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Get a ride, not a DUI this Memorial Day holiday weekend
Get a ride, not a DUI this Memorial Day holiday weekend.
Enhancing Traffic Safety
In our efforts to meet one of our operational goals, Enhancing Traffic Safety, the Scottsdale Police Department received a grant from the Governor's Office of Highway Safety so we can support the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's (NHTSA) Buckle up… It's the Law Enforcement campaign.
Scottsdale considers strengthening local laws to address noise, nuisance parties and short-term rentals
The Scottsdale City Council on May 6 will consider amending city code provisions to improve the city's ability to hold people accountable for noisy neighborhood gatherings which often occur at short-term rental properties.
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City of Scottsdale - Police Department
8401 E. Indian School Road
Scottsdale, AZ 85251 


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Thank you for visiting the City of Scottsdale Police Department website. I am honored to serve alongside the men and women of the Scottsdale Police Department. We have a dedicated group of sworn officers, civilian employees and volunteers committed to safeguarding the lives and property of the Scottsdale community.  Their commitment to accountability in the delivery of police services to the citizens that live, work and visit our city has continually resulted in Scottsdale being recognized as one of America’s safest cities.

Our Police Department, in partnership with the citizens of Scottsdale, recognizes the changing needs of our community and law enforcement’s role in addressing those needs. Furthermore, we pledge Excellence, Initiative and Integrity to enhance the quality of life throughout our City knowing those we serve deserve no less.

On behalf of my command staff, our employees and volunteers thank you for taking the time to learn about our Department.


Jeff Walther

Chief of Police