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Pedestrian Struck and Killed in Vehicle Incident Involving YCSO Sergeant

Friday evening at approximately 7 pm, 74-year-old Donna Gordon of Yarnell was stuck by a vehicle and killed on Highway 89 and Post Road in Yarnell while crossing the street. The driver of the vehicle was a Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office Sergeant on his way home from his shift.  YCSO has asked the Department of


Dragging Chains Cause Multiple Fires Over Weekend – Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office

As many northern Arizonians know, fire season is encroaching. YCSO and local fire authorities have noticed an increase in fires alongside interstates due to a quite simple and avoidable reason: dragging chains. Around 4:15 am,  Saturday morning, June 4, 2022, YCSO dispatch received a call from Department of Public Safety (DPS) to report a fire


Governor Ducey Surges Public Safety Resources To Yuma Sector Southern Border

Governor Doug Ducey today announced a surge and repositioning of Arizona’s public safety resources to address the Biden Border Crisis in Yuma, Arizona. “It’s clear the Biden administration has created a December Disaster at our border,” said Governor Ducey. “As a result of piecemeal policy and a lack of federal involvement, U.S. Customs and Border


Governor Ducey Launches Arizona’s New Cyber Command Center

Governor Doug Ducey today launched Arizona’s new Cyber Command Center at a ceremony at the Department of Public Safety’s Arizona Counter Terrorism Information Center (ACTIC) in Phoenix. “Cybersecurity is homeland security. Our society is becoming increasingly interconnected through technology, and cybersecurity has become one of the most important issues facing Arizona,” said Governor Ducey. “This

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