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Posted on: June 21, 2016

The Question to Ask on June 21 and Every Day

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Every day across America nine children, some teenagers, are shot in unintentional shootings. The majority of these instances go unnoticed; they do not make the headlines or captivate our attention.

Thousands of kids and teens are killed and injured by...Read on...

Posted on: June 12, 2016

AJPD Warns: Don’t be a Vacation Victim

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As the temperatures climb and school gets out for the summer, more and more people are opting to travel. While Apache Junction is a very safe city, the Apache Junction Police Department (AJPD) wants to remind everyone, whether a resident, a visitor here ...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: March 27, 2016

AJPD Search Warrant leads to multiple Arrests for Drug Sales

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On March 16, 2016 the Apache Junction Police Department (AJPD) SWAT, in coordination with the AJPD Community Response and Enforcement Unit (CREU) executed a search warrant in the 2900 block of West Roundup Street. Seized during the warrant was approximat...Read on...

Posted on: February 17, 2016

AJPD Investigation Helps reunite Child with Father

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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

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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"

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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: December 7, 2015

Avoiding Fraud and Con-Games

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The Apache Junction Police Department would like the Apache Junction residents to start the New Year prepared with the tools they need to avoid becoming victims of fraud or con-games.

If you are offered a deal that sounds too good to be true, it usuall...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 5, 2015

Just One Day

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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: July 21, 2016

Road Work in July, August

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Residential road work is scheduled for July and August in Apache Junction.

Workers will be seal coating residential streets during daylight hours Monday through Friday over that two-week period. Work can be expected each day from 5 a.m. to 5 p.m. with ...Read on...

Posted on: July 25, 2016

Free Dump Week -- Aug. 8-13

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Residents of Apache Junction can junk a load of trash during “Free Dump Week,” on August 8-13.

During that week, the landfill offers Apache Junction residents a drop off opportunity at no cost in partnership with Republic Services, which owns and opera...Read on...

Posted on: July 19, 2016

Teen Night

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NEON GLOW TEEN NIGHT AT THE POOL

Apache Junction, Arizona….…………………………..…………….….………July 29, 2016

APACHE JUNCTION, Ariz. – The Neon is ON! Join AJPR and the Youth Advisory Council as we keep cool. The sights and sounds will be electric at the Teen...Read on...

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Posted on: July 20, 2016

City Names Solley Economic Development Director

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The city of Apache Junction has named 15-year city veteran Janine Solley, CEcD, as Director of Economic Development for the city.

Solley has been economic development administrator since 2013 and served six years prior to that as business advocate for ...Read on...

Posted on: July 21, 2016

Changes Coming to Senior Services in City

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East Valley Adult Resources has informed the city of Apache Junction that changes in their funding allocation is forcing them to discontinue services in the city.

The city has begun researching alternatives to the most critical of services East Valley ...Read on...

Posted on: July 21, 2016

Youth Baseball Leagues

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TEE BALL & COACH PITCH BASEBALL LEAGUES
Apache Junction Parks and Recreation is offering youth baseball leagues for boys and girls ages 4-8. There are two leagues available, Tee-Ball and Coach Pitch. Youth ages 4-5 will play Tee-Ball on Monday and Wednes...Read on...

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Posted on: July 18, 2016

Water Station Map is Developed by United Way, Apache Junction

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Water Station Map is Developed by United Way, Apache Junction

With temperatures in triple digits for likely a couple more months, a map has been developed showing community service agencies that provide free bottled water in the city of Apache Junction...Read on...

Posted on: June 20, 2016

City, Fire District Remind Citizens to Prepare for Monsoon Season

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The City of Apache Junction, along with the Superstition Fire & Medical District (SFMD), want to remind area residents of the threats to our community which often come with the monsoon season.

Monsoon season officially began on June 15, although power...Read on...

Posted on: April 27, 2016

Call for Election

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The voters of the City of Apache Junction, Arizona, in 2013 adopted an alternative
expenditure limitation-home rule option. The purpose of this election is for the extension of the alternative expenditure limitation.

Pursuant to A.R.S. § 41-563.01, th...Read on...

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: July 21, 2016

Changes Coming to Senior Services in City

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East Valley Adult Resources has informed the city of Apache Junction that changes in their funding allocation is forcing them to discontinue services in the city.

The city has begun researching alternatives to the most critical of services East Valley ...Read on...

Posted on: July 19, 2016

Teen Night

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NEON GLOW TEEN NIGHT AT THE POOL

Apache Junction, Arizona….…………………………..…………….….………July 29, 2016

APACHE JUNCTION, Ariz. – The Neon is ON! Join AJPR and the Youth Advisory Council as we keep cool. The sights and sounds will be electric at the Teen...Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: July 21, 2016

Youth Baseball Leagues

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TEE BALL & COACH PITCH BASEBALL LEAGUES
Apache Junction Parks and Recreation is offering youth baseball leagues for boys and girls ages 4-8. There are two leagues available, Tee-Ball and Coach Pitch. Youth ages 4-5 will play Tee-Ball on Monday and Wednes...Read on...

Additional Info...

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...