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Posted on: November 24, 2015

Community Facilities District Board Vacancy Opens

Logo Superstition Mountain Community Facilities District

The Superstition Mountains Community Facilities District #1 (Sewer District) is actively seeking a district resident to fill a recent vacancy on their Board of Directors. This board vacancy’s term runs through July 7, 2016. Board members are appointed b...Read on...

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Posted on: October 30, 2015

AJPD Offers $3000 Reward for Information


On Monday October 26, 2015 at approximately 6:54 p.m., a Hit and Run accident occurred at the intersection of Superstition Boulevard and Ironwood Road in Apache Junction. A juvenile female was struck in the crosswalk by a silver 2006 – 2010 vehicle possi...Read on...

Posted on: October 27, 2015

Free Dump Week in November; Safety Changes at Landfill

land fill safety equipment

Republic Services, which owns and operates the landfill, has improved its safety rules this month
by requiring residents to wear high visibility clothes and head protection when using the landfill.Users can bring their own high-visibility shirt or vest...Read on...

Posted on: October 5, 2015

A Chief’s Message – To All Our Citizens

As we get closer to the fall season and the temperatures start to cool down we see many of our winter residents begin to return. The Apache Junction Police Department (AJPD) wants to welcome our returning and new winter residents back. I would like to rem...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 assistance and empathetic listening. ...Read on...

Posted on: June 18, 2015

AJPD needs Auxiliary Patrol volunteers!


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; service assistance such as transpo...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 and Answers below.

1. Who can...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 Investigations (FBI) and they wer...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 Junction has extended the pledge t...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 skeletal remains and clothing wer...Read on...

Posted on: May 6, 2015

AJPD is Seeking the Public’s Help


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 the main office of 975 South Roya...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 fugitives. These fugitives were want...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 highly successful and therefore lik...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 officers and while jumping 6 foot cha...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. According to the U.S. Department of ...Read on...