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The Phoenix Police Department is now hiring for multiple positions. If you would like to join the team and become a police officer now is the time. Check out our recruitment page that has all of the information you need to know. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter to keep up-to-date on events, testing, and more. 

You can become the voice that helps citizens and guides officers as a Police Communications Operator. Learn more about this exciting career by visiting the Communications Bureau page.

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Virtual Block Watch

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The Phoenix Police Department has launched a new crime fighting program called "Virtual Block Watch". The idea is simple, if you have a security camera let us know that you do. Then, if there is a crime in the area we will know where we might be able to find video footage of the suspect.

Registering your camera not only helps deter crime, but assists the Department in its overall crime prevention strategy in your neighborhood. You aren't granting us control of your camera or sharing control, simply letting us know you have it so we know where another set of eyes are to help us fight crime. You can register and become a part of the program now

 

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​Phoenix Police Foundation 

The Phoenix Police Foundation [a 501(C)(3)] was established in 2002 with the intent to gain community support for unmet police department capital needs, and provide financial assistance for department employees and their families in times of crises.

During the past 12 years the Foundation has provided emergency assistance for dozens of individuals facing personal tragedies, funding for technology needs for the department, officers' equipment and other various initiatives that help the Phoenix Police Department in its efforts to keep America's sixth-largest city as safe as possible. PHXPoliceFoundation.org​​​

 

 

Driver Drags Man Who Cut Him Off in Convenience Store Parking Lothttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/police/988Police 2/21/2020 6:30:00 PMhttps://youtu.be/zo_hfqbQm80Driver Drags Man Who Cut Him Off in Convenience Store Parking Lot<div class="ExternalClassFE25E4420DF145F0955235F016A5F7B6"><html>Police are looking for the driver of a truck who ran into a man walking out of a gas station, dragging him 50 feet on the grill of the truck before taking off.<br><br>The crime happened at 27th Avenue and Peoria on Sunday night.<br><br>The victim was in a black truck when he pulled in front of white truck in the gas station parking lot.<br><br>Based on surveillance video, about 60 seconds later the driver of the white truck pulls up next to the truck parked at the pump and appears to throw his drink at the vehicle.<br><br>Less than a minute later, the driver of the black truck leaves the convenience store and the white truck slams into him while he walking, dragging his body about 50 feet before the 34-year-old victim slips under the vehicle.<br><br>That man is recovering from serious injuries.<br><br>The suspect is described as a 30-35 year old white man with red hair and a beard.  He's driving a white and black 4 door Ford Raptor with a sunroof.<br><br>If you have any information to help solve this crime, contact Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS or <span id="ms-rterangepaste-start"></span><a href="http://www.silentwitness.org/" target="_blank">silentwitness.org</a>.<br></html></div>https://phoenix.gov/policeVideopolice
Phoenix Police Sergeant Rights a Wrong 60 Years Laterhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/police/986Police 2/20/2020 8:12:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/986/Newsroom_Cole_Candace_3.jpgPhoenix Police Sergeant Rights a Wrong 60 Years Later<div class="ExternalClass0B32639C5B4E4653B316A02C6C3D6683"><html>​It was a hot Phoenix night last August when Patrol Sergeant Vince Cole first met Candace Ramsey.<br><br>It wasn't the crime report he was taking from her that caught his attention, but a framed Navajo Nation Police Patch.<br><br>As Sgt. Cole asked Candace about the patch, she beamed with pride for the man who wore that patch.  Her grandfather Gordon James was a Sergeant with the Navajo Nation Department of Public Safety more than 60 years ago.  She shared that her grandfather was killed in the line of duty. <br><br>As a member of the Phoenix Police Honor Guard, Sgt. Cole asked Candace if she had gone to Washington DC to see her grandfather's name etched on the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial.  “His name is not on that wall," Candace said sadly. That's when Sgt. Cole knew he wanted to make that wrong right. <br><br>He got back to the office and put on his historian hat.  His research revealed James was a Korean War Veteran prior to becoming a police officer with the Navajo Nation Public Safety. On August 30, 1960 Sergeant James lost his life in the line of duty, killed by a drunk driver.<img src="/policesite/MediaAssets/Untitled%20design%20(1).jpg" style="margin:5px;width:341px;vertical-align:auto;float:right;" /><br><br>Sgt. Cole reached out to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Foundation.  After 6 months of work, on January 29, 2020, the Foundation informed Candace and her family that Sgt. Gordon C. James would be added to the memorial wall in D.C. on May 13, 2020 during the Annual Candlelight Vigil. <br><br>“I am so proud of my grandfather, it is such a great honor," Candace said.  <br><br>A chance meeting that united two law enforcement families together so one man's heroic actions will never be forgotten.<br></html></div>https://phoenix.gov/policeNewspolice
Police Employees Honored for Their Service to the Communityhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/police/963Police 2/18/2020 7:00:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/963/Newsroom_Police_WomenInBlue.jpgPolice Employees Honored for Their Service to the Community<div class="ExternalClass8D5531262A43458FB15A4C3AB1097F9F"><html> <div>​On February 18, 2020, the Phoenix Police Foundation hosted their 3rd  Annual Women in Blue Luncheon, honoring women who work in law enforcement. During the luncheon, three Phoenix Police employees were recognized for their service to the City. The three women are Assistant Chief Sandra Renteria, Officer Lisa Fisher and Zachia Villanueva, a communication supervisor. </div> <div> <br> </div> <div>Assistant Chief Sandra Renteria was honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award. She has been on the police department for over 30 years and rose through the ranks as the first Hispanic female to be promoted into  sergeant, lieutenant, commander and assistant chief positions on the department. Over her career, she has worked in many different assignments, including field training and undercover assignments. Chief Renteria is currently serving as the assistant chief over the southern patrol division. During her career she has inspired many of her coworkers to promote and excel in their careers, always being there to offer advice and support. </div> <div> <br> </div> <div>“As you progress through your career and you look back, it is not about the rank you achieve, it is not about the accolades that you get, it is really about the people you impact along the way,” said Commander Dennis Orender. “I think if you look back over her career, she positively impacted a lot of people.” </div> <div> <br> </div> <div>This summer Chief Renteria is retiring, and she has said that she believes she will miss being a part of something bigger than herself. </div> <div> <br> </div> <div>Watch Chief Renteria's award video: <a target="_blank" href="https://youtu.be/R0OhFFu6ns4">https://youtu.be/R0OhFFu6ns4</a>.</div> <div> <br> </div> <div>Officer Lisa Fisher was honored with the Elevating Woman in Law  Enforcement Award. Officer Fisher has worked for the City of Phoenix since 2007 and is currently assigned to the canine unit. She is one of 17 canine handlers, the only female, and she is part of the SWAT dog program. </div> <div> <br> </div> <div>“When you look at Lisa Fisher, her dog, her abilities, her confidence, her competence and what she does, you are just filled with tremendous pride,” said Assistant Chief Mary Roberts. </div> <div> <div> <div> <br> </div> <div>Watch Officer Fisher's award video: <a data-auth="NotApplicable" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank" href="https://youtu.be/PybgMsf63wc">https://youtu.be/PybgMsf63wc</a>.<br></div> </div> <div> <br>Last but not least, Ms. Zachia Villanueva, a supervisor in the Communications Bureau was honored with the Community Advocate Award. She has worked in the Communications Bureau for 21 years, starting her career as a 911 operator. </div> </div> <div> <br> </div> <div>Not only is Ms. Villanueva serving her community while she is at work, but she is also ver y involved with Ronald McDonald House Charities. She started volunteering in 2009, donating her time to clean rooms and facilities between families using them. Since then, she has become a board member for the charity. </div> <div> <br> </div> <div>“Zachia is one of the volunteers that is just unbelievably amazing. She is kind, she is supportive, she is engaged, she is committed and dedicated to our families, and there isn’t anything that you would ask of here that she wouldn’t do,” said Kerry Schulman, CEO of RMHC Central & Northern Arizona.  </div> <div> <br> </div> <div>Watch Ms. Villanueva's award video: <a data-auth="NotApplicable" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank" href="https://youtu.be/fQqj6OtxKJ0">https://youtu.be/fQqj6OtxKJ0</a>.<br></div> <div> <br> </div> <div>Also during the ceremony, the foundation also honored two young ladies from Charley's Heroes with the Police Advocate Award. Learn more about them in their award video: <a data-auth="NotApplicable" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank" href="https://youtu.be/dkjKEX1IKhA">https://youtu.be/dkjKEX1IKhA</a>.<br></div> <div> <br> </div> <div>The Phoenix Police Foundation’s mission is not only to recognize employees like these amazing three women, but also to fund technology needs for the department and to provide financial assistance to employees and their families in crisis situations. To learn more about the way they support the police department, please visit heir website:  <a target="_blank" href="https://www.phxpolicefoundation.org/">https://www.phxpolicefoundation.org/</a>.</div> <br> </html></div>https://phoenix.gov/policeNewspolice