Virtual Tribute Planned to Honor Commander Greg Carniclehttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/police/1116Police4/3/2020 7:20:00 PMhttps://youtu.be/9UIAPW98ha8Virtual Tribute Planned to Honor Commander Greg Carnicle<div class="ExternalClassC2EA94D9E6C04CF1AB560C8476CBF4B2"><html>The Phoenix Police Department is planning a virtual moment of silence to honor the life and sacrifice of Commander Greg Carnicle.<br><br>Carnicle was <span id="ms-rterangepaste-start"></span><a target="_blank" href="/newsroom/police/1098">shot and killed Sunday evening</a> by a suspect in a domestic disturbance call.  Two other officers were injured in the shooting.  Officer Alicia Hubert was released from the hospital and is recuperating at home.  Officer Marissa Dowhan remains hospitalized while her condition continues to improve.<br><br>The COVID-19 community health crisis is preventing immediate memorial services to honor Commander Greg Carnicle.  His immediate family will hold a small funeral mass on Tuesday April 7, with a full police memorial service planned once restrictions are lifted on large gatherings.  <br><br>To allow the community to come together virtually, the department will be hosting a virtual moment of silence to be held on the Department's Facebook page on Tuesday April 7 at Noon.  You do not need a Facebook account to participate in this Facebook Live.  Simply go to <a target="_blank" href="https://www.facebook.com/PhoenixPolice">Facebook.com/PhoenixPolice</a> to find the latest posts, which will include the live stream on Tuesday at approximately 11:50.  You can also do a <a target="_blank" href="https://facebook.com/events/s/moment-of-silence-for-commande/586768635381994/?ti=icl">virtual RSVP </a>to the event on that same page.<br><br>The department is also inviting community members to show their support for the Carnicle family during this difficult time by recording a brief 5-15 second video paying tribute or honoring Commander Carnicle.  This could include recording your observance of the moment of silence, a verbal message for the family or a salute to Commander Carnicle.   Those tributes can be shared to social media with the hashtag <strong>#RIPGregCarnicle.</strong>  The Department's social media team will then assemble those tributes for presentation to the family as a lasting memory of the sacrifice made by the husband, father, grandfather and son. <br><br>Tuesday's private immediately family funeral mass will be held at 10 a.m. at St. Jerome Catholic Church.  The service will be shared live with the community through the Phoenix Police Department's Facebook page.<br><br></html></div>https://phoenix.gov/policeVideopolicePolice
Phx PD Public Records and Services Unit Closed to Public, Online and Phone Service Onlyhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/police/1117Police4/3/2020 7:00:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/1117/Newsroom_Police_Corona_PRSU.pngPhx PD Public Records and Services Unit Closed to Public, Online and Phone Service Only<div class="ExternalClassD1DE110FD20842BAA77D7D3BB6129565"><html> <a href="/newsroom/em-and-hs/1054" target="_blank"><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><font color="#0066cc">See all City of Phoenix Impacted Services</font></span></a> <br>​<br>The Phoenix Police Department continues to receive regular updates on the COVID-19 health situation. We are working with our City Manager and the Maricopa County Health Department to make decisions about events that impact our officers and support staff and the community we serve.<br><br> On the recommendation of health experts at the federal, state and local level, customer access to the Public Records and Services Unit located at 1717 E. Grant St., Ste. 100 will be limited to on-line and phone customer service only.<br> <br> Effective Monday April 6, 2020 we will no longer schedule in-person customer appointments for Police Public and Traffic Records, Vehicle Impound, Alarms or Loud Party. The following guidelines will apply to each program. <br> <br> <strong>Police Public and Traffic Records </strong> <ul> <li> All requestors must submit requests <a target="_blank" href="/atyourservice">on-line through the portal.</a> </li> <li> To schedule a virtual appointment for a single record request please call 602-262-1885 or send an email to request an appointment at policerecords.appts@phoenix.gov </li> <li>Customers who do not have computer access, need technical support with the web-based portal or have been notified your records are available for pick up, can call 602-534-5787 or 602-262-1693 </li> </ul><p><strong>Vehicle Impounds</strong></p><ul><li>Customers can contact vehicle impound staff with vehicle inquires at 602-495-2096</li><li>All post-storage hearings will be scheduled and conducted telephonically</li> <li><a target="_blank" href="/police/resources-information/towing-information">Vehicle Towing Information</a> </li> <li> All required release documents must be submitted for review to impound@phoenix.gov </li> <ul> <li>Please include a phone number where you can be reached</li> <li>Staff will review documents and call you to schedule an appointment for you to respond to the tow yard where your vehicle is stored to pay the required fees and retrieve your vehicle.  </li> </ul> </ul><p>*Please note, until further notice all customers whose vehicles are stored at a City of Phoenix contracted vendor lot will be required to schedule an appointment with the tow vendor to retrieve items or property and to retrieve the vehicle.</p><ul><li>All City Towing 480-833-7278</li><li>DV Towing 623-516-4914</li><li>Western Towing 623-882-2999 <br></li></ul><p><strong>Alarms</strong></p><ul> <li>Customers can contact Alarm staff with false alarm and permit inquires and payments at 602-534-0322</li> <li>All False Alarm hearings will be scheduled and conducted telephonically in conjunction with the City of Phoenix Auditor's Office.</li> <li>Alarm information: <a target="_blank" href="/policesite/Documents/d_038226.pdf#search=alarm"><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><font color="#0066cc">City Codes</font></span></a> and <a target="_blank" href="/policesite/Documents/108093.pdf"><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><font color="#0066cc">Subscriber application</font></span></a>   </li> <li> When submitting a new permit application, please email the completed form to alarm.unit@phoenix.gov or mail to P.O. Box 29122, Phoenix, AZ 85038-9122 with your payment of $17 </li> <li> Alarm Permit renewals can be paid over the phone or mailed to City of Phoenix Alarm Permit Renewals, P.O. Box 29117, Phoenix, AZ 85038-9117 </li> </ul> <strong>Loud Party </strong> <ul> <li>Customers can contact Loud Party staff with notice and invoice inquires and payments at 602-262-7803</li> <li>All Loud Party hearings will be scheduled and conducted telephonically in conjunction with the City of Phoenix Auditor's Office.</li> <li>The City of Phoenix <a target="_blank" href="/police/resources-information/loud-party-ordinance">Loud Party Ordinance</a>  </li> </ul> <span id="ms-rterangepaste-end"></span> </html></div>https://phoenix.gov/policeNewspolicePolice
Close Friends Remember Commander Killed in the Line of Dutyhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/police/1105Police 4/1/2020 11:00:00 PMhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OIcxAN1UN-0Close Friends Remember Commander Killed in the Line of Duty<div class="ExternalClassEF681DB33C964E40A7BD01E6081C34F0"><html> <p>​Sunday's deadly shooting of a Phoenix Police Commander is leaving an unthinkable hole in the department and in his family. <br><br>Charmane Osborn, a lieutenant with the Phoenix Police Department, worked with Commander Greg Carnicle for about 20 years. Greg was her boss twice, as well as good family friends. <br><br>"He has that stern look a lot of the time, and once you got to know him, you knew what a true softy he really was," Lt. Osborn said. "He had this dry sense of humor that would tell jokes."<br><br>Lt. Osborn said Commander Carnicle was tough, decisive, and led from the front. <a href="/newsroom/police/1098" target="_blank">Which is exactly what he was doing on that final Sunday shift where he went first, followed by two younger officers, into a home for a domestic fight call</a>. All three were shot, but only the younger two officers survived. <br><br>Lt. Osborn said the commander was always looking out for the best interests of the Phoenix Police Department. <br><br>"I actually talked with Greg last Tuesday night," Lt. Osborn explained through tears. "He was encouraging me to make sure I was going to take the commander's process and test. Just ever supportive and trying to ensure that I was making smart career choices."   <br><br>Behind the badge was a caring family man, Osborn explained. Commander Carnicle was married to his wife, Ann, and together, had four children: CiCi, Rachel, John, and Veronica. He also had four grandchildren and two more on the way. <br><br>"So devoted to his family and making sure that his kids knew that he loved them and that he was involved in their lives by coaching sports, coaching his grandson," the lieutenant explained. <br><br>In the last few years, the growing Carnicle family had the chance to go on a cruise together and attend numerous Diamondbacks games – Greg was a big fan. <br><br>As his family, friends, and the force mourn this loss, Lt. Osborn said she knows what Commander Carnicle would say if he could.<br><br>"He would be like 'What are you doing? There's no crying in police work. Suck it up buttercup!'" Lt. Osborn smiled, "This is how we do this. Keep going. Carry the mission forward." <br><br><a target="_blank" href="/newsroom/police/1103">Read more about Commander Carnicle's 31 year career with the Phoenix Police Department.</a></p> </html></div>https://phoenix.gov/policeVideopolicePolice
Remembering Commander Gregory Carnicle's Contributions to Phoenix Policehttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/police/1103Police 3/31/2020 8:30:00 PMhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hLpts7yeldgRemembering Commander Gregory Carnicle's Contributions to Phoenix Police<div class="ExternalClassFC682FD44FA04652816A66E5CA338E52"><html>​As we remember the life of Commander Gregory Carnicle, we take a look back at his contributions to the Phoenix Police Department. <br><br>Commander Carnicle joined Phoenix Police on June 26, 1989 at the age of 25. He worked as a patrol officer in the Maryvale and South Mountain Precinct before promoting to the rank of Sergeant in 1995.<br><br>As a Sergeant, Carnicle led patrol squads in the Mountain View Precinct. Carnicle went on to work several specialty units as a Sergeant, including the Downtown Operations Unit, Community Relations Bureau, and Property Crimes Bureau. <br><br>In 2004, Carnicle promoted to the rank of Lieutenant. He was assigned to patrol in the Central City and Cactus Park Precinct. In 2006, Carnicle was assigned to the Tactical Support Bureau, including the Canine and Special Assignment Unit. After 6 years with the Tactical Support Bureau, in 2012, he went to work in the Professional Standards and Laboratory Services Bureau.  <br><br>In 2015, Carnicle was promoted to Commander, assigned to the Desert Horizon Precinct and then the Property Management Bureau. In June 2019, he returned to patrol as the Night Patrol Operations Commander. <br><br>On March 29, 2020, <a href="/newsroom/police/1098" target="_blank">Commander Carnicle was killed</a> in a domestic fight call for service. He was 56 years old with 31 years of service to the force. He planned to retire this coming October. <br><br>Watch this video with Chief Jeri Williams and Sergeant Mercedes Fortune about working with Commander Carnicle. <br><br>If you would like to help the Carnicle family, visit the <a target="_blank" href="https://www.phxpolicefoundation.org/">Phoenix Poli<span id="ms-rterangepaste-start"></span>ce Foundation's website</a>.<br><br></html></div>https://phoenix.gov/policeVideopolicePolice
Phoenix Police Commander Killed, Two Officers Injured in Shootinghttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/police/1098Police 3/30/2020 6:00:00 PMhttps://youtu.be/9UIAPW98ha8Phoenix Police Commander Killed, Two Officers Injured in Shooting<div class="ExternalClass69DFDB0964A34A1498FCCCAD2CE32836"><html> <p>​The Phoenix Police Department is mourning the loss of a highly decorated leader.  Commander Greg Carnicle was shot and killed while working a domestic fight call.</p> <p>On Sunday afternoon, March 29, Commander Carnicle and two other officers were called to the area of Pinnacle Peak and 40th Drive in North Phoenix.  The caller advised that one of the roommates was acting peculiar and the other roommates wanted him to leave.</p> <p>When the officers arrived on scene, they were directed to 22-year-old Jacob Emry Mcilveen.  As the officers talked with McIlveen, he remained calm.  The officers told him he would have to leave and helped him remove some of his property.  At some point, while they were taking his property outside, McIlveen slammed the front door on the officers.</p> <p>Additional officers went back inside the house to contact Mcilveen once again.  They could not see him; however they were able to talk to him while he remained upstairs.  As the officers were climbing the stairs, Mcilveen came out of one of the rooms upstairs and began shooting at the officers.  His shots struck Commander Greg Carnicle, Officer Marissa Dowhan and Officer Alicia Hubert. One of the other officers who had remained downstairs fired in the direction of Mcilveen. </p> <p>The injuries prevented the officers from getting out of the house. Additional officers already on scene were able to get the three injured officers from the home and secure the scene.  The Special Assignments Unit responded and attempted to negotiate Mcilveen's surrender. </p> <p>After several hours, Mcilveen came out of the house armed with a handgun. An officer shot at Mcilveen stopping the threat. Mcilveen was pronounced dead at the scene. </p> <p>Commander Carnicle and Officers Hubert and Dowhan were transported to a local hospital where Commander Carnicle was pronounced deceased.  There were no additional injuries.</p> <p>Commander Carnicle spent 31 years with the Phoenix Police Department. He served as officer, Sergeant, Lieutenant and finally promoting to Commander in 2015.  He held supervisory roles in our Special Assignments Unit, K-9, Professional Standards Bureau and the Crime Lab.  The 56-year-old was set to retire this fall and wanted to finish out this time on the force back where he started, protecting the streets of Phoenix.  Last summer, he approached Chief Jeri Williams and asked if he could be the duty commander for patrol.  </p> <p>Commander Carnicle was very well liked among his fellow officers.  He was known for his dry sense of humor and his direct, yet caring style.  He leaves behind a wife and four adult children.</p> <p>Officer Dowhan has been with the department for 3 years and is 23 years old.  Officer Hubert is 22 years old and has spent just under 2 years with the department.  Despite serious physical injuries, they are both expected to recover.</p> </html></div>https://phoenix.gov/policeVideopolicePolice
Community Message from Police Chief Jeri Williamshttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/police/1089Police 3/24/2020 10:00:00 PMhttps://youtu.be/LxsQI3JAaxACommunity Message from Police Chief Jeri Williams<div class="ExternalClass58A4D6A0E7B24F13A9CC338BDE3DF1B2"><html>By Chief Jeri Williams<br> Phoenix Police Department<br><br>"These are unprecedented times.<br><br>And I want to assure you that no matter the situation, the Phoenix Police Department is here to serve our community and to provide public safety needs.<br><br>I want to share publicly some of the temporary changes we've implemented to improve our ability to respond to violent crime while minimizing contact with people potentially infected with COVID-19.<br><br>First, as it relates to our police work:<br><ul><li>We have our dispatchers asking specific COVID-19 related questions when a call comes into 911.  This helps our officers know what they are walking into when responding to a call for service.</li></ul><ul><li>Once on the scene, our officers are assessing each situation to determine the best possible solution for the safety of all involved.  We are making every attempt to minimize transportation and exposure to the jails.  However, if the situation is violent or dangerous, individuals will transport as necessary.</li></ul><ul><li>We've closed the lobby at our Public Records and Services Unit.  If you need services such as public records, vehicle impound or assistance with alarms, you'll need to <a target="_blank" href="/newsroom/police/1079">call ahead to make an appointment</a>.  This is designed to limit the number of people in the building at the same time.  We've also made the decision to temporarily suspend fingerprinting services.  If you need to be fingerprinted, you can use 3rd party private service.</li></ul><ul><li>The Property Management Unit will also limit the number of customers in the lobby.</li></ul><ul><li>If you follow our social media platforms, you know we are encouraging the use of <a target="_blank" href="/police/policereport">online reporting</a> for crimes where possible.  This is a valuable service for crimes such as stolen or lost property, ID theft or credit card fraud.  This is just another way to limit person-to-person contact to prevent exposure to the virus.</li></ul><ul><li>Our officers are responding to businesses, providing education about the local and state order requiring bars, restaurants, gyms and movie theaters to close.  Our Community Relations and Community Action Officers will be providing<a href="/newsroom/police/1086" target="_blank"> educational materia</a>l to businesses that are not following the executive order.  We understand that this doesn't apply to family and friends who choose to get together privately, however as a reminder, the C-D-C has advised against any groups larger than 10 people.</li></ul>To help our officers be as safe as possible while meeting the needs of their personal lives, we are evaluating work schedules and making adjustments that balance those needs with the need to serve our community.<br><br>I would like to take this opportunity to also thank our health care partners as they provide the medical help to so many of us. Let's help them by donating blood, there is a critical need and I will be doing my part to help. Please consider donating. <br><br>We are a resilient community and I am confident we will get through this crisis. Let's work together to stop the spread by washing our hands and practicing social distancing.  Most importantly, if you are sick please stay home and call your health care provider. <br><br>God bless and be safe."<br><br><a target="_blank" href="/newsroom/em-and-hs/1054">See currently impacted City Services</a><br><br></html></div>https://phoenix.gov/policeVideopolicePolice
Citizens and Police Team up to Save Dog in Canalhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/police/1088Police 3/24/2020 3:07:00 PMhttps://youtu.be/InvmhJmEImgCitizens and Police Team up to Save Dog in Canal<div class="ExternalClass1FC4C39A26C1483BB6163D4E514D120F"><html> <p>​A dog in trouble got a helping paw from Phoenix Police, thanks to several concerned citizens, who called 911 to report the dog in distress.<br><br>At about 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, several people called 9-1-1 to report a dog stuck in a canal.  The dog was swimming in the canal and was unable to scale up the concrete sides to get out.<br><br>Several Phoenix Police officers responded to the call for help, and located the dog.  Officer Christopher Muniz was able to use one of the built in safety ladders to climb down and call the dog to him.  Officer Muniz reassured the scared dog, and coaxed it to swim to him.  The officer was able to secure a rope around the dog, and safely pull it from the canal.<br><br>The dog was taken to a local animal hospital to be checked out.  The dog was uninjured thanks the people who took time out of their day to call and get help for this dog in need.  <br><br>The dog was eventually taken to Maricopa County Animal Care and Control, and was quickly adopted.<br><br>This is another great example of the things Phoenix Police are called to help with on a daily basis.<br><br><span id="ms-rterangepaste-end"></span></p> </html></div>https://phoenix.gov/policeVideopolicePolice
Phoenix Police Educating Businesses on Local, State Closure Orderhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/police/1086Police 3/23/2020 11:30:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/1086/Newsroom_Police_Corona_Business_Impact.pngPhoenix Police Educating Businesses on Local, State Closure Order<div class="ExternalClass984AF56BB02F4E78A33565CBC9179E57"><html>​Local, State and Federal leaders are declaring a public health emergency in the face of COVID-19, and are issuing instruction to businesses to slow the spread of the virus. <br><br>Last week, both Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego and Arizona Governor Doug Ducey called for bars, movie theaters, and indoor gyms and fitness clubs be closed to the public until further notice. On-site dining at restaurants is also prohibited, but restaurants can offer food for drive-thru, delivery, or pickup. <br><br>Phoenix Police officers will be providing educational material to businesses that are not following the executive order from the Governor. If you see an establishment open or violating the gathering restrictions, report it to police at 602-262-6151 or online at phoenix.gov/police/policereport. <br><br>These directives from Gov. Ducey do not impact cafeterias at nursing homes, hospitals, and similar facilities, nor do they impact soup kitchens that provide meals to the needy. These places may continue normal operation while taking precautions to ensure social distancing and appropriate hygiene according to federal CDC standards. <br><br>The order also does not apply to families or friends who still choose to get together privately, however we remind you the CDC has advised against any groups larger than 10 people.<br><br>As a reminder, other effective ways to slow the spread of COVID-19 include staying home if you feel sick, washing hands, disinfecting surfaces, and avoiding touching your face.</html></div>https://phoenix.gov/policeNewspolicePolice






Health Alert: Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)https://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/AdBox/DispForm.aspx?ID=16https://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/AdBox/Attachments/16/S275a.jpgHealth Alert: Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)<div class="ExternalClass6158472297AD4DAC86558FE3A36DD428"><html>Read the City of Phoenix impacted services update; one comprehensive page to track what's open and operating and what's temporarily impacted.<br></html></div>Newshttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/em-and-hs/10543/9/2020 10:17:13 PM5/30/2020 10:17:13 PM

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