About the Department
The Chandler Police Department (CPD) employs over 320 sworn officers and 150 civilians. CPD serves a growing population of over 250,000 residents. There are three police stations to meet the needs of the community, the Chandler Police Department Main Station, Desert Breeze Substation and Chandler Heights Substation. The organization is divided into two divisions that are categorized by duty functions. The divisions are Field Operations and Professional Services and both adhere to the chain of command. Each division is divided into teams, sections, bureaus and/or units.
The Field Operations Division is composed of Field Operations Administration, Patrol, Media Relations, Emergency Operations, Park Rangers, Impound Unit and Community Resources & Training Section. Field Operations includes all functions out in the field such as Patrol Teams, Canines, Traffic Unit, and Bicycle patrol. The Professional Services Division includes the Communications, Forensic Services, Planning and Research, Support Services, and Technology Sections along with the Criminal Investigations Bureau with corresponding Persons, Property and Special Investigations Sections.
The members of the Chandler Police Department are dedicated to the advancement of community policing and the development of a partnership with our citizens.
The Chandler Police Department exists to serve all people within our jurisdiction with respect, fairness and compassion.
Department employees are committed to the prevention of crime and the protection of life and property; the preservation of peace, order, and safety; the enforcement of laws and ordinances; and the safeguarding of constitutional guarantees.
With customer service as our foundation, we are driven by goals to investigate problems and incidents, to seek solutions in partnership with our community and to foster a sense of security in neighborhoods and individuals.
We build and maintain public trust by holding ourselves to the highest standards of performance and ethics.
To fulfill this mission, the Chandler Police Department is dedicated to providing a quality work environment and development of its members through effective training and leadership. Chandler Police Department is honored to serve our community with courage, pride and dedication.