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Police Service Dog Scout Retires
Scottsdale Police Service Dog "Scout" retires after 6 1/2 years of service.
Police asking for help to identify two residential burglary suspects
Police request help to ID two residential burglary suspects
Video: Behind the Badge – Records
Find out how the Scottsdale Police Department manages the thousands of records requests it receives every year.
Video: Behind the Badge – Back to School
Learn how the Scottsdale Police Department partners with area school districts to provide a safe environment for students.
2nd Degree Murder Suspect Arrested
Scottsdale Police arrested suspect Daniel James Hinton for 2nd Degree Murder
Help us ID this Commercial Burglar
A male burglary suspect breaks into Scottsdale Mail Services.
Update: Police need your help in identifying Armed Robbery Suspect
Circle K Armed Robber Arrested
Update - Suspect Arrested - Scottsdale PD seeks help identifying Homicide person of interest
Police ask for the public's assistance in recent Scottsdale Homicide
Enjoy a cool, safe Fourth of July in Scottsdale
Scottsdale invites everyone to celebrate the holiday in a cool, safe environment – and to be vigilant in protecting our irreplaceable desert.
Scottsdale PD Announces Promotion
SPD Commander Slavin promoted to Assistant Chief
SPD Leaders Graduate from Northwestern University
SPD Commander Minor and Lieutenant Nichols complete 10 week Staff and Command Program at Northwestern University
Video: Behind the Badge – Homelessness
Learn about the collaboration of departments across the city to address homelessness.
Scottsdale Public Safety Teen Academy Starts Monday for 40 Valley Teens
Almost 40 teens are gaining life skills while learning about future careers in law enforcement and fire services June 4-8 at the Scottsdale Public Safety Teen Academy. This is the 12th year that Scottsdale Police and Fire departments offer a total public safety experience, which includes exposure to both police and fire training.
2018 Click It or Ticket campaign begins
Scottsdale PD's Click It or Ticket campaign starts May 21st
DUI Task Forces active for Memorial Day Holiday
Scottsdale Police is collaborating with other valley agencies as a DUI Task Force for the Memorial Day Holiday.
May puts focus on mental health crisis planning
Scottsdale Police Crisis Intervention Team presents topics on mental health
Tip A Cop on May 24th
We are teaming up with Grimaldi's for a Tip A Cop event next Thursday May 24th from 4:30pm - 8:30pm at all three Scottsdale locations
The Scottsdale Angels Are Ready
Committed to helping those suffering from addiction by providing an evaluation and work to secure appropriate services
Update - Help Us ID Robbery and Assault Suspects
ATM Robbery and Assault Suspects Arrested
Police need your help in identifying Credit Card Theft Suspect
Female suspect stole victim's wallet from her purse
Allison Feldman murder suspect arrested
Suspect arrested for 2015 murder of Allison Feldman
Interactive Voice Response (IVR) for non-emergency callers
Interactive Voice Response Implemented
Video: Behind the Badge - Scottsdale PD is hiring!
Do you want to work in the Scottsdale Police Department? Learn about physical fitness requirements, background checks and polygraph tests.
Texting to 911 a reality in Scottsdale
Texting in an emergency is now an option in Scottsdale and across Maricopa County.
Scottsdale PD seeks help identifying Burglary suspect
The suspect used the stolen credit cards around the valley.
Scottsdale PD seeks help identifying Homicide suspect and vehicle
A male deliberately stuck a metal object into the front spoke of the victim's bike
Help identify a bank robber
On Thursday February 15, 2018 a male suspect entered the 1st Bank at 7602 E. Indian School Road and provided a note to the teller indicating that he had a weapon and demanded money
Update - Fatal Shooting Suspect In-Custody
Suspect in fatal shooting of Tempe Fire Department Captain Kyle Brayer in-custody
Suspect at large after fatal shooting
Victim identified as 34 year old Kyle Brayer, an off-duty Tempe Fire Department Captain
10 Tips when attending the Waste Management Phoenix Open
Have a fun and safe time at the Waste Management Phoenix Open.
Collaborative Response Joint Training Session
Public Safety partners recently teamed up to conduct an active shooter training in Scottsdale.
Where's the Five-O

Circle K Armed Robbery Suspect Arrested
Scottsdale Police arrest Circle K armed robbery suspect
Update - Fatal Collision at Scottsdale & Doubletree
Scottsdale Police investigate a single car fatality
Police seeking help in locating fugitive
Police request help to locate fugitive of justice, Gloria Schulze
Video: Behind the Badge – Be safe for the holidays!
Learn tips on how to protect yourself from crimes of opportunity while holiday shopping.
Bike share companies in Scottsdale
Several dockless bike share companies have started operating in the city of Scottsdale - here is some information about these new services.
Passing of Police Crisis Response Canine Fozzie
Fozzie holds the distinction of being the nation’s first full-time Police Crisis Response Canine and was a pioneer for public safety agencies.
Video: Behind the Badge – Administrative Services
Scottsdale Police Chief Alan Rodbell discusses the complexities of the administration of a police department.
Video: Behind the Badge – Teen Driving Safety
Scottsdale Police Chief Alan Rodbell talks with panelists about keeping kids safe on the road.
Video: Behind the Badge – Police Chaplains
Scottsdale Police Chief Alan Rodbell talks to the police department's chaplains about the support that they provide to officers, their families, and the public.
Video: Behind the Badge – Body Cameras
Scottsdale Police Chief Alan Rodbell leads a discussion on the use of body cameras in the Scottsdale Police Department.
Police launching lifesaving drug program for opioid overdoses
Scottsdale Police Department is launching a program to better equip officers as they confront the ever evolving opioid abuse issue within our community
Video: Behind the Badge – Safe Kids
Hear about some ways to keep kids out of trouble during the summer break.
Scottsdale's bike units provide service on spokes
No matter the department or the activity, Scottsdale’s bike units agree – providing service on spokes is a different and often times better way of connecting with the public they serve.
Video: Behind the Badge - Robots
Check out some cool tech the Scottsdale Police Department S.W.A.T. Team uses!
Video: Behind the Badge - Vehicular Homicide Investigations
Learn how the Scottsdale Police Department investigates fatal crash scenes to determine if a crime has been committed.
Help identify a bank robbery suspect
Suspect robbed the Amtrust Bank located at 8764 E Shea Boulevard on January 30, 2017
DUI Task Forces active for Waste Management Phoenix Open
Scottsdale Police is collaborating with other valley agencies as a DUI Task Force for the Waste Management Phoenix Open.
Chief Rodbell receives AACOP award
Chief Rodbell awarded the 2017 Chief of the Year for the State of Arizona by the Arizona Association of Chiefs of Police
Study finds photo enforcement makes Scottsdale streets safer
A new study analyzing 10 years of data finds that photo enforcement significantly reduces crashes on Scottsdale streets.
Video: Behind the Badge – Police Dogs
Meet a couple of the four-legged members of the Scottsdale Police Department.

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