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PCSO Crime FAQs

Someone I know was just arrested. Who/where do I call to find out where they were taken?
PCSO Jail, Florence 520-866-5038.

How do I order a police report?
Police Incident Report’s are available by reporting in person at any of the following Substation’s and also at the Florence Administration Office (Records Unit). Hour of operation for both Region Office and Records Unit hours are from Monday-Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm (except holidays). To expedite your request, please have your incident case number ready when contacting either office.

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Parent Alert - "Inhalant Abuse"

Used nitrous oxide cartridges or

While many parents are aware of and informed about the dangers of illicit drugs, the potentially deadly effects of common household products often remain overlooked. Items like spray paint, adhesives, gasoline, cleaning fluids, nail polish remover, and markers aren't typically taken intro consideration because they were never intended to be used as drugs. However, inhaling the vapors from these and many other products can result in a powerful and potentially fatal intoxication.

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October is Time to Celebrate Safe Communities!

Arizona Attorney General Terry Goddard

Celebrate Safe CommunitiesEach year, law enforcement agencies, citizens, community groups, and government agencies join together in October for Crime Prevention Month. Whether your community has been hit by a new crime trend or mortgage foreclosure, or your block club or neighborhood watch program needs revitalizing, planning a safety event this October for Crime Prevention Month is a great way to keep your community safe, meet new partners, and make a difference in your community.

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New Years Safety Tip From Rural/Metro Fire Department

Do you still have a Christmas tree in your home? Live Christmas trees are often cut in the month of November and shipped to the southwest desert from cooler states.

Those same trees are then exposed to the Arizona sunlight and subjected to warm temperatures. The Christmas tree that was once fresh, green, and fragrant is not only quickly dying, it poses a serious safety hazard to you and your family.

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New Study: Kids Most Likely to Start Abusing Painkillers at 16

ALERT! ALERT! ALERT!

Among U.S. adolescents, misuse of prescription painkillers peaks at age 16, earlier than thought, a new large survey analysis reveals.

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Motorists should prepare for gusty winds across Arizona

ADOT reminds drivers to “Pull Aside, Stay Alive” if dust reduces visibility

The Arizona Department of Transportation cautions drivers that strong winds and blowing dust could impact travel today on Arizona’s highways.

The National Weather Service has issued wind and blowing dust advisories for much of the state, which are in effect in some areas beginning at 9 a.m. today.

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Queen Creek Fire Department encourages safety while grilling

 

May is National Barbecue Month, and the Queen Creek Fire Department wants you and your family to stay safe while cooking outdoors. According to the National Fire Protection Agency, gas grills constitute a higher risk, having been involved in an annual average of 6,900 home fires in 2005-09, while charcoal or other solid-fueled grills were involved in an annual average of 1,100 home fires. More than one-quarter (29%) of the home structure fires involving grills started on a courtyard, terrace or patio, 28% started on an exterior balcony or open porch, and 6% started in the kitchen.

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Queen Creek Fire Department encourages safety this holiday season

Each year fires occurring during the holiday season injure 1,650 Americans and cause over $990 million in damage. There are simple life-saving steps you can take to ensure a safe and happy holiday. By following some of the outlined precautionary tips, individuals can greatly reduce their chances of becoming a holiday fire casualty.

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Pull Aside • Stay Alive

At ADOT we always want to give drivers a warning of what’s coming up on the road ahead...

Whether it’s an impending freeway closure or a new type of traffic signal, we try our very best to get the word out ahead of time so motorists know what to expect.

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PSA: Please Read and Stay Safe

Over the last few weeks, we have received numerous complaints about several issues in our community.

As a public service announcement, we are sharing the information with all of you.  

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Protecting against Domestic Violence

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. This year many events are being held to also spotlight elder abuse, which is really late-life domestic v...

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Pool Safety Tips for the Summer

One of artist Paul Landau’s specialties is his photographic capture of hummingbirds.

Now that pool season is finally here, make sure you and your family are well aware of community and residential pool safety guidelines. Splashing around in even very shallow pools can be dangerous when young ones fall prey to slip and fall accidents, or in situations when kids are around a pool without adult supervision.

Taking steps to ensure everyone is following some basic safety precautions around the pool can prevent major accidents and injuries. 

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Planning How to Say "No" to Drugs and Alcohol

Many of us have told our children the importance of saying "no" when being offered drugs or alcohol.  However, how many of us have equipped them with the right tools to say no?  A simple "no" by itself is often not enough to deflect peer pressure.  It's important for kids to have a good reason.  That reason may vary depending on your child, their peer group, and the particular situation. 

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SCAM ALERT - Caller Impersonates PCSO to Collect Phantom COSC Jury Fines

A possible phone scam involving individuals attempting to collect Failure to Appear “fines” from unsuspecting residents has been reported to PCSO today.  At approximately 9:00 a.m. today a citizen living in Casa Grande received a phone call from a man claiming to be with the Pinal County Sheriff’s Office. He went on to inform the resident that she had failed to report for jury duty and a fine would be sent to her home. PCSO Deputies traced the number to a fax line in Jamaica. The caller then tries to garner credit card information to pay the “fine.”

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Scam Alert

There has been a report of a scam from a Solera homeowner that we wanted to share with the rest of the community. Apparently, an individual claimed he was an employee of Pulte and needed to check for interior wall cracks.

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San Tan Valley Sex Offender Update - August 2012

Ralph Robert Reese

Ralph Robert Reese

Convicted in 1985 of 6 counts of child molestation/dangerous crimes against children, on a 6 year old who was known to him, had a mandatory release date in 1998.

Convicted in 2002 for failure to register as a sex offender.

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San Tan Valley Sex Offender Update

In compliance with PCSO policy to alert the media and members of the public when a registered sex offender moves into the county, or changes address, here are the latest updates in San Tan Valley.

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Safety tips for deep frying a turkey

Thanksgiving is almost here and deep frying a turkey has increased in popularity as method to prepare the main course. The Queen Creek Fire Department wants you and your family to know that deep frying your turkey includes several risks.

These include a high risk of the fryer tipping over, the spilling of hot oil due to overfilling, overheating the cooking oil to the point of combustion, and the possibility of dangerous burns caused by the pot handles.

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SADD: teens are copying parents’ driving habits

With the holidays rapidly approaching, many teenagers will be behind the wheel visiting family and friends … and often copy­ing the driving behavior of their parents. But, is that a good thing? Not necessarily.

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Rural/Metro First Responders Keeping Kids Safe This Halloween

Halloween is one of the most anticipated holiday celebrations of the year for kids and kids at heart across the country. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, 41 million ghosts, goblins and tiny princesses will be trick-or-treating and Rural/Metro wants to help ensure all community members to have a safe and healthy Halloween.

Falls are the leading cause of injury on Halloween and fatal pedestrian accidents are four times more likely for 5 to 14 year olds on Halloween than any other night according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

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