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Upcoming Motorcycle Safety Training

The Chandler Police Traffic Section is hosting a Motorcycle Safety training sponsored by the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety on December 12th 2015 at Hamilton High School. This program will provide safe riding techniques through verbal instruction and riding exercises designed to improve basic riding skills. Read More

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

1 day ago
Cops ‘n Kids Promotes Literacy

On Monday, November 23, 2015 Cops ‘n Kids delivered approximately 1,000 books to A New Leaf of Mesa, UMOM New Day Centers of Phoenix, and the Chandler Housing Youth Services.  These three non-profit organizations have an assortment of learning … Read More

5 days ago
Jack-in-the-Box Armed Robbery

On Thursday, November 12 around 10:45 pm a male suspect with a light complexion committed an armed robbery at the Jack-in-the-Box restaurant located at 4900 W. Ray Rd.  The suspect is described as between the ages of 16 and … Read More

Upcoming Events

  • Citizens Academy Alumni Assoication Meeting

    December 10 @ 19:00

    The Chandler Departments Citizens' Academy Alumni Association, is a group of dedicated citizens who have completed the Citizens' Academy and now are an important part of service to the department. All Alumni Association members must have completed a Chandler … Read More

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Safety and Prevention

Sex Offender Notifications

To search the sex offender list and to learn more go to the Chandler Police Offender Watch website. The Chandler Police Department is releasing the following information pursuant to ARS 13-3825, the Community Notification on Sex Offenders Law. Notification must be

Rape Aggression Defense

Upcoming Classes:  Here is a list of dates for our 2016 R.A.D. classess.   Remember that you must attend all 4 classes during the month listed below in order to attend.  You will not be allowed to register until

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

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.

Child Fingerprinting

The Chandler Police Department's Crime Prevention Unit offers free Child ID/Fingerprinting for children over 3 years of age throughout the year. Using the latest technology, parents receive a laminated ID card with their child’s information as well as a CD which stores digital fingerprints, photographs and voice recognition files.


Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) theories contend that law enforcement officers, architects, city planners, landscape and interior designers, and resident volunteers can create a climate of safety in a community right from the start.