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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: September 18, 2016

National Child Passenger Safety Week: Is your child in the right seat?


Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for children 1-12 years old. In 2013, a total of 638 passenger vehicle occupants aged 0–12 years died as a result of a crash (2). Of the children that died in 2013, 38% were known to be unrestrained (2...Read on...

Posted on: September 9, 2016

“What is an emergency and when should I call 9-1-1?”


During recent storms, the Apache Junction Police Department (AJPD) experienced issues with our non-emergency phone lines. While our 9-1-1 emergency lines remained functional, they became inundated with calls from people that could not get through on the n...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 17, 2016

AJPD Investigation Helps reunite Child with Father


Child custody cases are difficult, for all those involved; parents, grandparents, friends and most of all the child in the middle. On Friday January 29th, 2016 the Apache Junction Police Department (AJPD) received a call from Seth Wright reporting his 7 ...Read on...

Posted on: February 12, 2016

Apache Junction Man Sentenced to 150 years


On April 6, 2012, Geneva, Illinois Police Detective and member of the Illinois Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force, was conducting an online investigation into file sharing of child pornography. The Detective located an IP address that was offeri...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: November 29, 2016

Apply For Community Facilities District Board Vacancy


The Superstition Mountains Community Facilities District #1 (Sewer District) is actively seeking a citizen to fill a vacancy on its Board of Directors. Board members are appointed by the Apache Junction City Council.

A vacancy was created with the election...

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Posted on: November 8, 2016

Limited Edition Holiday Ornaments Now On Sale!

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Already thinking about trying to get that special holiday ornament this year and want to help your community at the same time? Your chance to do just that is here.

The City of Apache Junction is pleased to support this year’s sale of limited edition tr...Read on...

Posted on: October 11, 2016

Public Notice Regarding Fee Changes

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On Monday, September 19, 2016, during a regularly scheduled work session, staff presented to the Apache Junction City Council proposed changes to the following Apache Junction City Codes:
1) Volume I, Chapter 4, Fees, Article 4-7: Public Safety Fee Sched...Read on...

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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...