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Wife Shot & Killed by Husband

On July 14, 2019 around 5:00AM Chandler police were summoned to the 3200 block of West Stephens Place for the report of a shooting. When officers arrived they discovered 31-year-old Elshaymaa Elmesilhy unresponsive and with a gunshot wound to her chest. Elmesilhy was transported to a local hospital and pronounced deceased. Read More

Message from the Chief

Welcome to chandlerpd.com, the official website of the Chandler Police Department. 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 that, 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.
As you explore this site, you will learn about the diverse programs and services available to our citizens, from Youth Wilderness Academy to the Senior Lockbox program and everything in between. Of particular interest to parents, teachers, counselors, care-givers and day-care workers is our new Guardian Academy which provides education, information, and access to resources that promote and reinforce healthy relationships and communication within families.
Recently added to our website is online reporting, an optional service designed to allow you to report a crime that is not in progress. This feature helps free up beat officers to respond more quickly to priority calls for service.
Also, I suggest you visit our “Moments of Truth” page to read about some of the remarkable work our officers and civilian staff do every day.
We are committed to ensuring that Chandler remains a safe city where people want to live and work. Our officers are well-equipped, highly-trained, and engaged in the community. Our employees are a dedicated and enthusiastic group of professionals who take great pride in their work. Thank you for your interest.

Sean Duggan
Chief of Police

email: Sean.Duggan@chandleraz.gov
Twitter: @Chief_Duggan
Instagram: @Chief_Duggan

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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 Cadets

The Cadet program is specifically designed for young men and women ages 14 to 20 who are interested in pursuing a career in law enforcement. Cadets 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

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Chandler Man Sentenced in 2018 Kidnap Case

On January 8, 2018 Chandler police were summoned to John Ormond's residence after a family member of Ormond’s live-in girlfriend called to report they had not heard from her in weeks. When officers arrived at Ormond’s home, they found the woman bound and suffering from severe injuries. … Read More

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Motorcyclist Succumbs to Injuries from June Crash

On June 21, 2019 26-year-old Arman Nolcox II crashed his motorcycle on Clubhouse Dr. near Ocotillo Rd. & sustained critical injuries. On July 6, 2019, Nolcox II died of the injuries he sustained in the collision. … Read More

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General Orders

Click HERE for the updated Chandler Police Department General Orders

History

In the opening years of the 20th century, Dr. Chandler was setting up camp for what he envisioned as his oasis in the desert. County Constables kept the peace. The Town of Chandler was chartered along with the state on

Non-Emergencies

The Chandler Police Department’s non-emergency number, 480-782-4130, should be used to report delayed crimes or crimes that just occurred but have no immediate threat to life or safety. The non-emergency number can also be used for general questions and

Criminal Apprehension Unit

The primary objective of the Criminal Apprehension Unit (CAU) is to locate and arrest subjects wanted for felony offenses that either have warrants, or are being sought by law enforcement. CAU is made up of personnel trained in

911 for Kids

In 2008, congress recognized April as 9-1-1 Education Month. Many agencies across the country participate in a coordinated education campaign to promote the appropriate use of 9-1-1. This year, employees in the Chandler Police Department Communications section have been

Gang Enforcement Unit

The Gang Enforcement Unit’s primary purpose is to track, document, and investigate gang members and the crimes committed on behalf of a street gang. While Chandler has been fortunate to see a decrease in gang specific crimes, employees in