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Police offer tips to citizens about dinner-time burglaries
Between November 1, 2023, and January 23, 2024, Scottsdale Police have had 21 reported dinner-time burglaries occurring in residences along washes and golf courses. This trend is related to a larger, nationwide series that has been occurring over the last several years. Multiple valley agencies have been affected in Arizona, and we are working collaboratively to investigate these crimes.
Owners have until Jan. 8 to license short-term rental properties in Scottsdale
City ordinance requires short-term/vacation rental property owners/operators to obtain a Scottsdale license for each property. Owners must obtain licenses by Jan. 8, 2023, however, as of Dec. 14, only 530 of an estimated 5,000 properties in Scottsdale have applied for or received their Scottsdale license.
Scottsdale PD Reminds to Buckle up Arizona
In our efforts to meet one of the operational goals - to Enhance Traffic Safety, the Scottsdale Police Department will be supporting the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) Buckle up Arizona Enforcement campaign.
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Chief-J-Walther

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.

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Jeff Walther

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