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

 
Former Mayor Injured in Single-Vehicle Crash

The City of Yuma is continuing to piece together details of a single-vehicle crash on Saturday that injured a former mayor. Continued... 01/20/2015

Theft of Cell Phones

On Wednesday January 14th, 2015 FedEx reported a theft of cell phones that has possibly been occurring since early January 2015. Continued... 01/16/2015

Disorderly Conduct With a Weapon on the 1200 Block of W. 20th Place

On Thursday, January 15, 2015 at approximately 2216 hours, Officers responded to the 1200 block of W. 20th Place for a report of shots fired. Continued... 01/16/2015

Arson on Sunday, December 28, 2015

On Sunday, December 28, 2014 at approximately 10:50 p.m. officers with the Yuma Police Department were dispatched to assist the Yuma Fire Department with a suspicious fire at the Stewart Vincent Wolfe Creative Playground within the West Wetlands Park. Continued... 01/14/2015

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Upcoming City Events

 
February 1 Family Golf: Play the Par-3 Course (Session I)

Families that play together, stay together so grab the kids and tee it up! 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM More ...

2 Neighborhood Clean-Up Week 2

It's that time of year again! Get rid of those unwanted items cluttering up your garage and yard. This week, the City will be collecting in Area 2: West Main Canal to 8th Street and East Main Canal to west City limits. (02/02/2015 thru 02/05/2015) More ...

4 Science Discovery CANCELLED

6 2015 Yuma Area Prayer Breakfast

Dedicated to creating a public awareness of the power and influence of prayer as a part of our national heritage. 6:00 AM More ...

6 Fire Truck Fitness (Tot Activity)

A high energy fitness class that encourages healthy habits while "working out" with a real firefighter! (02/06/2015 thru 03/13/2015) 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM More ...

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