Posted on: May 17, 2017

Surprise Police celebrating National Police Week

National Police Week officially began on Monday, May 15, 2017 and will run through Sunday, May 21, 2017.

The Surprise Police are joining law enforcement officers from around the country this week in order to celebrate National Police Week. National Police Week officially began on Monday, May 15, 2017 and will run through Sunday, May 21, 2017.

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Posted on: May 11, 2017

Police remind the public of current curfew ordinance in Surprise

Violation of the curfew is a class 1 misdemeanor; parents could also be cited.

As summer break quickly approaches, the Surprise Police Department want to remind residents of Surprise about the city’s curfew ordinance for those under the age of 18.

According to the city ordinance, it is unlawful for any minor to remain upon, go ...

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Posted on: May 11, 2017

Police remind the public to “Buckle Up Arizona…It’s the Law”!

The enforcement campaign is based upon high visibility traffic enforcement with a “zero-tolerance” approach towards seat belt and child safety seat usage.

In an effort to save more lives on Arizona’s roadways this month the Surprise Police Department is partnering with the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety and many other local law enforcement agencies to enforce Arizona’s sea...

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Posted on: May 11, 2017

Police seek public assistance in locating runaway teen from Surprise

Caity Brelsford, 17 years old, is described as a white female approximately 5'01" tall and 105 lbs with brown hair and hazel eyes.

Surprise Police are currently seeking the public’s assistance in locating Ms. Caity Brelsford, a 17 year old runaway.

Ms. Caity Brelsford is described as a white female approximately 5’01" tall and 105 lbs with brown hair and hazel eyes.

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Posted on: May 11, 2017

Police seek public assistance to identify shoplifting suspect in Surprise

The female suspect stole items from Kohl's with an estimated value of $200.

The Surprise Police are currently seeking the public’s assistance in locating and identifying a shoplifting suspect.

On January, 14, 2017, at approximately 11:50 am, a female suspect entered a local “Kohl’s” retail store...

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Posted on: May 11, 2017

Police warn against leaving kids, pets in hot vehicles

Remember, Hot Cars Can Kill!

As temperatures rise, Surprise Police are reminding residents of the deadly dangers of leaving kids and pets in cars through their “Hot Cars Can Kill” campaign.

According to the National Highway Safety Administration (NHTSA), heatstroke is one ...

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Posted on: May 10, 2017

The 7th annual VA2K Walk + Roll coming to Surprise

The annual Walk & Roll will take place on Wednesday, May 17, 2017 from 6:30 am - 10 am.

The Surprise Police invite the public to join them and our community partner, the Department of Veteran’s Affairs, at the 7th Annual VA2K 2017 Walk and Roll.

The annual Walk & Roll, 1.2 miles, will take place on Wednesday, May 17, 2017 from 6:30 ...

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Posted on: May 8, 2017

Police seek public assistance in locating runaway teen from Surprise

Tiana Hodges, 16 years old, is described as a black female approximately 5'08" tall and 160 lbs with black hair and brown eyes.

Surprise Police are currently seeking the public’s assistance in locating Tiana Hodges, a 16 year old runaway.

Tiana Hodges is described as a black female approximately 5’08" tall and 160 lbs with black hair and brown eyes.

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Posted on: May 8, 2017

Surprise Police Explorers receive Exploring’s Journey to Excellence Gold Award

This award is reserved for the top 10% of Exploring posts.

On May 2nd, 2017 the young men and women of the Surprise Police Department’s Exploring Post were presented with the Exploring Journey to Excellence Gold award for their dedication and service to the community during the 2016 calendar year. The a...

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Posted on: May 5, 2017

Local man pleads guilty to burglary and first degree murder

Mr. Lauro will serve 10.5 years for one count of Burglary in the First Degree and will serve two concurrent life sentences for two counts of First Degree Murder.

Earlier today, Andrew Thomas Lauro, a 25 year old man from Goodyear, Arizona, signed a plea agreement and pled guilty to two counts of First Degree Murder and one count of Burglary in the first degree.

Mr. Lauro was arrested on February 19, 2016, for his i...

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Posted on: May 2, 2017

Police seek public assistance in locating runaway teen from Surprise

Jasmine Portis, 13 years old, is described as a white female approximately 4'8" tall and 81 lbs with red hair and green eyes.

Surprise Police are currently seeking the public’s assistance in locating Jasmine Portis, a 13 year old runaway.

Jasmine Portis is described as a white female approximately 4'8" tall and 81 lbs with red hair and green eyes. She was last...

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Posted on: May 2, 2017

Police seek public assistance in locating runaway teen from Surprise

Serenity Peterson, 15 years old, is described as a white female approximately 5'5" tall and 140 lbs with brown hair and green eyes.

Surprise Police are currently seeking the public’s assistance in locating Serenity Peterson, a 15 year old runaway.

Serenity Peterson is described as a white female approximately 5'5" tall and 140 lbs with brown hair and green eyes. She...

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Posted on: May 2, 2017

Police seek public assistance to identify shoplifting suspect in Surprise

The suspect took 9 cans of baby formula and 2 cases of diapers without paying.

The Surprise Police are currently seeking the public’s assistance in locating and identifying a shoplifting suspect.

On 4/20/2017 a male subject entered the Walmart store in the area of the Loop 303 and Waddell Road and shoplifted 9 cans of baby form...

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Posted on: May 2, 2017

Police seek public assistance to identify shoplifting suspect in Surprise

The female suspect shoplifted 6 cans of baby formula from a Walmart in Surprise.

The Surprise Police are currently seeking the public’s assistance in locating and identifying a shoplifting suspect.

On 4/11/2017 around 7:40pm a female subject entered the Walmart store in the area of the Loop 303 and Waddell Road and shoplifted 6 c...

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Posted on: May 2, 2017

Police seek public assistance to identify shoplifting suspects in Surprise

The suspects left the store without paying for several power tools in their possession.

The Surprise Police are currently seeking the public’s assistance in locating and identifying two shoplifting suspects.

The individuals pictured below are believed to be involved in at least two shoplifting incidents in the City of Surprise. In both ...

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Posted on: May 1, 2017

Police seek public assistance in locating runaway teen from Surprise

Yesenia Mendoza, 15 years old, is described as a Hispanic female approximately 5' tall and 116 lbs with brown hair and green eyes.

Surprise Police are currently seeking the public’s assistance in locating Yesenia Mendoza, a 15 year old runaway.

Yesenia Mendoza is described as a Hispanic female approximately 5'00" tall and 116 lbs with brown hair and green eyes.

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Posted on: May 1, 2017

Police seek public assistance in locating runaway teen from Surprise

Roger Diaz, 16 years old, is described as a Hispanic male approximately 5'06" tall and 155 lbs with black hair and brown eyes.

Surprise Police are currently seeking the public’s assistance in locating Roger Diaz, a 16 year old runaway.

Roger Diaz is described as a Hispanic male approximately 5'06" tall and 155 lbs with black hair and brown eyes.

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Posted on: May 1, 2017

Police seek public assistance in locating runaway teen from Surprise

Andrisa Salazar, age 13, is described as a Hispanic female approximately 5' tall and 99 lbs with brown hair and brown eyes.

Surprise Police are currently seeking the public’s assistance in locating Andrisa Salazar, a 13 year old runaway.

Andrisa Salazar is described as a Hispanic female approximately 5'00" tall and 99 lbs with brown hair and brown eyes.

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Posted on: June 30, 2016

“Rose” and the Surprise Police provide update to MedReturn Program

Rose and the rest of the Surprise Police Department would like to thank the public for the continued success of the MedReturn program.

The Surprise Police Department recognizes the dangers associated with prescription medication abuse and the link it has to illegal drug abuse. Rose, the Department’s therapy dog, has seen first-paw the negative impact that substance abuse can have on fami...Read more...

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