Pace: Adventure at the Paradise Valley Public Safety Fair

Rock climbing walls, helicopter, fire trucks, police training simulator, and the challenge of kids serving as a special agent to obtain clues and solve a crime all occur during the Paradise Valley Public Safety Fair on Saturday, Feb. 23 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the police station, 6433 E. Lincoln Dr. You and […]

Community policing: ACOPS connects Paradise Valley public safety efforts

The Paradise Valley Advisory Committee on Public Safety, also commonly known as ACOPS, is succeeding in its goal of educating and engaging residents, according to a recent group update. In the committee’s short-lived lifespan — having been created in 2015 — a number of goals have been met including resident participation, public meetings and a […]

Tip a cop: El Chorro hosts Paradise Valley police fundraiser

The Paradise Valley Police Dream Team is hosting a “Tip a Cop” event at El Chorro Monday, Oct. 29, to raise funds for Special Olympics Arizona. From 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Paradise Valley Police Department officers will serve as celebrity waiters and donate their tips to the Special Olympics. El Chorro, 5550 E. Lincoln […]

Suspect arrested with drugs, police scanner in possession

One man has been arrested by Paradise Valley police following a traffic stop on Lincoln Drive. At approximately 4:17 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 19, a Paradise Valley police officer conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle in the 4900 block of east Lincoln Drive. During the traffic stop, the officer discovered the driver of the […]

Black business group asked to leave DoubleTree Resort, gets refund offer

A businessman is claiming his group was asked to leave a local resort on Christmas Eve because of their ethnicity, while hotel officials claim the group was evicted because it was too loud and causing a disturbance to other guests. After OD Harris, a black businessman, made online claims that the DoubleTree Resort by Hilton […]

YANA effort rescues elderly woman from dangerous tumble

A Paradise Valley resident was rescued from a crippling fall in her home thanks to the town’s You Are Not Alone program. At about 8:40 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 30, Paradise Valley Police Cpl. John Fisk responded to a welfare check on a YANA member. The YANA program is designed to promote independent living for […]

Rappelling with confidence for Special Olympics

The PV Dream Team comprised of police, police volunteers and friends of the police department raised $16,752 for Special Olympics Arizona when the team went rappelling “Over the Edge” of a 27-story building in Downtown Phoenix on Dec. 9, 2017. In 2016, the PV team had only two participants for the annual event. This year […]

Group of 3 break-in to Paradise Valley home, police say

On Saturday, Dec. 16, at approximately 7:53 p.m., the Paradise Valley Police Department responded to the 7200 block of north Mummy Mountain Road after the reporting party advised of three unknown subjects running from the interior of their residence. Entry was made through a window at rear of residence using a rock. The alarm was […]

PV police find stolen firearm, marijuana during traffic stop

A 23-year-old woman has been arrested in the Town of Paradise Valley for possession of marijuana and possession of a stolen firearm, among other charges, following a traffic stop for speeding, police officials say. At about 8 p.m. on Nov. 30 the Paradise Valley Police Department observed a white-in-color truck commit a traffic violation in […]

Man arrested for burglarizing Paradise Valley home

One man has been arrested for allegedly breaking-in to a Paradise Valley home, police officials say. On Oct. 21, the Paradise Valley Police Department responded to the report of a residential burglary in the 6700 block of Ocotillo Road. The residents were home at the time and scared off the suspects during their commission of […]