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Queen Creek's Public Safety Day slated for Feb. 4

Queen Creek's Public Safety Day slated for Feb. 4

Attendees will have the opportunity to meet officers and firefighters, enjoy fun activities and check out Queen Creek's public safety equipment and vehicles next Saturday.
QCFMD to host free child car seat safety event Jan. 27

QCFMD to host free child car seat safety event Jan. 27

Friday's event does require prior registration. Participants will need to bring their own car seats and the instructions that came with the seat.
Queen Creek purchases Barney Family Sports Complex for future public safety facility

Queen Creek purchases Barney Family Sports Complex for future public safety facility

The location of the facility is ideal as it is located adjacent to the town’s Field Operations Facility and Frontier Family Park (under construction). The purchase of the Barney Family Sports Complex is anticipated to cost up to 25% less than the cost to acquire the land and build a new facility.
Queen Creek Police Department launches K-9 unit

Queen Creek Police Department launches K-9 unit

This K-9 unit includes two German Shepherd/Belgian Malinois mixed breed dogs and their handlers: Obi works with officer Deanna Kuhn and Jack works with officer Ryan Grossman. Both specialty trained police canines are now working in the Queen Creek community for search and detection operations or tasks. Jack is being trained in narcotics detection and Obi is trained in explosives detection.
Chips and Salsa with a Cop slated for Jan.19

Chips and Salsa with a Cop slated for Jan.19

Come and meet your town police officers and command staff from 5 to 7 p.m. this Thursday at Someburros.
QCPD: Arrest made in Jan. 7 hit-and-run involving pedestrian

QCPD: Arrest made in Jan. 7 hit-and-run involving pedestrian

"Thanks to the hard work of QCPD detectives, and with help from the Gilbert Police Department and the Pinal County Sheriff's Office, QCPD has identified and arrested a 23-year-old Mesa man. The suspect was booked into the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office jail on two separate felony charges. The victim has non-life-threatening injuries and is recovering at a local hospital," said QCPD officials. "We appreciate all of you who reached out to help and provided tips in this case." 
Queen Creek Police Department celebrates a year of service

Queen Creek Police Department celebrates a year of service

"You have a plan, but when you see it on paper it's really an extraordinary group of people who have done amazing things and we've exceeded my expectations in my own mind," Police Chief Randy Brice said yesterday.
Read with a Cop in 2023 at Queen Creek Library

Read with a Cop in 2023 at Queen Creek Library

Officer Rachel de la Torre had a blast reading "The Book with no Name" to the children who participated in this month's event. She also talked to them about her role as a "helper" in the community. She told them not to be afraid to come up to an officer if they ever get lost or need help.
Naloxone Leave Behind program helps first responders save lives

Naloxone Leave Behind program helps first responders save lives

EMS and law enforcement in Arizona have reported more than 9,600 responses for suspected opioid overdoses in 2022. Naloxone was administered in over 80% of non-fatal suspected overdose responses in 2022, according to reports received from EMTs, paramedics and law enforcement.
Queen Creek couple arrested in connection with Dec. 28 homicide in Mesa

Queen Creek couple arrested in connection with Dec. 28 homicide in Mesa

Heath Daniel was booked into jail under the charges of first degree murder, a class 1 felony, and prohibited possessor, a class 4 felony. He is being held on a $500,000 bond. Vanessa Daniel was booked into jail under the charges of hindering prosecution, a class 3 felony, and tampering with evidence, a class 6 felony.