Message from the Chief


Thank you for visiting our Department’s website. The City of Chandler is a world–class destination with low crime rates, exceptional amenities and a proud history. I am honored to serve alongside the men and women of the Chandler Police Department who understand in order for us to successfully accomplish our mission, we must have the confidence, support and respect of the people who visit, live and work in our city.

We are committed to ensuring Chandler remains a safe community where people want to live and work by providing the most highly-equipped, best-trained and committed officers to help meet the needs of the community.

Please take a few minutes to learn more about Chandler Police Department’s many programs, divisions and services. You will find that our employees are a highly-dedicated and enthusiastic group of professionals who take great pride in their work.

Sean Duggan
Chief of Police

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Start a Career

The members of the Chandler Police Department are dedicated to the development of a partnership with our citizens. The Department holds a promising future for individuals who are interested in a challenging and rewarding career to protect and serve.

Moments of Truth

The Chandler Police Department implemented the Moments of Truth philosophy within our department viewing each citizen contact as an opportunity to prevent crime by earning the respect, trust, and support of the community.

Police Explorers

The Explorer program is specifically designed for young men and women ages 14 to 20 who are interested in pursuing a career in law enforcement. Explorers receive training in many aspects of law enforcement from simple fingerprinting to major case preparation.

Non-Emergency Text

The Chandler Police Department recently deployed non-emergency text messaging capabilities in our communications center in an effort to provide our citizens with an alternative means to contact the department. Citizens who wish to communicate with the police department through text message may do so by sending a message to our non-emergency number (480) 782-4130.

Latest News

5 days ago
Update: Missing Endangered Adult Located

On October 21st around 5pm, 26-year-old Tessa Mae Van Pelt left her group home in the 300 block of West Thompson Place to an unknown destination. Tessa suffers an intellectual disability and has been diagnosed with psychological disorders, which … Read More

1 week ago
School Zone Driving Public Service Announcement … Read More

Upcoming Events

  • CPAAC – Citizens Police Academy Association of Chandler

    November 3 @ 19:00

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  • City of Chandler Mayor Jay Tibshraeny to host Safety & Veterans Expo (S.A.V.E)

    November 5 @ 10:00

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  • Pierogies & Police!

    November 7 @ 16:00

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  • Coffee with a Cop

    November 19 @ 10:00

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Safety and Prevention

Rape Aggression Defense

The Rape Aggression Defense (R.A.D.) System is a program of realistic, self-defense tactics and techniques. It is a comprehensive course for women that begins with awareness, prevention, risk reduction and avoidance, while progressing on to the basics of hands-on defense training. We offer life-long opportunity for physical skill mastery provided through our trademark Lifetime Return and Practice Policy.

Alarm Information

Pursuant to City of Chandler Code, Chapter 24 - Alarm System Regulations, all alarm users must obtain an alarm permit from the Chandler Police Department. To obtain a permit, complete an Alarm Permit Application and submit it with the $10.00 fee to the Chandler Police Department Alarm Unit. Alarm users over the age of sixty-five (65) may receive a fee waiver. Permits must be renewed annually.

Silent Hotline

If you have tips about illegal activity or unlawful behavior, please submit this information to the Chandler Police Department. You can remain anonymous or submit as much information as you feel comfortable with. If you prefer, you may call the silent hotline at

Sex Offender Notifications

The Chandler Police Department is releasing the following information pursuant to ARS 13-3825, the Community Notification on Sex Offenders Law. Notification must be made when certain sex offenders are released from the Arizona State Prison, accepted under an interstate compact agreement or released from a country jail back into the community.

Personal Safety Awareness

The Chandler Police Department’s Crime Prevention Unit offers Personal Safety Awareness presentations for adult groups and businesses. The topics are designed to meet the needs of your group.

Emergency Preparedness

Preparedness plays a huge role in community safety and prevention. By preparing for certain situations, you can mitigate potential risks. By being aware of your surroundings and reporting suspicious behavior, you have already equipped yourself with a foundation for community preparedness.