Suspect Fires at Officers in Hour-Long Shooting

On Tuesday, March 24, 2020 around midnight, the Chandler Police Department’s Communications Section received multiple 911 calls in reference to shots fired from the vicinity of Commonwealth Avenue and Hamilton Street.

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Chandler Police Celebrates its Centenary Jubilee

On March 9, 1920, Chandler Town Ordinance Title VII was adopted. Section 1 was titled, “Police Court and General Penal Provisions.” Today, the Chandler Police Department is made up of 503 personnel, which includes 332 sworn police officers. Throughout 2020 the Chandler Police Department will showcase its centenary with stories, anecdotes, and tributes to past and present employees.

Open Data Information Available for Public Viewing

The Chandler Police Department is now a participating agency in the Police Foundation’s Police Data Initiative.  Through the Police Data Initiative, the general public can now readily access open data information generated by the Chandler Police Department.

Take The Pledge Against Distracted Driving

The Chandler Police Department, Chandler Fire, Health, & Medical Department, Safe and Secure, Inc., and Ocotillo Friends recently launched a Distracted Driving Campaign to the Chandler community. The campaign is in response to an increase in traffic collisions due to distracted driving.

Tips for a Safe Holiday Season

When you’re out shopping this year, remember to conceal any items of value in your vehicle. Remember where you parked and which door or store entrance you utilized when shopping at a mall. Park your vehicle in a well-lit area and, whenever possible, avoiding shopping alone.

Chandler Police Department Needs Help Identifying Armed Robbery Suspects

On October 15, 2016, around 11:30PM, two males committed an armed robbery against a couple outside the Red Robin located at 3420 W. Chandler Boulevard. Detectives from the Robbery/ Homicide Unit are actively searching for these two suspects. Please view the attached video and photographs of the suspects.

Halloween Safety Tips

With Halloween right around the corner, the Chandler Police Department would like to offer a few helpful safety tips to trick-or-treaters, parents, and motorists: Trick-or-Treaters: Make sure to bring a flashlight and cellular phone on your trick-or-treat outing If the … Continued

Traffic Unit Receives GOHS Grant For DUI Enforcement

The Chandler Police Department’s Traffic Unit has received a $47,000 grant from the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety (GOHS) to fund a new DUI enforcement vehicle. This vehicle will be assigned to the DUI enforcement squad for the enforcement of DUI and other roadway impairment.

Arrest Made in Arson Case

Beginning April 22, 2016 through September 2, 2016, detectives from the Department’s Property Crimes/ Arson Unit have been investigating a series of arsons on the City’s west side. In all, eight suspicious fires, during this time period, have been identified … Continued

Department Offers Online Reporting

The Chandler Police Department has implemented online reporting as part of its strategic goal to enhance infrastructure by identifying and implementing new technologies to improve policing functions. We believe this will have a significant impact on operations by decreasing calls … Continued

Cold Case – Donna Mae Jokumsen

In July of 1987, 22-year-old Donna Mae Jokumsen (Maiden name is Douglas) was living in Chandler with her husband & young children. Around that time, Donna telephoned her father in Washington state & told him she was returning  home to Washington with … Continued

California Ex-Con Sentenced for Sex Trafficking

In late January of 2015, Detectives from the Chandler Police Department’s Human Trafficking Unit conducted an undercover sex trafficking operation at a Mesa hotel.  The operation was in conjunction with the Greater Phoenix Human Trafficking Task Force, and its purpose … Continued

Chandler Police to Conduct July 4th DUI Task Force

The Chandler Police Department’s Traffic Unit will conduct a DUI Task Force over the July 4th weekend.  The task force will run from Friday, July 1, 2016, through Monday, July 4, 2016. On July 1st and July 2nd, Chandler officers … Continued

Tips for Your July 4th Celebration

As we celebrate our Nation’s birthday this July 4th, the Chandler Police Department would like to offer a few tips for an enjoyable celebration: While buying and selling permissible consumer fireworks in the City of Chandler is legal, setting them … Continued

Video – Return Me Safe

This short video is part of a feature to raise awareness for Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness.

Chandler Police Seek Victims of Black Money Scam

In mid-April, detectives from the Department’s Narcotics Unit were conducting an investigation regarding drug sales in the city. During the course of the investigation, it was discovered that the suspects were involved in the “Black Money Scam.” According to the FBI, … Continued

Donation Accounts Set-up for Officers Pueblo & Calwell

Donation accounts have been set-up at Wells Fargo bank for Officer Pueblo & Officer Calwell.  If you would like to contribute, please visit any Wells Fargo branch & reference the following two accounts: The Officer Joshua Pueblo Donation Fund   … Continued

The 411 on CPD – SVU

The goal of the Chandler Police Department Special Victims Unit is to provide the highest level of service to the victims and their families while minimizing secondary trauma .

Chandler Police Seek Additional Witnesses to Aggravated Assault

On the evening of April 7, 2016 18-year-old Cody Gibson assaulted an unknown Native American female inside the Jack-In-The-Box restaurant located at 955 E. Riggs Rd.  After being assaulted inside the restaurant, the female walked outside towards the parking lot of the … Continued

Citizens Academy Alumni Association Meeting

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 Police Departments Citizens’ Academy class.

Detectives Need Help Identifying Criminal Damage Suspects

On Friday, March 13, 2020 around 1:00PM three juvenile males damaged eight separate vehicles in the Chandler Fashion Center parking lot at 3111 West Chandler Boulevard.  The three suspects arrived and fled from the parking lot in a white 1965 … Continued

St. Patrick’s Day DUI Task Force

The Chandler Police Department’s Traffic Section will take part in a DUI Task Force beginning Monday, March 16, 2020, through Tuesday, March 16, 2020. The Task Force is in conjunction with the celebration of St. Patrick’s Day. There will not … Continued

Communications Section Implements RapidSOS

The Chandler Police Department’s Communications Section has added Jurisdiction View, a new data and situational awareness tool designed to access critical location and additional data during an emergency.

Motorcyclist Killed In Crash

On Monday, March 9, 2020 around 8:30pm, 24-year-old Adonijah Uriah Peralta struck a passenger vehicle while making a left turn from southbound Dobson Road onto eastbound Ray Road. Adonijah, a Chandler resident, was operating a motorcycle at the time of … Continued

Remains of Deceased Loved Ones Stolen

In the early morning hours of Thursday, February 20, 2020, a car trailer was stolen from the Quality Inn parking lot located at 255 North Kyrene Road. Among the many items inside the trailer included two invaluable urns with the remains of the victim’s parents.