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.
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.
The Chandler Police Department is investigating a possible hate crime at 4607 West Boston Street. A Menorah constructed out of pvc pipe was reconfigured into a swastika. Detectives have been assigned the case.
On December 18, 2016 around 6:30 pm an unknown male exposed himself to an adult female as she was walking along Arizona Avenue south of the Elliot Road intersection. He then fled southbound to an unknown destination.
A 45-year-old Tempe resident was arrested for child molestation and other crimes dating back to 1998 and 2004.
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.
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.
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.
Detectives from our Robbery/ Homicide Unit are investigating an armed robbery that occurred at the Massage Envy on September 22, 2016. Click on the Read More link for more information, including video surveillance and photographs of the suspect.
On October 6, 2016, between 5:30 PM and 10:00 PM, two males committed nine vehicle burglaries at various locations on Chandler Boulevard, between Price Road and Rural Road. During the commission of their crimes, the perpetrators used a dark gray … Continued
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
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.
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
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
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
Please RSVP to: Jason.Barnes@chandleraz.gov or (480) 782-4557
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
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
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
This short video is part of a feature to raise awareness for Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness.
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 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 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 .
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
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.
September 25, 2020 CHANDLER, AZ- The Chandler Police Department is searching for additional victims in an ongoing online sexual exploitation investigation. On July 20, 2020, Chandler Police initiated an investigation into a subject using social media to lure exploitative … Continued
Approximately twenty-nine years after a young woman was sexually assaulted in Chandler, a suspect has been arrested after DNA evidence links him to the scene. On November 8, 1991, just after 10:00 p.m. a female was kidnapped at gunpoint and … Continued
With the upcoming July 4th holiday, the Chandler Police Department would like to provide the following information related to fireworks:
On Thursday, April 23, 2020 around 4:30PM, the Chandler Police Department’s Communications Center received a 911 call from an Apple Watch. A computer enhanced voice advised the individual wearing the Apple Watch took a hard fall and was not responding. … Continued
The Chandler Police Department has identified a recent trend in stolen vehicles. Vehicle burglary suspects, who commit “door flip” burglaries, are finding key fobs in vehicles and taking the opportunity to steal the vehicle. “Door flip” refers to suspects entering … Continued
On Saturday, May 9, 2020 around 9:00AM a 77-year-old male bicyclist was struck by a vehicle on Hunt Highway near the Val Vista Road intersection. The bicyclist, a Sun Lakes resident, was pronounced deceased at the scene.
On Thursday, April 9, 2020 around 1:00AM the Chandler Police Department received a call of a welfare check from the Circle K located at 6015 South Arizona Avenue. When officers arrived they located an elderly victim with severe injuries. The … Continued
On Saturday, May 2, 2020 around 4:00PM an unknown adult male sexually assaulted an adult female at an apartment near McQueen Road and Germann Road. Silent Witness is offering a reward up to $1,000 for information that leads to the arrest or indictment of the suspect.
On Monday, April 27, 2020, 35-year-old Rigoberto Jimenez shot three Chandler police officers. Jimenez was apprehended & all officers are expected to make a full recovery.
On Wednesday, March 18, 2020 at around 4:25pm an unknown male suspect committed theft at the Chandler Fashion Center, located at 3111 West Chandler Boulevard, when he stole a tail gate from a newer model Chevrolet Silverado. The suspect was … Continued