and along the border since its creation by Governor

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