Media can submit public records requests online. All public records requests are handled by the Public Records Unit and Services Unit located at 1717 E Grant Street, Suite 100. Please be aware of this if you are on a deadline.
Media Relations Unit
All PIOs may be reached via the Media Inquiry Portal.
Coverage hours are typically weekdays (non-holidays) from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.
At nights, city holidays, and on weekends, the
Media Inquiry Portal will be monitored for emergencies or inquiries related to critical incidents. Otherwise, media members can request the on-duty lieutenant at the scene.
An archive of media advisories is available to view in our
Media Advisory page.
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About the Media Relations Unit
The Media Relations Unit, is staffed by full-time Public Information Sergeants (PIO's) and are responsible for disseminating timely and accurate information to media, as well as media advisories relating to police activities and events.
The unit is also a resource for other Phoenix Police Department work units seeking on-scene assistance with breaking news events, media relations training, or publicity for activities that reflect positively upon the police department.
Lieutenant Vince Lewis
Sergeant Philip Krynsky
Sergeant Brian Bower
Sergeant Melissa Soliz
Sergeant Rob Scherer