Apache Junction police officer uses CPR, revives 2-year-old girl who was not breathing

An Apache Junction Police Department officer successfully used cardiopulmonary resuscitation on a child who was not breathing and had no pulse, reviving the victim, police said. AJPD responded to a 911 call for a medical assist for a non-breathing 2-year-old girl at approximately 8:30 a.m. Thursday, June 14, police said. The child was at a […]

AJPD offers hot weather tips to keep safe and cool during summer

The Apache Junction Police Department reminds everyone of safety measures to take while dealing with the hot weather. From staying hydrated to wearing light-colored clothing, people are encouraged to take necessary steps to keep themselves and others safe and cool during hot temperatures, according to a press release. Here are some recommendations: Stay reasonably hydrated […]

AJPD offers summer traveling safety tips from preparing cars to charging phones

The Apache Junction Police Department offers some simple, basic crime prevention tips for residents, tourists during summer travels. According to a press release, travelers can take precautionary steps to minimize their chances of becoming a victim while traveling as “you can never be too prepared for safety.” Summer safety involves the following traveling recommendations: Make […]

Sex offender moves to Apache Junction, police say

The Apache Junction Police Department is releasing the following information pursuant to ARS §13-3825, the Community Notification of Sex Offenders Law. Notification must be made when certain sex offenders are released from the Arizona State Prison, accepted under an interstate compact agreement or released from a county jail back into the community. It is the […]

McDaniel: Police offer travel tips for a safe vacation

The Apache Junction Police Department wants everyone to have a safe summer. So with that, here are some simple, basic crime-prevention tips which residents/tourists should be aware of for safe summer traveling: Make sure that your vehicle is in good working order.  If it has not been serviced recently, get an inspection to include basic […]

Child ID fingerprints, photographs offered at June 1 event hosted by police

To help promote National Missing Children’s Day and take strides to help protect Apache Junction’s children, the Apache Junction Police Department will hold a child ID event 10 a.m.-noon Friday, June 1, at the Apache Junction Public Library, 1177 N. Idaho Road. Child ID fingerprints and photographs and child-safety information will be available at no cost […]

Field-training officer school hosted by Apache Junction Police Department

The Apache Junction Police Department in partnership with the Central Arizona College Police Department and Arizona Peace Officers Standards and Training recently held a field-training officer school. The four-day school was attended by officers from 20 agencies throughout the state, several tribal communities and one from Colorado. The group numbered just under 50 attendees and […]

Arizona SADD reminds graduates, parents about safe celebrations

Life’s milestones such as high school graduation are times for celebration, and Arizona SADD encourages not only graduates but also parents to do so with safety and the law in mind. “All too often we have parents who feel they are doing the right thing by providing alcohol in their home to their teen and […]

McDaniel: Don’t drink and drive at graduation

The Apache Junction Police Department congratulates those young men and women of Apache Junction preparing to graduate high school. This is an accomplishment that takes dedication, time and effort. This is their first step in developing a bright future. However, AJPD would like to take this time to caution graduates that drinking and driving may […]

Suspect in West Greasewood shooting held on $100,000 bond

Suspect Dan Mizell, who Apache Junction police say shot two people with one bullet on May 16 on West Greasewood, is being held on $100,000 secured bond at the Pinal County Detention Center in Florence. The victims were taken to area hospitals for treatment and are in stable condition, police said. Apache Junction Police Department […]