Thanks to Donation, K-9 Now Wearing Body Armor

Benzo, a Chandler Police K-9, has received a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K-9s, Inc. The non-profit was established in 2009 to assist law enforcement agencies with this potentially lifesaving body armor for their four-legged K-9 officers. Renee Thomas of Chandler sponsored the vest.

Traffic Section to Participate in Annual DUI Task Force

Members of the Chandler Police Department’s Traffic Section will participate in the annual East Valley Holiday DUI Task Force, which begins on Friday, November 23, 2018 and runs through New Year’s Eve. Participating officers are specially trained in DUI detection methods, including the detection of drugs in the human body. Please, get home safe.

Chandler Police Department Receives GOHS Grant

The Chandler Police Department has received a $155,587 grant from the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety (GOHS) to fund numerous traffic safety related programs for the period beginning October 25, 2018, through September 30, 2019. Please remember to always wear your seatbelt and call for a ride when alcohol consumption is part of your plans.