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Posted on: February 16, 2017

AJPD Issues Public Advisory: Watch out for Traveling Thieves


Last year some residents in Apache Junction and surrounding cities were targeted by Traveling Thieves. These thieves specifically targeted residents who were trying to sell their home. They presented as a younger couple looking for a place for their grand...

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Posted on: October 1, 2016

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month


If you saw it happening, would you know it was domestic violence? If you knew it was domestic violence, would you take the steps to report it? What are you doing to help prevent it?

In the news, social media, and on television we see public service ann...Read on...

Posted on: August 15, 2016

“What am I supposed to do if I am pulled over by the police?”

The Apache Junction Police Department (AJPD) has received multiple inquiries about what a person is supposed to do if they are pulled over by the police.

Last year Arizona Central published an article”Police traffic stops: The do's, don'ts and musts”. ...Read on...

Posted on: May 26, 2016

AJPD Warns: Do Not Leave your Children in a Hot Car!

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Apache Junction Police Department (AJPD) recently responded to a call of a child left in a vehicle outside a shopping center. Upon arrival, the parent had already removed the child from the car. Upon checking the temperature inside the vehicle, it regist...Read on...

Posted on: February 2, 2016

IRS Urges Taxpayers to Remain on "High Alert"


The Apache Junction Police Department (AJPD) would like to warn all Apache Junction and Gold Canyon residents of an IRS scam that has already victimized several residents. With tax season in full swing residents have been getting calls from people identif...Read on...

Posted on: March 29, 2017

Police Captain Appointed to National Committee


The Apache Junction Police Department is proud to announce the appointment of Capt. Arnold Freeman to the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) Police Administration Committee.

The IACP is a professional association for law enforcement world...

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Posted on: March 27, 2017

Public Hearing Regarding the Use of CDBG Funds on April 18


The city of Apache Junction will hold a public hearing on April 18 regarding an expected $150,000 in federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds that the city will receive from the Arizona Department of Housing regional account for the fiscal y...

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Posted on: March 16, 2017

City to Hold Community Meeting March 29 on Infill Plan

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The city of Apache Junction is looking for some new ideas in addressing infill development in the city.

The city will hold a community meeting to discuss the issue and take ideas as part of a two-day effort being supported by the U.S. Environmental Protect...

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Posted on: March 14, 2017

Celebrate Earth Day on April 1 at Earth Heart Park

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Join Horizon Health and Wellness and Apache Junction Parks and Recreation at the 5th Annual Earth Day Celebration and ladybug release.

Bring the whole family to Earth Heart Park on Saturday, April 1, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., for this year’s event, which will...

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Posted on: March 9, 2017

Housing Rehab Program in Apache Junction

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The city of Apache Junction has received federal funds to continue the owner occupied housing rehabilitation program. The program provides deferred payment loans from $1,000 to $55,000 for heating, air conditioning, plumbing, roofs, ADA accessibility, cod...

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Posted on: October 8, 2015

Meeting Agendas & Videos

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We have a one stop shop for everything related to council and city boards and commissions. Here you will find links to agendas and videos of the meetings.

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Posted on: January 30, 2013

Protecting Yourself from Identity Theft

Identity theft is the process of another individual using your personal information without your permission. Identity theft can take many forms, from using your credit card number to renting an apartment. While some forms of identity theft can be easily r...Read on...