Chandler Police Hosting Shred-A-Thon

On January 5, 2012 the Chandler Police Department, in conjunction with Mid-First Bank and the Arizona Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired, Inc., is hosting a Shred-A-Thon at the Mid-First Bank branch located at 4900 S. Gilbert Road.  A … Continued

Setting Off Fireworks In Chandler Is Not Legal

The Chandler Police Department would like to remind everyone that while buying and selling fireworks in the City of Chandler is legal, setting them off inside the City limits is not.  Persons found responsible for setting off fireworks will be … Continued

Forensic Unit Receives GOHS Training Grant

The Governor’s Office of Highway Safety (GOHS) has awarded the Chandler Police Department’s Forensic Services Section with a $6,100 grant for training.  The grant will be used to send two criminalists to the Robert F. Borkenstein Course on Alcohol and … Continued

UPDATE: New Mexico Couple Missing

UPDATE: The couple’s vehicle broke down on a forest road south of Globe. After waiting overnight in very cold temperatures the couple attempted to walk to safety. Unfortunately, Mrs. Davis collapsed and and did not survive. Mr. Davis was later … Continued

Officer Involved Shooting Ruled Suicide

On November 28, 2011 around 6:45 pm Adam Buckner challenged officers with a firearm in the 5000 block of West Jupiter Way.  This was after the suspect pointed his weapon at a neighbor.   As Mr. Buckner was fleeing, he stopped … Continued

Human Remains Stolen in Vehicle Burglary

On November 22, 2011 around 8:00 pm a vehicle burglary occurred in the parking lot of 7151 W. Ray Rd. in Chandler.  The assailant forced entry into a Chevrolet Cavalier and made off with a laptop computer, purse, and a … Continued

Teacher Arrested For Sexual Abuse

On November 17, 2011 around 11:00 am, a 16-year-old female Basha High School student came forward and disclosed an incident to the school’s administration.  The student advised that on November 9, 2011 a male teacher, Ricardo Moreno (51 years old), … Continued

Safety Reminder This Holiday Season

With the start of the holiday shopping season just days away, we want to remind everyone to stay safe and avoid being a target of theft or robbery. Always park in well-lit areas and keep your car keys in your … Continued

Police Seek Public’s Help In Identifying Robbery Suspects

The Chandler Police Department is seeking the public’s help in identifying three armed robbery suspects.  The suspects robbed the McDonald’s restaurant located in the 5900 block of west Chandler Blvd. on two separate occasions.  The first robbery occurred on October … Continued

Tips for keeping your child safe from potential threats

The Chandler Police Department would like to offer tips for parents, when speaking to their children about stranger-danger and other potential threats to their safety: A child should never walk alone. A group of children offers safety in numbers. If … Continued