As police officers, we are continuously analyzing situations and striving to do the right thing. Whether as a patrol... Read More
As most of you are aware, we recently completed our contract negotiations with the City of Phoenix for the 2023–2024... Read More
The month of May is a sacred time when peace officers, families and supporters can come together to remember and pay... Read More
With the fifth annual PLEA Charities Superhero 5K being Hulk-themed, actors from Put on the Cape (POTC): A Foundation... Read More
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This 4-day program is our most comprehensive program on the Reid Technique. We have integrated all of our material from our standard three day...
End of Watch September 22, 2021
Police Officer Phillip Vavrinec died as a result of contracting COVID-19 while serving as a School Resource Officer at Charles W. Harris Elementary...
End of Watch August 07, 2021
Police Officer Matt Hefter died as a result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty.
End of Watch May 31, 2021
Police Officer Ginarro New passed away from injuries after being and struck by another vehicle motorist that was traveling at a high rate of speed...
End of Watch March 29, 2020
Commander Greg Carnicle was shot and killed after responding to a domestic disturbance call involving roommates at a residence near 40th Drive and...
End of Watch March 21, 2019
Police Officer Paul Rutherford died from injuries received when he was struck by a vehicle near the intersection of 75th Avenue and Indian School...
End of Watch April 17, 2018
K9 Bane was killed while attempting an apprehension following a vehicle pursuit of a stolen vehicle. A male and female had led officers on a...
End of Watch May 19, 2016
Police Officer David Glasser succumbed to gunshot wounds sustained the previous day after responding to a burglary in progress at a home near the...
End of Watch March 03, 2014
Detective John Hobbs was shot and killed on March 3rd, 2014 as he and other members of the Fugitive Apprehension Team attempted to serve a felony...
End of Watch May 19, 2013
Shortly after 3:30 a.m. on May 19, 2013, Officer Daryl Raetz, #8899 and his partner were finishing the processing of the scene from a DUI stop in the...
End of Watch May 26, 2010
Officer Travis P. Murphy was shot and killed when he confronted a suspect who had fled the scene of a shots fired call earlier in the night. Officers...
From 1928 to the present, the Phoenix Police Department has lost 44 Officers in the line of duty.
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