Public Affairs Bureau

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The Public Affairs Bureau’s (PAB) mission is to facilitate high quality communication to our internal and external customers, promote positive awareness of the department, and to proactively support the department’s crime suppression goals.​​​

​PAB is also responsible for promoting the department's image through marketing departmental programs and community services campaigns. ​


Check out Phoenix Police social media:​ ​​


​Download the Phoenix Police App: 

File a report online, find out hiring information, police transparency data and much more. 

Access our social media pages even if you do not have a personal social media accout. 

Watch an informational video​ about the app.  Available for both IOS and Android.​


Police ​​Publ​ic Records​​

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.

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Media Relations Unit

On-call PIO

​All PIOs may be reached via email: ​phoenixpd.pio@phoenix.gov

Coverage hours are typically from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.​

​​After Hours

At nights, city holidays, and on weekends, the PIO email inbox will be monitored for emergencies or inquiries that need immediate attention. Otherwise, media members can request the duty lieut​enant on the scene.

Media Advisories

An archive of media advisories is available to view: phoenix.gov/police​/media_advisories

​Download the Phoenix Police App

File a report online, find out hiring information, police transparency data and much more. 

Access our social media pages even if you do not have a personal social media accout. 

Watch an informational video​ about the app.  Available for both IOS and Android.​


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.  

 ​Deputy Director
Donna Rossi​


Public Information 
Sergeant Ann Justus

Public Information 
Sergeant Andy Williams

Public Information 
Sergeant Vincent Cole

Open​ Data

​To be transparent, public information about officer involved​ shooting incidents, crime data and calls for service are posted to a digital dashboards and data tables on Phoenix's Open Data portal. ​


Other Public Records

Form IV’s and Court Documents

Please contact the court for copies of these documents.

Mugshots

Please contact the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office for mugshots.


Silent Witness

The Silent Witness Program began in Phoenix in March, 1979. The goal of the program is to provide an easy opportunity for citizens to give the p​olice information about felony criminal activity, with a guarantee of anonymity and cash rewards as an incentive. The concept is to combine the forces of the public, the media and the police in solving felony crimes committed throughout Maricopa County. All rewards are paid out of privately donated funds. 

The Silent Witness Program has developed into an inter-agency task force, utilizing detectives from all valley law enforcement agencies. Approximately 25% of the crimes solved and rewards paid through Silent Witness are from outside the City of Phoenix. 

Currently, the Silent Witness Program is headed by a Phoenix Police Sergeant and is comprised of two full time Phoenix Detectives and one Police Assistant. ​

To learn more about how the Silent Witness Program works, please visit their website.

If you recognize the suspect or have information on the crime, call 480-WITNESS or go online, www.silentwitness.org to provide a tip. ​​





Media Inquiries:    phoenixpd.pio@phoenix.gov
Coverage hours are typically from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.​

Media Room
Police Headquarters
620 W. Washington Street
Phoenix, AZ 85003
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Public Inquires:  informationdesk.ppd@phoenix.gov




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