FY 2022 Accomplishments
- High Performing Governance
All sworn Officers received training on Building Clearances, Active Shooter Response, Taser Application, and NARCAN Administration.
Several FPD staff members (Officers and Police aides) assisted in parking and winter ordinance enforcement. We provided 32,311 total hours of training to our Officers, which includes recruit academy training as well as advanced officer training and field training.
We conducted multiple sessions of Citizen Response to Active Shooter events for the community.
Community Relations Office and other staff completed 997 public speaking presentations, public safety announcements as well as media releases which included radio and television interviews.
The FPD has improved the safety of our city streets by making 513 DUI arrests.
FPD formed a recruitment team to help fill vacant positions with sworn officers.
Purchased a new drone.
- Inclusive & Engaged Community
FPD continued to utilize Northern Arizona and other university students in internships in various divisions of the Flagstaff Police Department.
The CRO (Community Relations Office), conducted two Citizen’s Police Academies which met weekly on Wednesday nights and several Saturdays.
The Northern Arizona Law Enforcement Toy Drive delivered toys to approximately 510 children throughout Northern Arizona.
We continued to use and maintain transparency at http://fpdtransparency.com/ with the public on multiple high-profile cases and incidents through the year.
We hosted our second annual Hot Chocolate with a cop outreach event.
- Sustainable, Innovative Infrastructure
We continue to work on the large upgrade to our records management system.
Implemented TRACS reporting. Provides efficiencies to officers and records personnel (writing tickets and warnings and accident reports).
Purchased Draeger drug test kits to collect roadside evidence of drugged driving.
Purchased four field fingerprint identification devices to help positively identify unknown suspects.
Monthly problem-solving meetings were held with the Downtown Business Alliance.
A walking beat Officer is deployed daily to the downtown area to help with retail asset protection and tourism.
Police Officers coordinated and met monthly as part of the Flagstaff Retail Asset Protection Association (FRAPA) to exchange information on retail crime trends.
We launched our local High Country Police Training Academy.
Continued to provide public safety for several special events throughout the city.
Implemented a 911 diversion program to connect the Crisis Line and Terros to those needing mental health services.
Partnered with Catholic Charities to help protect unsheltered people from exposure to inclement weather conditions by transporting them to various service providers.
Wrote protocols and launched the Community Alliance Response and Engagement (CARE) unit.
- Environmental Stewardship
FPD conducted several nighttime fly-over operations and woods watch patrols to help prevent catastrophic wildfires during the high-risk summer months.
FPD committed a significant number of staff hours to assist in fire and flood management.
The Police Department continues to scan and save documents electronically and is phasing out electronic fax machines.
We utilized our E-bikes on several occasions to provide a safe environment for local freedom-of-speech events.