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Posted on: August 31, 2015

Search Warrant Leads to Three Arrests for Heroin/Methamphetamine Distribution

Arrests

On August 26th, 2015 the Apache Junction Police Department (AJPD) executed a search warrant in the 500 block of S. Main Drive in Apache Junction. The warrant was in support of an ongoing investigation into illicit drug use... Read on...

Posted on: August 24, 2015

Summer Concerts in the Park – Make-up Concert

Mark your calendar for the make-up concert for the Forresters! This concert has been rescheduled for Saturday, September 26th. The Forresters will bring some sounds of country and old-time rock and roll to Apache Junction... Read on...

Posted on: August 7, 2015

Search Warrant Leads to Arrest of Apache Junction Resident

Kenneth Dallas

On August 5th, 2015 the Apache Junction Police Department (AJPD) executed a search warrant in the 700 block of S. Saguaro Drive in Apache Junction. The warrant was in support of an ongoing investigation into illicit drug... Read on...

Posted on: August 4, 2015

Back to School Safety!

BacktoSchool

As the 2015 – 2016 school year approaches, the Apache Junction Police Department (AJPD) encourages safety for motorists, parents and youth.

Motorists are reminded to…
? Slow down and obey all traffic signs? Stay alert... Read on...

Posted on: August 2, 2015

Avoiding Fraud and Con-Games

Fadcebook scams

The Apache Junction Police Department would advise our residents to continue being vigilant in avoiding the ever evolving scams, fraud and/ or con-games.

If you are offered a deal that sounds too good to be true, it... Read on...

Posted on: July 30, 2015

Help AJPD Fight Crime: Submit a TIP

Tip411

The Apache Junction Police Department (AJPD) works closely with the community to help reduce crime in Apache Junction. We ask that you report anything that looks suspicious: you have a better idea of what looks suspicious... Read on...

Posted on: July 22, 2015

Help Support our Community: Volunteer with AJPD!

Police

The mission of the Apache Junction Police Department volunteer program is to support the numerous other divisions and units of the police department to provide enhanced police services and to promote community partnerships... Read on...

Posted on: July 12, 2015

Address Visibility: Will we be able to find you?

Address

One of the first questions a caller is asked when calling 9-1-1 is “What is your address?” or “Where are you located?” Based on this information emergency personnel are dispatched to find the caller in need of assistance. ... Read on...

Posted on: July 7, 2015

Weatherization Program Can Help Reduce Energy Cost

Community Action Human Resources Agency (CAHRA) has Arizona Public Service and Salt River Project funding to assist eligible low-income homeowners in Pinal County with Weatherization, according to Mary Lou Rosales, Executive... Read on...

Posted on: July 6, 2015

Making Peace - Tips on Managing Conflict

Irritated? Frustrated? Angry? Ready to explode? You're not alone. Whether it's the extreme heat, an argument with a friend, aggravated because a driver cuts in front of you, or a disagreement about the best way to do a... Read on...

Posted on: June 19, 2015

AJPD needs Victim Services Volunteers!

Victim Services

Apache Junction Police Department is looking for volunteers!

We are in need of volunteers for the VICTIM SERVICES PROGRAM.

These volunteers can assist by providing resource information, transportation, personal... Read on...

Posted on: June 18, 2015

AJPD needs Auxiliary Patrol volunteers!

Auxiliary

Apache Junction Police Department is looking for volunteers!

We are in need of volunteers for the AUXILIARY PATROL division.

These volunteers Assist with traffic control; completing appropriate department reports;... Read on...

Posted on: June 16, 2015

Ironwood Drive Reconstruction Begins

Apache Junction, AZ - Drivers on Ironwood Drive, between Broadway Road and Apache Trail will be experiencing periodic restrictions during the summer months. Beginning on June 8th, 2015 utility companies will be relocating... Read on...

Posted on: June 7, 2015

Sidewalks, Bike Lanes, and Roadways: Who can use what?

There are many exciting changes to Apache Trail and to help answer some questions about the use of sidewalks, the new bike lanes, and the roadways, Apache Junction Police Department (AJPD) has put together a few Questions... Read on...

Posted on: June 5, 2015

AJPD Warns of FBI Lottery Scam

Last week Apache Junction Police Department received a call from an Apache Junction resident. The woman on the phone advised she had received a call from someone identifying themselves as an agent of the Federal Bureau of... Read on...

Posted on: June 5, 2015

Just One Day

Just one Day

Just One Day is an organization that strives to unite the shelters across the United States not to euthanize any savable animals. That one day is June 11th.. Paws & Claws Care Center (PCCC) along with the City of Apache... Read on...

Posted on: May 22, 2015

AJPD Seeking Public’s Help with Cold Case- Jane Doe

Jane Doe

The Apache Junction Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance once again in identifying the body of a woman found in the desert area of Idaho Road and Baseline Avenue in Apache Junction on August 6th, 1992. Her... Read on...

Posted on: May 24, 2015

AJPD Warns: Don’t be a Vacation Victim

While Apache Junction is a very safe city, the Apache Junction Police Department (AJPD) wants everyone, whether a resident, a visitor here or traveling to another city, to have a safe and crime free visit. Therefore, here... Read on...

Posted on: May 6, 2015

AJPD is Seeking the Public’s Help

Suspect

The Apache Junction Police Department (AJPD) is asking for the public’s assistance. On March 20th, 2015 at 8:30 p.m. an attempted armed robbery and aggravated assault with a handgun occurred in the parking lot in front of... Read on...

Posted on: April 27, 2015

Apache Junction Police Department: 307 Fugitives Arrested By Task Force

Over the month of March 2015, Apache Junction Police Department participated in a state wide fugitive apprehension operation led by the United States Marshals Service. This operation led to the overall arrests of 307... Read on...

Posted on: April 9, 2015

Warning: Visa/ Mastercard Phone Phishing Scam Alert

The Apache Junction Police Department would like to make the residents of Apache Junction aware of a new and increasingly common credit card scam. While this scam is primarily being reported in the Midwest, it has been... Read on...

Posted on: March 5, 2015

Two Arrested on Drug Related Charges

ScalaSchultz

On February 12, 2015 Apache Junction Police Department (AJPD) Community Resource Enforcement Unit (CREU), Criminal Investigation Division (CID) and SWAT served a search warrant on Marc Schultz, age 42, at his residence... Read on...

Posted on: March 4, 2015

Citizen Receives Outstanding Citizenship Award

Good Citizen

On December 13, 2014 Thomas Owen of Apache Junction offered assistance to Apache Junction Police Officer Jesse Frantz who was in pursuit of a repeat offender. The offender had fled after his initial contact with AJPD... Read on...

Posted on: February 23, 2015

Motorcycle Safety Reminder

Motor Officer

As the weather warms up more motorcycle riders are taking to the streets and mountain roads to enjoy this beautiful state. With this increase in motorcycle traffic, there is also an increase in motorcycle accidents. ... Read on...

Posted on: January 14, 2015

Apache Junction City Council Approve Land Exchange

Apache Junction, Arizona - During the December 2 Apache Junction City Council meeting, the Land Exchange Agreement for Project Number ED-14-01 was passed unanimously. The city owned one-tenth of an acre on 2nd Avenue east of... Read on...

Posted on: February 11, 2015

2014 - A Good Year for the Apache Junction Animal Control Paws & Claws Care Center!

Pets.JPG

Our goal at the Apache Junction Animal Control Paws & Claws Care Center is to find forever homes for all animals. In 2014 the total number of abandoned pets decreased by 55%, while the number of pets adopted increased by... Read on...

Posted on: January 8, 2015

Portion of Meridian Road Closed for US 60 Construction

Apache Junction, Arizona – Meridian Road is scheduled to be closed in both directions at US 60 (Superstition Freeway) in the Apache Junction area for approximately seven months, starting January 5. The closure will be in... Read on...

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Posted on: December 4, 2014

Earned Income Tax Credit

Apache Junction, Arizona - The IRS may owe YOU money! You may qualify for federal tax credits and not even know it. The Earned Income Credit (EIC) and Child Tax Credit (CTC) are federal tax benefits for working people like... Read on...

Posted on: February 14, 2013

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The City of Apache Junction has very recently posted valuable information... Read on...


Parks and Recreation

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Posted on: August 24, 2015

Summer Concerts in the Park – Make-up Concert

Mark your calendar for the make-up concert for the Forresters! This concert has been rescheduled for Saturday, September 26th. The Forresters will bring some sounds of country and old-time rock and roll to Apache Junction... Read on...


Police Department

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Posted on: November 13, 2014

Senior Crime Prevention

People over the age of 55 make up almost a third of the population of Apache Junction. Seniors are enjoying longer, healthier lives, and by the year 2016, this number will increase to almost half the population being over 55... Read on...

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... Read on...