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Posted on: August 15, 2018

Address Visibility

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One of the first questions a 911 dispatcher asks when you call 9-1-1 is “What is your address?” or “Where are you located?” Based on the location information provided, emergency personnel will respond to that locati...

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Posted on: August 14, 2018

Beware of Sale Scam

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The Apache Junction Police Department would like to provide information to the community to help the public from becoming victims of scam artists.

As an example of a current trend, OfferUp enables users to buy and sell everything from furniture and electro...

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Posted on: June 11, 2018

Tips on Handling the Heat

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The Apache Junction Police Department would like to remind everyone of important safety measures to deal with the hot weather. Now that it is here, here are some things to remember:

  • Water, water, and more water! Stay reasonably hydrated.
  • Avoid alc...
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Posted on: July 25, 2018

Vehicle Burglaries Reported

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Several residents recently reported that their unlocked vehicles had been burglarized. Many of these vehicles were parked on the street. A variety of articles have been reported taken. The thieves were very active; as many as 15 cases have been reported.

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Posted on: July 25, 2018

How to Recognize Alzheimer’s

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The Apache Junction Police Department is providing information so that you may recognize someone who is starting to develop Alzheimer’s disease or, may help someone that you encounter in public.

According to the Alzheimer’s Association,...

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Posted on: July 3, 2018

AJPD Says It’s a Scam!

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The Apache Junction Police Department would like to remind everyone to be on guard against the latest scam—You are a Sweepstakes Winner! You may be contacted by telephone, email pop up, Facebook, or regular U.S. mail. The message may contain lan...

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Posted on: May 9, 2018

Child Passenger Safety Tips

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Now that we are preparing for warmer weather, it is time to remember that small children are at risk if left inside an idle vehicle. Temperatures inside a vehicle can reach fatal levels in a matter of minutes. A vehicle can heat up by 20 degrees inside wi...

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