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John Hobbs Memorial Marker Unveiled

John Hobbs Memorial Marker Unveiled

On March 3, 2014 Phoenix Police Detective John Hobbs, a member of the Major Offender Unit’s Fugitive Apprehension Investigative Detail was killed in the line of duty at the intersection of North 43rd Avenue and Bethany Home Road while attempting …

Phoenix Has Another Top Cop!

Phoenix Has Another Top Cop!

Phoenix Police Department Canine Handler Mike Lin has been selected as a TOP COP by NAPO, the National Association of Police Organizations, for his actions during the early morning hours of March 3, 2014 while responding to emergency radio traffic …

Carey’s Corps Triumphs!

Carey’s Corps Triumphs!

In 2009, 27 year old United States Marine Corps Staff Sergeant James Carey, who served  combat tours in Iraq, received injuries in a training exercise at Camp Pendleton which rendered him blind and confined to a wheel chair.  In the …

Shooting Suspect Sentenced

Shooting Suspect Sentenced

On December 31, 2013 at approximately 2:00 pm, Phoenix Police Officers responded to an armed robbery at the IHOP restaurant located near 44th Street and Oak.  Officer Scott Sefranka subsequently spotted the suspects fleeing the scene on Thomas Road before …

25th Annual TAPS Memorial Golf Tournament

25th Annual TAPS Memorial Golf Tournament

On Saturday, April 18, 2015, the Wigwam Resort and Spa in Litchfield Park will host the 25th Annual TAPS Memorial Golf Tournament.

For the past 24 years this tournament was held in memory of Phoenix Police Motor Officer …

Yahner gets the Nod

Yahner gets the Nod

On February 11, 2015 at a press conference held at City Hall, City Manager Ed Zuercher announced the appointment of  interim Police Chief Joe Yahner to the position of Police Chief.  PLEA would like to extend heartfelt congratulations to Chief …