It's About Keeping The Public Safe

On behalf of the 266 dedicated employees of the Yuma Police Department, thank you for taking the time to visit our web site. The site is designed to be informative, user friendly, and to provide another link of communication with members of our community.

Located in the southwest corner of Arizona bordering California, Yuma is a popular destination for tourists, winter visitors, and is a great place to live. With a population of approximately 90,000 and approximately 50,000 visitors in the winter months, Yuma is the largest city in Arizona outside the metro areas of Phoenix and Tucson. The City of Yuma encompasses 112 square miles and is recognized by the Guinness Book of World Records as the sunniest place on earth, with 339 sunny days a year and less than four inches of rainfall annually.
Chief of Police John J. Lekan
The Yuma Police Department offers a great opportunity for anyone seeking a career in law enforcement, including: Patrol, Criminal Investigations, Traffic, Motors, Gangs, Narcotics, K-9, Training, SRO, Public Affairs, Crime Lab, Dispatch, SET, Hostage Negotiations, Honor Guard, Professional Standards and much more!

We hope that our web site provides you with practical and useful information. We encourage any feedback that you think will help our site serve you better. Thank you for joining us, and "Welcome to the Yuma Police Department."

~ Chief of Police John J. Lekan
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T.A.G.S.
T.A.G.S.

More than 2,800 reports of graffiti have been received in the last year and it's costing the city $200,000 to clean things up. The Anti-Graffiti Strategy's goal is the overall reduction and fast-as-possible removal of graffiti within the city limits. Continued...

Accident Reports
Accident Reports

Motor vehicle accident reports, written by Yuma Police Department, are available for purchase on-line. Continued...

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Recent News

 
The Yuma Police Department Implements a New Automated Telephone Answering System

On Wednesday, September 3, 2014, the City of Yuma Police Department will implement a new automated telephone answering system for our non-emergency phone number, 928-373-4700. This service will be provided in English and Spanish. Continued... 08/28/2014

Armed Robbery at Circle K, 2600 S. Araby Road

On the Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at 12:23 a.m., officers with the Yuma Police Department responded to Circle K, 2600 S. Araby Road for a report of an armed robbery. Continued... 08/28/2014

Assault Per Domestic Violence

On Tuesday August 26, 2014, at 11:31 a.m., the Yuma Police Department responded to the Yuma Regional Medical Center for a 24 year old female possible assault victim. Continued... 08/26/2014

Residential Burglary in the 400 Block of Rainbow Lane

On Saturday, August 23, 2014 at 4:49 a.m., a burglary alarm was triggered at Saguaro Estates, in the 400 Block Rainbow Lane. Yuma Police Officers responded and observed Enrique ZAMBRANO (41) fleeing from the residence. He was quickly apprehended. Continued... 08/25/2014

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Upcoming City Events

 
September 4 Thursdays at the Theatre: In the Name of

ss-92369284-projector-smAdam is a Catholic priest who discovered his calling at the relatively late age of 21. When he meets Lukasz, the strange and taciturn son of a simple rural family, Adam's self-imposed abstinence becomes a heavy burden. A Berlin 2012 Teddy Award winner. 7:00 PM More ...

5 Movie and a Beer: The Big Lebowski

PopcornWatch "The Big Lebowski" and meet young local professionals in a relaxed atmosphere for networking, "White Russians" and fun. 6:00 PM More ...

5 2014 Tribute of the Muses: Call to Artists

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5 Last Chance to Submit 2014 Tribute of the Muses Nominations

greekBustDo you know someone who represents Yuma's best arts advocate? Nominate them TODAY for the Tribute of the Muses Award! 5:00 PM More ...

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