Immigration Enforcement Authority (287g) Community Awareness
The annual 287(g) Steering Committee Meeting will take place during the Mesa City Council Public Safety Committee Meeting at 3:30 p.m. on August 31, 2015, in the Lower Level Council Chambers, 57 E. First Street, Mesa, Arizona. The focus of the meeting is to increase community awareness and feedback on the 287(g) program at the Mesa Police Department. For questions, agenda item requests, or speaking requests specifically regarding the 287(g) program, you may contact the 287(g) Program Manager Robert Campbell by email at email@example.com before the 287(g) final agenda is set on August 14, 2015.
Child ID Event
On Saturday, August 1, Mesa Police will be holding a Child ID event in conjunction with Reflections at Red Mountain's Summer Pool Party. Stop by between 4pm and 7pm to have your child's fingerprints taken and enjoy food, drink and a live DJ at the pool.Reflections at Red Mountain is located at 2601 E McKellips Road.
Join guest speaker, Dawna Allington, Lead Prevention Specialist from the Area Agency on Aging, Region One, and learn the signs, symptoms and potential risk factors associated with prescription, over-the-counter and herbal medication use -- how to tell the difference between a possible reaction to medication and changes in chronic health conditions; things that can put you at risk for falls and dangerous medication interactions; and community resources. Friday, August 14 from 10am to 11:30am at the Red Mountain Multigenerational Center, 7550 E Adobe Road in Classroom 1. To register, call Mesa PD at 480-644-5014 or call Deaune Jacobs with East Valley Adult Resources, at 480-218-2221. Sponsored by the Mesa Police Department's Upbeat Aging Board in partnership with East Valley Adult Resources.
Have you received a photo radar citation?
Please note that the URL listed on the citation (www.mesaaz.gov/police/PhotoEnforcement/Default.aspx) is no longer valid. Our Photo Safety webpage can be found here.
Next session of the Citizen Police Academy begins September 9.
Our Citizen Police Academy is a great way to get an inside look at law enforcement. This academy is designed to provide participants with an understanding of the operations and resources of the department. This is not the recruit academy. If you are 19 years of age, reside in or are employed in the city of Mesa, no prior felony arrests and no misdemeanor arrests within one year of your application, you are eligible to attend! More information, including the application, can be found here. This academy class will end on November 18, 2015.
Are you or someone you know caring for someone with Alzheimer's or a related dementia?
The Mesa Police Department is dedicated to keeping residents of Mesa safe, especially those with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias (AD/D), who may leave their home and become lost. For that reason we offer a free Adult Information Kit for families and caregivers who are caring for someone with AD/D. In addition, we strive to make Mesa a "dementia friendly community" so that persons with Alzheimer's disease and dementia are met with understanding and support. If you own a business or work in Mesa please take a moment to view our brochure "Become a Dementia Friendly Business." Read more information and download the Kit and brochures here.
Mesa Family Advocacy Center Partnering with Safe Place
Our Mesa Family Advocacy Center (MFAC) is now a partner in the Safe Place Program. Safe Place is for youth 12-17 years old who need help. Youth can go to any location displaying a Safe Place Logo and request assistance. There is no cost to the youth or their family and it is available 24/7 & holidays. Download information cards.
Download the Mesa PD App!
The Mesa Police Department is proud to present our mobile application for IOS/Droid. This free application gives you access to the latest news, photos, videos, events, alerts and crime information no matter where you are. In addition, the application allows two way communications using Twitter and Facebook with a special feature for submitting anonymous tips to the Department. Check out all the features and where to download here.
Arizona Counter Terrorism Information Center (ACTIC)
To report any suspicious activity that might be terrorist related, call 1-877-272-8329 (1-877-2SAVEAZ).
Cell Phone Collection
Our Mesa Family Advocacy Center (MFAC) wants your old cell phones, whether they work or not. Working phones will be giving to victims for 911 access only. (Cell phones can be used to dial 911 without subscribing to a service provider.) Non-working phones will be recycled and monies earned will assist victims of crime. Please consider donating your old cell phone/s and make a difference. Phones can be dropped off at the Mesa Family Advocacy Center, 225 E. 1st Street in Mesa (west of Mesa Drive between University and Main), Monday - Friday, 8am to 5pm. Direct questions to 480-644-3949.