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Does AZ have state police?

Does AZ have state police?

Arizona Department of Public Safety | ARIZONA STATE TROOPERS.

How much does AZ state Trooper make?

A cadet trooper earns an annual salary of $64,118.08** while in the basic training academy (approximately 30 weeks). Upon graduation and certification, cadets are promoted to trooper (entry level), with an annual salary of $65,382.72**.

What is the difference between Arizona state trooper and highway patrol?

Normally, state police and state patrol are granted general authority across the entire state. Highway patrol agencies, however, have specific authority, which means authority is confined to specific areas within the state.

How many AZ state troopers are there?


Arizona Department of Public Safety
Operational structure
Headquarters 2222 West Encanto Boulevard Phoenix, Arizona 85009
Troopers 1171 (as of 2018)
Civilian members 900 (as of 2018)

Do the Arizona Rangers still exist?

Modern-day Arizona Rangers (1957 – Present) They were re-established in 1957 by a few surviving members of these original Arizona Territorial Rangers. The present day Arizona Rangers were officially recognized by the State of Arizona in 2002, when Arizona Governor Jane Hull signed Legislative Act 41.

How much does Police Academy cost in Arizona?

As an example, the Phoenix Regional Police Academy (PRPA) estimates that it costs approximately $28,000 to train each recruit.

Who is the head of Arizona DPS?

Colonel Heston Silbert – Director
Colonel Heston Silbert – Director Heston Silbert was confirmed as Director of the Arizona Department of Public Safety in March 2020. Prior to that, he was appointed Deputy Director of the Department in February 2015. Colonel Silbert retired from the Phoenix Police Department with 22-years of service.

Do state troopers outrank police?

State police, like the name says, work for state governments. That doesn’t mean state police outrank or give orders to the county cops. The two have separate spheres of authority, though they may work together.

What guns do Arizona police use?

The Department issued handgun is a Glock 17 Gen5, chambered in 9mm. The Patrol rifle is a Colt AR15 model 6920AZ issued with three, 30 round magazines. The 12 gauge Remington 870 shotguns are only authorized for carry when modified to their less lethal munitions configuration.

Can a Arizona Ranger pull you over?

Rangers have no law enforcement or investigative power and have no more authority than a resident of Arizona.

Are Arizona Rangers sworn officers?

Arizona Rangers work in pairs or with a sworn officer from your department and are always in uniform, armed with primary sidearm and secondary defensive means. Arizona Rangers exercise powers afforded by the Arizona Revised Statutes, or explicitly granted under the authority of the agency being assisted.