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Surprise Police Department Police Department
14250 W. Statler Plaza
Surprise, Arizona 85374
Office 623.222.4000
Fax 623.222.4008
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For Immediate Release October 24, 2013
CONTACT: Sergeant Bert Anzini
Public Information Officer
623 222-4000

Surprise Police commemorate Domestic Violence Awareness Month with warrant roundup

SURPRISE, AZ ( October 24, 2013 ) On Wednesday, October 23, 2013, Surprise Police commemorated Domestic Violence Awareness Month by conducting a warrant roundup focused on arresting people wanted for offenses related to domestic violence.

Teams of officers and detectives searched the valley for offenders who had not resolved their domestic violence charges with the court. The warrants were related to offenses committed between family members including disorderly conduct, criminal damage, and assault. A total of 9 people were arrested during the event.

After the offenders were arrested and brought before a judge, Surprise Police provided them with information on breaking the cycle of violence, anger management, drug and alcohol abuse, and the locations of counseling centers. The goal of the event was to prevent further violence by apprehending and educating domestic violence offenders