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Posted on: April 18, 2017

Officer Honored by American Legion

Kelley-Legion

Apache Junction Police Officer Wes Kelley has been named Officer of the Year by the local American Legion Post 27.

Kelley was given the honor on April 9 by American Legion Post 27. Post Commander Karl Wilson presented the prestigious award to Officer Kelle...

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Posted on: February 16, 2017

AJPD Issues Public Advisory: Watch out for Traveling Thieves

OpenHouse

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: 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!

kids in hot cars

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"

IRS

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...