Maricopa Police Department
The Maricopa Police Department is committed to working in partnership with our community to improve the quality of life in our city. We are dedicated to solving community problems, the reduction of crime, the protection of life and property, and upholding the laws, ordinances, and the constitutional rights of all persons. We strive to accomplish these objectives without prejudice, with the highest of integrity, and with the support of the citizens we serve.
The Maricopa Police Department was awarded accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA). CALEA is a national organization that provides accreditation to law enforcement agencies if they have demonstrated a consistent adherence to best-practice standards. Inclusion into CALEA accreditation allows MPD to maintain professional excellence in terms of written directives, procedures, management decisions, preparedness, accountability, liability and risk exposure and relationship with the community.
Initial accreditation for the Maricopa Police Department occured in March, 2015. The accreditation is the culmination of five years of internal- and self-assessment by members of the department to ensure that policies and procedures reflect optimum standards in policing. The Maricopa Police Department is one of nine municipal law enforcement agencies in Arizona that is CALEA accredited. Maricopa Police Department is the newest and second smallest agency to recieve accreditation in the state.
The monthly Coffee with the Chief, will take place March 14, 2015, from 8 to 9:30 am at the MPD headquarters located at 39675 W. Civic Center Plaza South. This month the focus will be on the new communications center that will be located upcoming Copper Sky Police Substation. This month will also focus on the services provided to residents that travel for an extended period of time, including the House Watch Program offered by MPD Volunteers.
The monthly Coffee with the Chief, will take place February 14, 2015, from 8 to 9:30 am at the MPD headquarters located at 39675 W. Civic Center Plaza South. This month the focus will be on veteran resources located or being brought to the City of Maricopa. Several community outreach groups are scheduled to appear to provide information on programs available to the veteran community.
This event will have information from various groups who collaborate with the police department and respond to Maricopa and other cities within Pinal County for veteran crisis needs.